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ABSL210: Δίκαιο των Επιχειρήσεων Ι

Course Contents The Legal System of Cyprus: Definition   of   Law.   Distinguishing   between   types   of   law.   Considering   the   sources   of   law   in   Cyprus, namely   the   European   Law,   the   Constitution,   Case   Law,   Common   Law   &   Equity.   Meaning   and application   of   the   doctrine   of   precedent   and   the   doctrine   of   necessity.   Court   structure,   hierarchy and   jurisdiction.   EU   institutions.   Examination   of   sources   of   EU   law   (regulations,   directives   etc). Considering   the   notions   of   direct   effect   and   direct   applicability.   Meaning   of   human   rights   and their protection in Cyprus . Analysis/Introduction to Contract Law – Formation of Contracts I:   Contract   law   definitions   and   Principles.   Examination   of   the   elements   that   are   required   for   a legally    binding    contract    to    exist    and    analysis    of    the    main    elements:    offer,    acceptance, consideration,    intention.    Types    of    Contracts.    Distinguishing    offers    from    invitations    to    treat. Explanation of the doctrine of Promissory Estoppel and Privity of Contract. Vitiating Factors of Contract and Terms – Formation of Contract II: Distinguishing     between     terms     and     representations.     Classification     of     contractual     terms (conditions,   warranties   etc).   Meaning   and   effect   of   breach   of   contract.   Remedies   and   rules   for awarding damages. The Law of Torts: The   effect   of   tort   law   as   part   of   the   law   of   obligation.   Distinction   between   liabilities   and   nature   of tort and contract. Types of torts, namely the tort of negligence. Introduction to Company Law: The   effect   of   separate   legal   personality,   distinguishing   between   different   types   of   companies (private/public   company   and   between   companies   limited   by   shares/by   guarantee)   and   from other forms of businesses, such as partnerships. Learning Outcomes of the course unit By the end of the course, the students should be able to: 1 . Acquire   knowledge   of   the   foundations   of   business   law   and   how   these   operate   within   context   of business. 2 . Explain   the   main   sources   of   law   of   Cyprus   including   the   application   of   EU   Law   and   UK   Law,   the structure and jurisdiction of the Courts and the application of legal doctrines. 3 . Analyse   the   main   elements   of   a   legally   binding   contract,   appreciate   the   key   role   of   contract terms   in   commercial   transactions,   understand   the   effects   of   breaching   a   contract,   the   rules   in relation to recovering damages and the remedies available to the innocent party. 4 . Understand   the   difference   between   law   of   torts   and   law   of   contracts,   the   different   types   of   torts including the tort of negligence. 5 . Understand     the     structure     and     differences     between     various     entities     (companies     and partnerships), advise and compare in terms of liability. 6 . Analyse   the   legal   liability   of   parties   in   business   transactions   and   to   demonstrate   the   capacity   for legal analysis, research and problem solving skills within the context of Business Law. 7 . Develop   a   critical   understanding   of   the   law   so   as   to   be   able   to   apply   the   legal   principles   (and case law) to various practical situations and to produce written advice.
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Μαθήματα

ABSL210: Δίκαιο των Επιχειρήσεων Ι

Course Contents The Legal System of Cyprus: Definition   of   Law.   Distinguishing   between   types   of   law. Considering    the    sources    of    law    in    Cyprus,    namely    the European   Law,   the   Constitution,   Case   Law,   Common   Law &    Equity.    Meaning    and    application    of    the    doctrine    of precedent   and   the   doctrine   of   necessity.   Court   structure, hierarchy   and   jurisdiction.   EU   institutions.   Examination   of sources   of   EU   law   (regulations,   directives   etc).   Considering the     notions     of     direct     effect     and     direct     applicability. Meaning of human rights and their protection in Cyprus . Analysis/Introduction    to    Contract    Law    –    Formation    of Contracts I:   Contract    law    definitions    and    Principles.    Examination    of the    elements    that    are    required    for    a    legally    binding contract   to   exist   and   analysis   of   the   main   elements:   offer, acceptance,   consideration,   intention.   Types   of   Contracts. Distinguishing   offers   from   invitations   to   treat.   Explanation of    the    doctrine    of    Promissory    Estoppel    and    Privity    of Contract. Vitiating    Factors    of    Contract    and    Terms    –    Formation    of Contract II: Distinguishing      between      terms      and      representations. Classification   of   contractual   terms   (conditions,   warranties etc).   Meaning   and   effect   of   breach   of   contract.   Remedies and rules for awarding damages. The Law of Torts: The   effect   of   tort   law   as   part   of   the   law   of   obligation. Distinction    between    liabilities    and    nature    of    tort    and contract. Types of torts, namely the tort of negligence. Introduction to Company Law: The    effect    of    separate    legal    personality,    distinguishing between    different    types    of    companies    (private/public company   and   between   companies   limited   by   shares/by guarantee)   and   from   other   forms   of   businesses,   such   as partnerships. Learning Outcomes of the course unit By the end of the course, the students should be able to: 1 . Acquire    knowledge    of    the    foundations    of    business    law and how these operate within context of business. 2 . Explain   the   main   sources   of   law   of   Cyprus   including   the application    of    EU    Law    and    UK    Law,    the    structure    and jurisdiction    of    the    Courts    and    the    application    of    legal doctrines. 3 . Analyse   the   main   elements   of   a   legally   binding   contract, appreciate   the   key   role   of   contract   terms   in   commercial transactions,     understand     the     effects     of     breaching     a contract,   the   rules   in   relation   to   recovering   damages   and the remedies available to the innocent party. 4 . Understand   the   difference   between   law   of   torts   and   law of   contracts,   the   different   types   of   torts   including   the   tort of negligence. 5 . Understand     the     structure     and     differences     between various   entities   (companies   and   partnerships),   advise   and compare in terms of liability. 6 . Analyse      the      legal      liability      of      parties      in      business transactions    and    to    demonstrate    the    capacity    for    legal analysis,   research   and   problem   solving   skills   within   the context of Business Law. 7 . Develop   a   critical   understanding   of   the   law   so   as   to   be able   to   apply   the   legal   principles   (and   case   law)   to   various practical situations and to produce written advice.