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LAW B262

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BUSINESS LAW I

LAW B262

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BUSINESS LAW I

Course Start Date
Spr 2023
Course Level
Middle
Length in Terms
1 term
Credits
5
Language
English
Fees ($) (including lab fees)
6,200
Future Terms
Aut 23, Spr 24, Aut 24
Quota and Schedule
Course Start Date
Course LevelLength in TermsCredits
Language
Fees ($) (including lab fees)
Future Terms
Spr 2023
Middle1 term5
English
6,200
Aut 23, Spr 24, Aut 24

Course Coordinator: Sui Selina Lu Siew, LL.B (Monash of Melbourne, Australia); PG Dip (Leo Cussen of Melbourne, Australia); LL.M (Newcastle, UK); Solicitor of Victoria (Australia); Advocate of Sarawak (Malaysia)

Advisory prerequisite(s)
You are advised to have already studied at least one foundation-level course.

Aims
This course aims to acquaint learners with the different areas of law that are usually applicable in the general business environment of Hong Kong. It introduces the development of Hong Kong law and its present legal system. It also provides a general framework on various aspects of commercial law, in particular the law of contract, the law of tort and the law governing different types of business organizations.

Contents
The course covers the following topics:

  • Legal system of the Hong Kong SAR
  • Contract law
  • Law of tort
  • Business organizations

Learning support
There will be four three-hour tutorials.

Assessment
There are two assignments and one examination. Students must use word processing software (such as Microsoft Word) to prepare the assignments, and submit the assignments via the Online Learning Environment (OLE).

Set book(s)
A custom textbook will be provided.