Course code JUS102

JUS102 Law of Contract and Companies

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Course responsible: Ingrid Wang Larsen
Teachers: Gunnhild Storbekkrønning Solli
ECTS credits: 5
Faculty: Faculty of Landscape and Society
Teaching language: NO
(NO=norsk, EN=Engelsk)
Teaching exam periods:
This course starts in Spring parallel. This course has teaching/evaluation in Spring parallel.
Course frequency: Annually
First time: 2006V
Preferential right:
No
Course contents:
Lectures: law of contracts, contract interpretation, law of companies. There will be voluntary assignments with review in plenary.
Learning outcome:
The course should provide the students with an understanding of how contracts are used in practice and give an overview of the most common types of companies in Norway. The students should become able to systemise and solve legal problems that arise in the most common types of contracts. The students should acquire a good understanding of how contracts are made and how they are interpreted in interaction with texts of a statute. Thet should acquire an understanding of how different types of companies function, especially with regard to distribution of responsibility, organisation and representation in agreements. The students should acquire a good understanding of the company type AS (Private limited company), and become familiar with ASA (Public limited company), ANS (General partnership) and DA. The students should acquire a good understanding of the rules on breach of contract, hereunder defects, delays, complaints, cancellation and compensation. 
Learning activities:
Lectures, voluntary group work and self-study.
Teaching support:

Study platform https://nmbu.instructure.com/Canvas

Timetable: https://cloud.timeedit.net/nmbu/web/student/TimeEdit

Syllabus:
Langfeldt and Bråthen: Lov og rett for næringslivet. 22. edition or later.
Recommended prerequisites:
JUS100 is strongly recommended.
Mandatory activity:
No mandatory activities. 
Assessment:
Written exam, 3.5 hours. Grad scale A-F. 
Nominal workload:
Work effort (Self-study and voluntary group work) is 125 hours.  Lectures: 25 hours. 
Entrance requirements:
Minimum requirements for entrance to higher education in Norway (generell studiekompetanse)
Type of course:
Lectures: 25 hours, incl. review of assignments.
Examiner:
Answers are evaluated by a group of examiners consisting of the teacher and external examiners. A random selection of candidates is evaluated individually by all examiners, and becomes the basis of an evaluation conference where a common level of evaluation is established.
Allowed examination aids: A2 No calculator, other aids as specified
Examination details: Written exam: A - E / F