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CLAW3888: Law and Regulation of Fintech

Fintech is an essential component of the Third Industrial Revolution, particularly in relation to lowering costs, increasing efficiency and making financial services more accessible. Students are equipped with an understanding of innovation in the financial system, and how these developments interact with current laws and regulations in the global markets. This unit provides students with insights into a wide range of topics, including smart contracts, privacy law and big data, virtual currencies and mobile payments, investor protection and crowd funding, property law and cryptosecurities.

Code CLAW3888
Academic unit
Credit points 6
Completion of at least 48 credit points

At the completion of this unit, you should be able to:

  • LO1. Evaluate areas of legal and regulatory uncertainty with respect to fintech companies by analysing laws, regulations and case studies.
  • LO2. Apply the legal and regulatory tools and case studies learned to solve issues in fintech.
  • LO3. Evaluate how Australia and different jurisdictions are regulating fintech in the global market by taking a comparative approach of laws and regulations.

Unit outlines

Unit outlines will be available 2 weeks before the first day of teaching for the relevant session.