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Law, Institutions, and Business in Greater China
Last Updated Date:   2 August 2022

5 Credits,  Semester 1

Course Description:
This module aims to explore the interaction between legal institutions and economic/business development in Greater China with focus on China. How has China been able to offset institutional weaknesses at home while achieving impressive economic results worldwide? Have China's experiences indicated an unorthodox model as captured in the term "Beijing Consensus"? To what extent is this model different from East Asian models and conventional thinking in economic growth? This course reviews theories about market development in the context of Greater China, including securities, corporate regulations, capital markets, property, sovereign wealth funds, foreign investment, and anti-corruption etc.

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Course Convenor: A/P Chen Weitseng

Co-teacher(s): NA

Module Codes: LL4237V / LL5237V / LL6237V / LLJ5237V

Contact Hours: 3 hr weekly seminars

Workload: 3 hours

Mode of Assessment: Reaction paper/class participation - 20%; Research Paper - 80% [Due: Thu, 10 Nov 2022 (9am)]

Preclusions: Nil

Prerequisites: NUS Compulsory Core Curriculum or its equivalent.

Examination Date: Different Mode of Examination

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