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LAWS13-120: Law and Investment in China


Law and Investment in China is an undergraduate elective subject offered by the Faculty of Law. This subject provides an overview of the legal framework for doing business in China. It examines a number of topics including China's constitution, legislation, court system, legal profession, business organisations, foreign investment enterprises, contracts, intellectual property, labour and employment, consumer protection, taxation, banking, securities, and dispute resolution.

Subject details

Code: LAWS13-120
Study areas:
  • Law

Learning outcomes

  1. Students will obtain a basic understanding of the legal framework for doing business in China.
  2. Students will acquire the necessary knowledge and skills to perform research on Chinese law, economy, and business practices.
  3. Students will be better prepared to deal with issues and challenges arising from international business transactions.

Enrolment requirements




There are no co-requisites

Assumed knowledge:

Assumed knowledge is the minimum level of knowledge of a subject area that students are assumed to have acquired through previous study. It is the responsibility of students to ensure they meet the assumed knowledge expectations of the subject. Students who do not possess this prior knowledge are strongly recommended against enrolling and do so at their own risk. No concessions will be made for students’ lack of prior knowledge.


This subject is not available as a general elective. To be eligible for enrolment, the subject must be specified in the students’ program structure.