MNMGT201

Business Law and the Legal Environment

This paper overviews the sources of New Zealand business law and obligations that arise under this law, and critically examines the importance of key aspects of: the Legal System and Treaty of Waitangi; Jurisdiction; Business forms; Directors duties; Agency; Contracts and On-line Contracts; Consumer Law - Fair Trading Act 1996 and Consumer Guarantees Act 1993; Torts: negligence, defamation, invasion of privacy, negligent misstatement and passing off; Intellectual Property: copyright, trademarks and patents; privacy; employment law and issues in e-commerce.

This paper overviews the sources of New Zealand business law and obligations that arise under this law, and critically examines the importance of key aspects of: the Legal System and Treaty of Waitangi; Jurisdiction; Business forms; Directors duties; Agency; Contracts and On-line Contracts; Consumer Law - Fair Trading Act 1996 and Consumer Guarantees Act 1993; Torts: negligence, defamation, invasion of privacy, negligent misstatement and passing off; Intellectual Property: copyright, trademarks and patents; privacy; employment law and issues in e-commerce.

Paper Information

Points: 15.0
Internal assessment / examination: 50:50
Restriction(s): ACCT224, ACCT321, ACCT324, MNMGT301

Trimesters and Locations

Occurrence Code When taught Where taught

MNMGT201-21A (HAM), 21A (TGA), 21B (HAM) have been cancelled. Please contact the School or Faculty Office for more information.

Cancelled Occurrences

Cancelled Occurrences
21A (HAM)A Trimester : 1 Mar 2021 - 27 Jun 2021 Hamilton
21A (TGA)A Trimester : 1 Mar 2021 - 27 Jun 2021 Tauranga
21B (HAM)B Trimester : 12 Jul 2021 - 7 Nov 2021 Hamilton

Timetabled Lectures for Business Law and the Legal Environment (MNMGT201)

There are no timetabled lectures for 2021 occurrences of MNMGT201 in 2021.

NB:There may be other timetabled events for this paper such as tutorials or workshops.
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Indicative Fees for Business Law and the Legal Environment (MNMGT201)

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Paper Outlines

The following 2020 paper outlines are available for MNMGT201. Please contact the Faculty or School office for details on 2021 outlines.

Additional Information

Available Subjects:  Law

Other available years: Business Law and the Legal Environment - MNMGT201 (2020) , Business Law and the Legal Environment - MNMGT201 (2019) , Business Law and the Legal Environment - MNMGT201 (2018)

Paper details current as of : 14 June 2021 9:19am
Indicative fees current as of : 19 June 2021 4:30am

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