Coursebooks

Practical business law

MGT-455

Lecturer(s) :

Cherpillod Denis

Language:

English

Summary

The course covers the fundamental concepts of business law from a practical standpoint, including contracts and company law, intellectual property, competition law and data protection, with a special focus on issues specific to start-up companies.

Content

This course will cover the legal foundation of business transactions with focus on practical handling of legal issues frequently arising in a business context. This course includes:

Specific skills will be taught, such as understanding contractual documents, drafting typical contractual clauses and some negotiation techniques and pitfalls.

Finally, this course draws the students' attention to certain issues relating to regulatory matters, taxation and dispute resolution.

Keywords

Law, legal, negotiation, business transactions, contracts, companies, intellectual property, competition law, data protection, start-ups.

Learning Outcomes

Transversal skills

Teaching methods

Lecture, case studies, critical analysis, class discussions and (based on students' interest) role game.

Assessment methods

Continuous assessment combining:

20% class participation
80% written exam (closed book, i.e. without access to personal notes or course material except legal provisions)

Resources

Virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI)

No

Moodle Link

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  • Autumn semester
  • Winter sessions
  • Spring semester
  • Summer sessions
  • Lecture in French
  • Lecture in English
  • Lecture in German