This subject focuses on the basis of law and regulatory structure for financial services in Australia, and the role of ethics and ethical guidelines in business decisions and conduct, of which an understanding is fundamental to any role in the finance sector. The subject includes an exploration of the Australian legal system and regulatory frameworks, as they apply to banking, wealth management, and capital markets. Ethics and its application to decision-making is discussed, with a focus on a practical approach to the common ethical dilemmas that may be encountered in the financial services sector. Foundational knowledge on risk management is also covered, which provides a basis for later subjects in this area. For more information, please refer to the subject outline.