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KATASA12 Legal and Ethical Aspects of Asian Business 5 ECTS
Period I Period II Period III Period IV
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Type or level of studies
Intermediate studies
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Degree Programme in Business Studies
School of Management

Learning outcomes

The objective of the course is particularly to get the students acquainted with legal and
ethical aspects related to export and import process, technology transfer, different
business modes, contract and taxation laws and Intellectual Property Rights (IPR).

General description

The course introduces the students to the legal frames and practices of solving
juridical problems in the Asia-Pacific Region. The main areas of emphasis are:
characteristics of Asian, especially Chinese, Indian and Islamic business legislation,
contract laws, capital and financial markets, trade and currency legislation, labor
laws, taxation and Intellectual Property Rights (IPR). Accordingly, business ethics
and corruption will be discussed in the course.

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Jukka Lahtinen, Teacher responsible

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27-Oct-2014 – 10-Nov-2014
Lectures 20 hours
Mon 27-Oct-2014 - 10-Nov-2014 weekly at 17.15-21, D11
Tue 28-Oct-2014 - 4-Nov-2014 weekly at 17.15-21, D11

Evaluation criteria

1 Lectures and exercises 20 h.
2 Project Work, written in a group of 3-4 students.

Study materials

1 Textbooks, to be announced by the course director.
2 Journals and other materials, informed by the lecturers.