• Chinese Company Law
    • Koguan Law School
    • Credit. 2
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    • WILL BEGIN
    • Spring , 2015
    • 894
    • Course Description:
    • ( Exchange Programme )
    • This course is a basic course for international students and senior undergraduate students. It has been taught for 4 times (4 classes) since year 2011 and has been approved as an English-teaching Model Class and received grants from the Shanghai Education Committee and the Ministry of Education.

      The curriculum designed for undergraduate students is 48-hour teaching, including a 3-hour written exam in the end of the semester. It is set up for senior undergraduates every first semester in the academic year. At present, the scale of the class is about 50 students, including 4 to 8 international students who are mainly from South Korea and Japan. The course is taught in English.

      Meanwhile, the curriculum designed for international students is 32-hour teaching with 2 credits, plus an essay examination. The course is taught in the second semester. The scale of class is about 8 to 15 international students from various countries, i.e., the US, France, Mexico, Brazil, Germany, Japan, Singapore, Sweden, Australia and Greece. The course is taught in English.

      The goal of this course is to cultivate foreign-related legal talents who can directly use English to talk with foreign lawyers and to draft legal documents. This goal requires students to comprehend foreign laws and know foreign legal concepts and rules well; meanwhile, it requires students to skillfully use legal English by acquiring strong ability in written and oral English.

      On the other hand, this course helps international students to know more about Chinese Company Law and its differences from foreign company laws. After taking this course, international students are able to solve legal problems and conduct legal negotiations in a cross-border context.

      This course is commonly regarded by the students to be challenging but interesting. It certainly arouses their enthusiasm at the same time. Comparative angles further deepen the comprehension of Chinese Company Law for international students and help them build up a strong capability to solve legal issues.
    • Course Syllabus:
    • After completing the course, students should:
      1. Comprehend foreign laws and know foreign legal concepts and rules well;
      2. Acquire strong ability in written and oral English and use it skillfully;
      3. International students should know more about Chinese company law and its differences from foreign company laws;
      4. International graduates could use what they’ve learnt in the course to solve legal problems and conduct legal negotiations.
    • Schedule:
    • Topics / Credit hours / Teaching methodology / Tasks / Intended learning outcomes / Assessment methods

      1.Business vehicles/4 Credit hours/Lecture/report/comprehension/written test/essay exam
      2.Nature of companies /4 Credit hours/Lecture/report/comprehension/written test/ essay exam
      3.Piercing the corporate veil /4 Credit hours/Lecture/report/comprehension/written test/essay exam
      4.Promoters and pre-incorporation contracts/4 Credit hours/Lecture/report/ comprehension/ written test/ essay exam
      5.Corporate constitution/4 Credit hours/Lecture/report/comprehension/written test/ essay exam
      6.Directors’ duties/8 Credit hours/Lecture/report/comprehension/written test/essay exam
      7.Corporate contracting and protection of persons dealing with a company/4 Credit hours/Lecture/report/comprehension/written test/essay exam
      8.Shareholder remedies/4 Credit hours/Lecture/report/comprehension/written test/
      essay exam
      9.Corporate finance/8/Lecture/report/comprehension/written test/essay exam
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    20%/presentation
    20%/ essay
    60%/ final examination
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