Global Business Law and Regulation Advanced

Module code: M6116
Level 6
15 credits in spring semester
Teaching method: Lecture, Seminar
Assessment modes: Essay

The module examines the legal and regulation issues associated with Global Business at an advanced level, in particular where transnational corporate assets and liabilities are located in multiple jurisdictions. It addresses how relevant legal and regulatory frameworks are shaped and how they have evolved through judicial practice. Potential topics focusing on current global business challenges include foreign-cubed litigation, reverse mergers, global settlement and compliance vis-à-vis litigation in terms of global governance. The module also enables students to develop an interdisciplinary understanding of the global context of operations of transnational businesses.

Module learning outcomes

  • Systematically appreciate the principles and institutions in their economic and political perspectives;
  • Critically evaluate arguments and key judgments on issues of global business law and regulation in diverse jurisdictions;
  • Systematically analyse the cutting-edge global challenges in cross-border contexts in more depth; and
  • Demonstrate an ability to identify a range of solutions at an advanced level.