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as of 7/3/2020

BUSINESS LAW
Country - Partner Institution - Programs: Hong Kong - Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) - 'Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST)'
UC Course SubjectBusiness Administration
Legal Studies
Number & Suffix: 164
Full UC Title: BUSINESS LAW 
Transcript Title: BUSINESS LAW 
UC QTR Units - Division: 6.0 - Upper Division 
Course Description: This course examines the general legal framework and legal issues arising in day-to-day business dealings through the interpretation and analysis of business cases and statutes. It introduces basic principles of business law: laws of contract, contract for the sale of goods and service, professional negligence, agency, partnership, employment law, and business ethics. Topics covered include basic legal principles and rules required by business personnel; situations encountered in the professional field; legislative materials and legal documents; relevant legal issues which may arise in the context of legal occupations; Hong Kong legal system, the court system and the sources of Hong Kong law; legal system on litigants’ rights and duties; essential elements of a valid contract and the remedies available in case of a breach of contract; role of contract law on consumer-related issues; role of employment law on job-related issues and employment disputes; law of torts and the right to compensation and damages; Sale of Goods Ordinance; and corporate and partnership law. 
Language of Instruction: English
 
Partner Title: BUSINESS LAW 
Partner University Department: Accounting 
Partner University Course Number: ACCT3610