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ASIAI003 Legal Aspects of Asian Business 5 ECTS
Organised by
Asian Studies in Business and Business Cultures
Person in charge
Preceding studies
None; the course applies to exchange students, too.

General description

This course gives basic information and tools for understanding Asian Business law and Asian juridical environment.

Learning outcomes

The objective of the course is particularly to get the students acquainted with the legal aspects related to export and import process, technology transfer, licensing, franchising, joint ventures, wholly-owned foreign enterprises and for the procedures of repatriating the profits obtained from the enterprises in the Asia-Pacific Region.


The course introduces the students to the legal frames and practises of solving juridical problems in the Asia-Pacific Region. The main areas of emphasis are: characteristics of Asian, especially Chinese and Islamic business legislation, contract laws, capital and financial markets, trade and currency legislation, labor laws, taxation and intellectual property rights (IPR).

Teaching methods

Teaching method Contact Online
Lectures 20 h 0 h

Teaching language


Modes of study

Further information on modes of study is given by the lecturer in charge.


Numeric 1-5.

Study materials

Textbooks to be announced by the lecturer. Other materials, as given by the lecturer, will be delivered for Moodle.

Belongs to following study modules

School of Management
Asian Studies in Business and Business Cultures (Asian Studies in Business and Business Cultures)
Archived Teaching Schedule. Please refer to current Teaching Shedule.
School of Management