This course is designed to provide students with a general introduction to the legal environment that affects individuals, business transactions and business decisions. It is designed to assist students in identifying and minimizing potential areas of legal liability and risk. Students will be introduced to an overview of the Commonwealth Caribbean legal system, the laws and court decisions (case law) which may serve as external constraints on the business transactions/decisions. The course will focus on key legal principles and concepts as they relate to contract, agency and forms of business organizations. Students will also consider, in general terms, the policy concerns which inform the interpretation and development of the law.
BUSI 210: Business Law