Banking Law in Australia, 10th edition

An essential text on the historical context, current practice and future directions of the law of banking.

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ISBN/ISSN: 9780409352627
Release Date: March 26, 2021
AUD$ 156.00
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ISBN/ISSN: 9780409352634
Release Date: March 26, 2021
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Banking Law in Australia 10th edition includes major revisions to chapters dealing with the Australian banking system and regulation following the Royal Commission into Misconduct in the Banking, Superannuation and Financial Services Industry. It covers in greater detail money laundering, monetary policy, and prudential regulation.

Content on payment and payment systems has been rewritten extensively to also cover direct debits, payment intermediaries, blockchains and cryptocurrencies, and hybrid systems.

The chapter on consumer protection has likewise been revised and expanded to cover the new Banking Code

Book Review - Law Society of Victoria | November 2021


• Explains the connection between low cash rates and the sudden interest in Central Bank Digital Currencies (CBDC)
• discusses blockchains in detail, explaining the difference between public, or ‘non-permissioned’, blockchains and private, or ‘permissioned’ blockchains

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• Black and Hanrahan, Securities and Financial Services Law, 10th ed
• Duggan, Australian Personal Property Securities Law, 3rd ed


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Table of contents

  • Chapter 1 Australian banking system

  • Chapter 2 Regulation

  • Chapter 3 Banker and customer

  • Chapter 4 Accounts

  • Chapter 5 Bills of exchange

  • Chapter 6 Duties of the banker

  • Chapter 7 Duties of the customer

  • Chapter 8 Cheques

  • Chapter 9 Payment and payment systems

  • Chapter 10 Blockchains and cryptocurrencies

  • Chapter 11 Payment under a mistake

  • Chapter 12 Consumer protection

  • Chapter 13 Lending: General principles

  • Chapter 14 Secured lending: Real property

  • Chapter 15 Secured lending: Personal property

  • Chapter 16 Lending: Guarantees

  • Chapter 17 Bankers’ lien and freezing orders

  • Chapter 18 Documentary credits