Course Information Package
|Course Unit Title||BUSINESS LAW II|
|Course Unit Code||ABSL310|
|Course Unit Details|
|Number of ECTS credits allocated||5|
|Learning Outcomes of the course unit||By the end of the course, the students should be able to:|
|Mode of Delivery||Face-to-face|
|Recommended optional program components||NONE|
The Law of Contracts: Review of the elements that are required for a legally binding contract. Meaning and effect of breach of contract (measure of damages, remoteness of damage & equitable remedies). Effect and application of exclusion clauses. Analysis of
The Law of Negligence: Analysis of the notion of duty of care and breach of that duty, as well as remoteness of damage caused due to negligence. Defenses to an action of Negligence.
The Law of Agency: Distinctive features of commercial agency (actual and apparent authority), creation of agency relationship (express, implication, ratification, estoppel etc). Agent’s duties and Liability.
Company law and Partnership Law: Structure, formation and management. Incorporation of a company, analysis of the constitutional documents of a company (Memorandum and Articles of Association). Analysis of issues such as Ultra Vires and pre-incorporation contracts. Directors’ role and duties (namely fiduciary duties). Meetings and resolutions of the company. Different types of partners and partnerships.
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|Planned learning activities and teaching methods||The taught part course is delivered to the students by means of lecturers, conducted with the help of computer presentations and the use of the board. Lecture notes and other course material (such as case study questions and answers) are available to students through the web.|
|Assessment methods and criteria|
|Language of instruction||English|