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Loss and Damage and other Dispute Engagements - ACCG889

This unit covers the legal context within which damages can be quantified and the various methods applied to quantify the amount recoverable. Damages for breach of contract, negligence and other torts, and misleading or deceptive conduct, are investigated. The unit also covers other financial remedies such as account of profits and statutory compensation, the specialised areas of insurance claims and family law, and the preparation and use of expert witness reports. Students will learn issues relating to loss and damage and other dispute engagements using case studies. This unit develops graduate capabilities centered upon critical and analytical thinking, research and problem solving capability and develops students' ability to make personal judgements.

The unit is delivered in intensive mode over the first seven weeks of the session.

Credit Points: 4
When Offered:

S1 Weekend - Session 1, North Ryde, Weekend

S2 Weekend - Session 2, North Ryde, Weekend

Staff Contact(s): Professor Rahat Munir

Admission to MCom or GradDipForAccg Prerequisite Information


Unit Designation(s):


Assessed As: Graded
Offered By:

Department of Accounting and Corporate Governance

Faculty of Business and Economics

Course structures, including unit offerings, are subject to change.
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