General Course Information
1.1 Course details
|Course name:||China Investment Law|
|Programme offered under:||LLB Programme|
|Designated research course:||Yes|
|Specialization:||Chinese law, Commercial, corporate and financial law, International trade and economic law|
|Prerequisites / Co-requisites:||No|
|Course offered to non-law students:||No|
|Credit point value:||6 credits|
1.2 Course description
This course provides a comprehensive, informed treatment and analysis of the legal, policy and business aspects of foreign direct investment in China. Areas covered include: current PRC foreign investment policies and priorities, including ncouraged industries investment incentives and investment protection; PRC regulatory authorities and government approval process; offshore structures; PRC foreign-related business and investment organizations: representative offices, branches offices, holding companies, foreign investment enterprises (FIEs): Sino-foreign cooperative and equity joint ventures, wholly foreign-owned enterprises (WFOEs), listed and unlisted Sino-foreign joint stock limited companies (JSLCs); practical joint venture contract drafting and operational issues; trading and distribution; technology transfer; conversions; mergers and acquisitions; selected regulatory issues: corporate income taxation, foreign exchange control; FIE debt and equity financing; out-bound China investment.
1.3 Course teachers
|Course convenor||Xianchu Zhangfirstname.lastname@example.org||CCT 504||By email|
2.1 Course Learning Outcomes (CLOs) for this course
CLO 1 The objectives of the course are to provide students with a critical understanding of the current legal regime of investment law in China, and to enable students to appreciate the theoretical and practical developments and concerns in the context of Chinese legal modernization.
The course will examine:
– The major legislations concerning foreign investment;
– The major commitments made by China to its WTO accession;
– The major government regulations and policies on foreign investment; and
– Relevant cases and practical concerns
A student who successfully completes the course will gain fundamental knowledge of the laws and regulation concerned and of contemporary theories, practices and current issues in this area.
2.2 LLB Programme Learning Outcomes (PLOs)
Please refer to the following link: https://course.law.hku.hk/llb-plo/
2.3 Programme Learning Outcomes to be achieved in this course
|PLO A||PLO B||PLO C||PLO D||PLO E||PLO F|
3.1 Assessment Summary
|Assessment task||Due date||Weighting||Feedback method*||Course learning outcomes|
|*Feedback method (to be determined by course teacher)|
|1||A general course report to be disseminated through Moodle|
|2||Individual feedback to be disseminated by email / through Moodle|
|3||Individual review meeting upon appointment|
|4||Group review meeting|
|5||In-class verbal feedback|
3.2 Assessment Detail
To be advised by course convenor(s).
3.3 Grading Criteria
Please refer to the following link: https://www.law.hku.hk/_files/law_programme_grade_descriptors.pdf
4.1 Learning Activity Plan
|Seminar:||3 hours / week for 12 teaching weeks|
|Private study time:||9.5 hours / week for 12 teaching weeks|
Remarks: the normative student study load per credit unit is 25 ± 5 hours (ie. 150 ± 30 hours for a 6-credit course), which includes all learning activities and experiences within and outside of classroom, and any assessment task and examinations and associated preparations.
4.2 Details of Learning Activities
To be advised by course convenor(s).
|Reading materials:||Reading materials are posted on Moodle|
|Core reading list:||TBA|
|Recommended reading list:||TBA|
Please refer to the following link: http://www.law.hku.hk/course/learning-resources/