Hong Kong Law Examination of Scope

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Hong Kong Law

Exam Date: 24 May 2010 (Tuesday)
Time: 14:30~17:15

Total answer three questions @ 300marks
1 question @ 100 marks
5 choose 3 questions

Business Law
Lecture 2 and 3 - Essential elements of a contract
← Essential elements of a contract
□ Offers
□ Acceptance
□ Consideration
□ Intention to be legally bound
← Consideration P.29~31
← Past consideration P.32~33
← Promise to perform existing obligations P.34~36
← Part payment of a debt P.37
← Doctrine of promissory estoppel P41~43
← Void and Voidable contracts P.56~57
← Misrepresentation P.67~74
□ Fraudulent
□ Negligent
□ Innocent
□ Consequences of misrepresentation
□ Misrepresentation and exemption clauses

Lecture 4 – Discharge of contracts and special contracts
← Discharge
□ Frustration P.6~8
□ Breach P.9
← Remedies P.10
← Damages P11~14
← Exemption clauses P.18~23
□ Common law restrictions
□ Contra proferentem rule
□ Statutory law restrictions

Lecture 5 – Introduction to Law of Torts and Professional Negligence ← Negligence P4~13
□ Basic requirements
□ The duty of care
□ Breach of Duty
□ Res ipsa loquitur
□ Causation
□ Damage must not be too remote
← General Defences P.29~34
□ Contributory negligence
□ Exemption clauses
□ Volenti non fit injuria
□ Novus Actus Interveniens

Company Law
Lecture 6 – Company Law: commercial organization and constitution ← Registered company P.24
← Legal Nature of Limited Companies P.25
← Legal Personality P.26
← Essential documentation for Incorporation P.44~46

Lecture 7 (I) – capital and finance of companies
← Fixed charge P.72
← Floating Charge P.73~74
← What is the Difference? P.75
← What are the disadvantages of a floating charge P.76
← Crystallization P.77~78
← Floating charge again P.79
← Priority of charges...
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