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Unit description

Introduces students to the fundamentals of Chinese Business law.  The main framework of the Chinese Judicial system is introduced. Various aspects of the system are reviewed including contract and agency, consumer protection and bankruptcy laws.  Students explore the difference between Australian and Chinese business law. New developments in law are also discussed. 

Unit content

Topic 1: The Legal Framework of People’s Republic of China—values and traditions

Topic 2:  Law of Tort

Topic 3:  Contract Law and Agency Law

Topic 4:  Insurance Law

Topic 5: Consumer Protection Law and Credit Cards

Topic 6: Company Law

Topic 7: Bankruptcy Law

Topic 8:  Banking Law

Learning outcomes

Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:
1demonstrate an understanding of the main framework of the Chinese legal system
2demonstrate a knowledge of the underpinning framework of Chinese Business Law
3compare Australian and Chinese business law systems
4discuss the significance and status of new areas of Chinese Business Law
5demonstrate the skills of legal research, critical analysis and persuasive writing.

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

  1. demonstrate an understanding of the main framework of the Chinese legal system
  2. demonstrate a knowledge of the underpinning framework of Chinese Business Law
  3. compare Australian and Chinese business law systems
  4. discuss the significance and status of new areas of Chinese Business Law
  5. demonstrate the skills of legal research, critical analysis and persuasive writing.

Teaching and assessment

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