Chinese Business Law
This course aims to train students in the following areas:
1. Understanding the past and likely future of the overall legal regime governing foreign business activities.
2. Understanding the current economic, political, and social features of China that affect foreign business activities.
3. Understanding the key features of the substantive rules governing particular subject matter areas such as company law (including companies with foreign investment), mergers and acquisitions, antimonopoly law, contract law, land law, dispute resolution, and international trade under the WTO.
4. Understanding the institutions of the Chinese legal system—legislative, administrative, and judicial—in order to appreciate how the significance of various rules may differ according to their source or character.
Please note that course organization and content may vary substantially from semester to semester and descriptions are not necessarily professor specific. Please contact the instructor directly if you have particular course-related questions.