LLAW314-23S1 (C) Semester One 2023

Serious Financial Crime

15 points

Start Date: Monday, 20 February 2023
End Date: Sunday, 25 June 2023
Withdrawal Dates
Last Day to withdraw from this course:
  • Without financial penalty (full fee refund): Sunday, 5 March 2023
  • Without academic penalty (including no fee refund): Sunday, 14 May 2023


The course examines the nature of selected types of serious financial crime, including money laundering, terrorist financing, corruption, and investment frauds. It offers an introduction to the related laws, institutions, and countermeasures against these crimes in New Zealand and internationally. It also identifies the main challenges in combating the emerging financial crime typologies that are committed transnationally and/or use new technologies.

Learning Outcomes

University Graduate Attributes

This course will provide students with an opportunity to develop the Graduate Attributes specified below:

Critically competent in a core academic discipline of their award

Students know and can critically evaluate and, where applicable, apply this knowledge to topics/issues within their majoring subject.




Equivalent Courses

Course Coordinator

For further information see Faculty of Law Head of Department


Assessment Due Date Percentage 
Online Quiz 24 Mar 2023 10%
Research Essay (4,000 words) 27 Apr 2023 40%
Final Exam 50%

Indicative Fees

Domestic fee $868.00

International fee $4,488.00

* All fees are inclusive of NZ GST or any equivalent overseas tax, and do not include any programme level discount or additional course-related expenses.

For further information see Faculty of Law .

All LLAW314 Occurrences

  • LLAW314-23S1 (C) Semester One 2023