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CO5119 - Business Law

Credit points: 3
Year: 2014
Student Contribution Band: Band 3
Administered by: School of Law Office (pre 2015)

This subject addresses the legal foundations of business. Focus will be on the nature, role and sources of law; the major legal systems of the world; the common law system; the laws regulating agreements, obligations and property; industrial and intellectual property; restrictive trade practices and fair trading; financial instruments and securities; technology transfers including licensing and franchising; legal process and alternative dispute resolution.

Learning Outcomes

  • understand national and international legal and regulatory systems within which business operates;
  • understand key legal provisions that impact on business, its structure(s), and method(s) of operation;
  • compare and contrast the competing needs and interests of business entities, their owners, consumers, creditors and society as a whole and critique the ability of the current legal framework to balance and satisfy those competing needs and interests.
Inadmissible
Subject
Combinations:
LB5004 CO5108

Availabilities

Townsville, Internal, Study Period 1
Census Date 27-Mar-2014
Coord/Lect: Professor Stephen Graw.
Workload expectations:
  • 36 hours lectures - As per Subject Guide
Assessment: end of semester exam (50%); assignments (50%).

Cairns, Internal, Study Period 1
Census Date 27-Mar-2014
Coordinator: Professor Stephen Graw
Lecturers: Professor Stephen Graw, Mr Neil Dunbar.
Workload expectations:
  • 36 hours lectures - As per Subject Guide
Assessment: end of semester exam (50%); assignments (50%).

JCU Singapore, Internal, Study Period 51
Census Date 20-Mar-2014
Coordinator: Professor Stephen Graw
Lecturers: <Person not found>, <Person not found>.
Workload expectations:
  • 36 hours lectures - As per Subject Guide
Assessment: end of semester exam (50%); assignments (50%).

JCU Singapore, Internal, Study Period 52
Census Date 17-Jul-2014
Coordinator: Professor Stephen Graw
Lecturers: <Person not found>, <Person not found>.
Workload expectations:
  • 36 hours lectures - As per Subject Guide
Assessment: end of semester exam (50%); assignments (50%).

JCU Singapore, Internal, Study Period 53
Census Date 13-Nov-2014
Coordinator: Ms Heron Loban
Lecturer: <Person not found>.
Workload expectations:
  • 36 hours lectures - As per Subject Guide
Assessment: end of semester exam (50%); assignments (50%).
Restrictions: An enrolment quota applies to this offering.

JCU Brisbane, Internal, Study Period 21
Census Date 17-Apr-2014
Coordinator: Professor Stephen Graw, Mr Neil Dunbar
Lecturer: <Person not found>.
Workload expectations:
  • 36 hours lectures - As per Subject Guide
Assessment: end of semester exam (50%); assignments (50%).

JCU Brisbane, Internal, Study Period 23
Census Date 11-Dec-2014
Coordinator: Professor Stephen Graw, Mr Neil Dunbar
Lecturer: <Person not found>.
Workload expectations:
  • 36 hours lectures - As per Subject Guide
Assessment: end of semester exam (50%); assignments (50%).

JCU Brisbane, Limited, Study Period 25
Census Date 12-Jun-2014
Face to face teaching (Dates to be advised.)
Coordinator: Professor Stephen Graw
Workload expectations:
  • 36 hours lectures - As per Subject Guide
Assessment: end of semester exam (50%); assignments (50%).

JCU Brisbane, Internal, Study Period 22
Census Date 14-Aug-2014
Coordinator: Professor Stephen Graw, Mr Neil Dunbar
Lecturers: Mr Marcus Katter, <Person not found>.
Workload expectations:
  • 36 hours lectures - As per Subject Guide
Assessment: end of semester exam (50%); assignments (50%).

Note: Minor variations might occur due to the continuous Subject quality improvement process, and in case of minor variation(s) in assessment details, the Subject Outline represents the latest official information.