This module equips students with an in-depth awareness
and understanding of the practical legal responsibilities,
risks and issues that arise in today’s business
environment, so that they can be more effective in their
future roles as professionals, executives or entrepreneurs.
Students will begin by familiarising themselves with
the Singapore Legal Framework and the fundamentals
of Contract Law, with an emphasis on consumer
protection legislation. Thereafter, students will analyse
the implications of Tort of Negligence on businesses and
how it can extend one’s obligations towards consumers
and other third parties beyond that of contracts. Students
will also explore the issues involved in online business
transactions and intellectual property (IP) law using recent
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