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MLM703 - Chinese Commercial Law

Unit details

Year2016 unit information
Enrolment modes:

Trimester 2: Study Tour

Trimester 3: Burwood (Melbourne)

Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:KH Wang
Prerequisite:Nil
Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with: MLL703
Contact hours:

Campus: 1 x 3 hour seminar per week

Cloud(online): Learning experiences are via CloudDeakin

Study tour: Students will be required to attend a supervised study tour

Note:

The Deakin Law School reserves the right to not offer a study tour in any given year entirely at its discretion. Indication of interest in a study tour is not an assurance that the study tour will be offered.  Students should always identify an alternative unit to a study tour unit when planning their course.

Content

This unit aims to enable postgraduate students to develop an understanding of the Chinese legal system and its relationship to Chinese history and culture, as well as to develop an awareness of Chinese commercial law in the context of conducting business with China, in particular, trading with and investing in China. The unit covers China's legal history and current legal system; signing foreign related contracts in China; law of joint ventures and 100% foreign-owned enterprises; foreign trade law; protection of foreign intellectual property; banking and foreign exchange controls related to FIE's; labour and employment issues in foreign investment enterprises and dispute resolution.

Assessment

Written Assignment 4000 words 50%, Examination 2 hours 50%

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