• Offered by ANU Law School
  • ANU College ANU College of Law
  • Classification Advanced
  • Course subject Laws
  • Areas of interest Law
  • Academic career PGRD
  • Course convener
    • Dr Katherine Hall
  • Mode of delivery In Person
  • Offered in Winter Session 2020
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The course focuses on international anti-corruption law and practice from an Australian perspective. It examines in detail transnational bribery laws and enforcement regimes in Australia, the United States and the United Kingdom.

It considers practical efforts to combat corporate corruption, the psychology of corruption and contemporary challeges to enforcement including whistleblowers, deferred prosecution regimes and asset recover.

The course also includes includes a focus on the challenges presented by regulating corruption in the Asia-Pacific region.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:

  1. Demonstrate an strong understanding of the theory and practice underpinning anti-corruption and anti-bribery regulation
  2. Demonstrate a strong understanding of the anti-corruption laws in Australia, the United States and the UK affecting transnational business
  3. Understand the challenges faced by developing countries within the Asia Pacific region in combating corruption
  4. Understand the connection between national corporate governance regimes and anti-corruption laws
  5. Understand contemporary issues in anti-corruption regulation such as whistle-blower protections, deferred prosecution agreements and the psychology of corruption.

Other Information

This is an intensive course with a compulsory on campus component (see LLM timetable for dates).

Approximately 6 weeks from the completion of the on campus component your final assessment will be due. Contact with fellow students and the convenor, both prior to the intensive and after, is conducted via the Wattle course site.

Indicative Assessment

  1. Class participation (10) [LO 1,2,3,4,5]
  2. Class presentation/activity (may include research based group discussions, case-studies, mock debates) (20) [LO 1,2,3,4,5]
  3. Written analysis of class presentation (max 800 words) (10) [LO 1,2,3,4,5]
  4. Research essay (max 5000 words) (60) [LO 1,2,3,4,5]

The ANU uses Turnitin to enhance student citation and referencing techniques, and to assess assignment submissions as a component of the University's approach to managing Academic Integrity. While the use of Turnitin is not mandatory, the ANU highly recommends Turnitin is used by both teaching staff and students. For additional information regarding Turnitin please visit the ANU Online website.

Workload

Approximately 26 hours of face to face teaching, usually taught as an intensive. The course will also require advanced preparation through assigned readings. In total, it is anticipated that the hours required for completion of this course (class preparation, teaching and completion of assessment) will not exceed 120 hours.  


Click here for the LLM Masters Program timetable

Inherent Requirements

Not applicable

Requisite and Incompatibility

To enrol in this course you must be studying a: Master of Laws (7300XLLM, MLLM), Master of Laws in Migration (NLLML), Master of Laws in International Law (NLLIL), Master of Laws in Environmental Law (NLLEN), Master of Laws in Law, Governance & Development (NLLGD), Master of Laws in International Security Law (NLLSL), Master of Laws in Government and Regulation (NLLGR), Master of Legal Practice (MLEGP), OR Juris Doctor (7330XJD, 7330HJD or MJD) and have completed or be completing five 1000 level LAWS courses or five 6100 level LAWS courses; OR Graduate Certificate of Law (CLAW) and have completed or be completing LAWS8586 Law and Legal Institutions; OR Master of Military Law (MMILL). Students undertaking any ANU graduate program may apply for this course. Enrolments are accepted on a case-by-case basis. Please contact the ANU College of Law for permission number.

Prescribed Texts

Students must rely on the approved Class Summary which will be posted to the Programs and Courses site approximately 2 weeks prior to the commencement of the course.

Preliminary Reading

Students must rely on the approved Class Summary which will be posted to the Programs and Courses site approximately 2 weeks prior to the commencement of the course.

Fees

Tuition fees are for the academic year indicated at the top of the page.  

If you are a domestic graduate coursework or international student you will be required to pay tuition fees. Tuition fees are indexed annually. Further information for domestic and international students about tuition and other fees can be found at Fees.

Student Contribution Band:
3
Unit value:
6 units

If you are an undergraduate student and have been offered a Commonwealth supported place, your fees are set by the Australian Government for each course. At ANU 1 EFTSL is 48 units (normally 8 x 6-unit courses). You can find your student contribution amount for each course at Fees.  Where there is a unit range displayed for this course, not all unit options below may be available.

Units EFTSL
6.00 0.12500
Domestic fee paying students
Year Fee
2020 $4320
International fee paying students
Year Fee
2020 $5760
Note: Please note that fee information is for current year only.

Offerings, Dates and Class Summary Links

The list of offerings for future years is indicative only.
Class summaries, if available, can be accessed by clicking on the View link for the relevant class number.

Winter Session

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery Class Summary
6647 10 Sep 2020 TBA TBA 30 Oct 2020 In Person N/A

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