Japanese Business Law
Law School Description
This course involves active exploration of Japanese business law and the related business and social environments. In the first half of the semester, we study an overview of the Japanese judicial system, look at Japanese contract consciousness and contract law, and Japanese corporate governance. In the second half of the semester, topics of study are selected by the class. Course responsibilities include a variety of collaborative assignments and presentations with ample consideration of real-world practice concerns.
Uh Mānoa Catalog Description
Focus on the legal environment facing foreign businesses operating in Japan. Includes consideration of the business environment and culture, issues relating to governmental oversight, contract consciousness, corporate law, and dispute resolution. Uses the example of an actual joint venture between an American and a Japanese company as a tool for studying the relevant issues from a practical perspective.