LAWS5213 Practical Issues with Chinese Contracts and Commercial Laws
- 6 points
|Not available in 2018||UWA (Perth)||Face to face|
- This is a compulsory unit of the Graduate Diploma in Chinese Business Law (20390) but advanced standing can be given where students have completed a course covering Chinese contract law and/or company law elsewhere. The unit provides students with (1) an overall discussion of how the contract law works in China; (2) an overall discussion of how the company law works in China; and (3) an overall discussion of other Chinese commercial laws such as banking law, anti-monopoly law, environment protection law, foreign investment approval, and Shanghai free trade zone.
The unit is specifically designed for providing knowledge concerning operating a foreign business in China.
- Students are able to (1) contextually evaluate the practice of contract law and company law in China and develop skills for engaging with the relevant practice; (2) identify and analyse specific topics of Chinese commercial laws; (3) identify the enforcement risk and the ethical implications of professional engagement in contracting in China; (4) recognise and evaluate opportunities and challenges for foreign business and critically analyse topics of contract law in China; (5) conduct independent research and group work, demonstrating a high level of theoretical and advanced integrated knowledge; (6) develop unique practical skills in interacting with China and engaging Chinese clients; (7) enhance their ability to work in a group and conduct independent research; and (8) organise and structure time and resources in the efficient pursuit of academic excellence and skill building.
- Typically this unit is assessed in the following ways: (1) group project (submission of a PowerPoint presentation on a given topic within one month after the completion of the intensive teaching period); (2) test; and (3) research paper (5600 words). Further information is available in the unit outline.
Supplementary assessment is not available in this unit.
- Unit Coordinator(s)
- Professor Ken Shao
- Contact hours
- Students must attend every day of the intensive period Thursday 26 to Sunday 29 July. Refer to the timetable website for exact times and locations.
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