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LS551B: CHOICE OF LAW FOR BUSINESS (2015-2016)

Last modified: 25 Mar 2016 11:38


Course Overview

This LLM course as a whole addresses choice of law for business, and focuses on three areas, namely contractual obligations, non-contractual obligations and corporate law. Students are expected to develop a clear understanding of relevant legislation and judgments, as well as to consider whether the law strikes an appropriate balance between party autonomy and the interests of states in prescribing relevant outcomes. The course is taught by means of seminars and guided independent reading.

Course Details

Study Type Postgraduate Level 5
Session Second Sub Session Credit Points 30 credits (15 ECTS credits)
Campus None. Sustained Study No
Co-ordinators
  • Dr Justin Borg-Barthet

Qualification Prerequisites

None.

What courses & programmes must have been taken before this course?

  • Law (LS) (Studied)
  • Any Postgraduate Programme (Studied)

What other courses must be taken with this course?

None.

What courses cannot be taken with this course?

None.

Are there a limited number of places available?

No

Course Description

The course will include seminars on the following matters: Party Autonomy and Public Interest in Choice of Law Choice of Law in Contract Choice of Law in Tort Choice of Law for Companies: Theories Choice of Law for Companies: Application (EU).

Degree Programmes for which this Course is Prescribed

None.

Contact Teaching Time

26 hours

This is the total time spent in lectures, tutorials and other class teaching.

Teaching Breakdown


Assessment

1 three hour written examination (60%); continuous assessment (40%). Students will be required to prepare two essays. Resit: 100% three-hour examination, to be taken at the next diet.

Formative Assessment

None.

Feedback

None.

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