Executive Diploma in Competition Law and Consumer Contracts
29 Aug 2016
The new Competition Ordinance (Cap. 619) brings in fundamental changes to businesses. In this regard, proper dealing with consumers, as always, is a major part of business operation in Hong Kong. In conducting trading and operation, businesses are with daily interfaces with laws and regulations, which are getting complicated and keep evulving.
This Executive Diploma aims at highlighting key areas of risks in business operations with a view to helping structuring their trade logistics for better business outcomes. Though case studies and legislation review, in relation to dealing with consumers under the legal regime of the Competition Ordinance (Cap. 619), managers, business executives and business owners may prepare properly to avoid such legal aspects to avoid traps and to safeguard their personal and corporate interests.
Topics covered are all crucial to them, which include Consumer Law Basics and Dispute Resulution, Competition Law Fundamentals and Conduct Rules, Merger Rules, Block exemptions and Enforcement.
The Programme also covers the key case laws and main means of alternative dispute resulution in relation to contractual disputes in such transactions, with reference to local and overseas experience.
Consumer Law Basics and Dispute Resulution (9 hours)
- Consumer contract essentials
- Product liability and service liability
- Exemption clauses, limitation clauses and unfair contract terms
- Consumer guarantees, warranties and implied terms
- Consumer dispute resulution, enforcement and remedies
Competition Law Fundamentals (18 hours)
- Overview of Hong Kong Competition Ordinance (Cap 619)
- Vertical agreements and horizontal agreements
- Meaning of "Demand and Supply" and Economies of Scales
- Market dominance or market power
- Monopulistic operation and uligopulistic operation
- Perfect competition and imperfect market
Conduct Rules, Merger Rules, Block Exemptions and Enforcement (18 hours)
- 1st conduct rule in operation
- 2nd conduct rule in operation
- Merger rule in operation
- Block exemptions in practice
- Enforcement and remedies
- Case study and case laws in the UK and the EU
Contact Hour: 45 Hours
Executive Diploma in Competition Law and Consumer Contracts will be awarded to those who have met all requirements.
Satisfactory Completion of the Programme
The minimum required attendance rate is 70%. No assessment is required for the Programme.
The lecturers are practicing barrister or barrister-at-law. It ensures up-to-dated case laws would be shared to participants.
The Hong Kong Legal Training Institute ("HKLTI") believes "Legal training always is the crucial difference".
To this end, the HKLTI is dedicated to providing all with stimulating learning experience in legal training and continuing professional development with a view to equipping participants with the essential knowledge and legal skills for their effective and practical daily applications.
Trainers and visiting lecturers of the HKLTI are all qualified legal or other practitioners who are seasoned and highly-ranked in delivering legal training to great satisfaction for participants from various professional sectors, government authorities, corporations and SMEs.
With legal knowledge and its use becoming essential to individuals and businesses for their sustainable successes, the HKLTI has been offering training for a wide range of topic-specific legal updates, as well for continuing professional development and works with universities, associations, professional institutions, corporations and authorities to further legal knowledge that is of practical use.
Cantonese (supplemented with English)
|Customer Service Department:|
|2774 8500 OR 2774 8501|
|For course details:|
|Mr Jimmy Yung 3958 4800|
|Ms Carrie Law 2774 8513|
|16/F Tower B, Southmark,
11 Yip Hing Street,
Wong Chuk Hang,
HK$ 7,200 (*)
* Group Discount: HK$300.00 per participant
(For those organization which submit a total of two or more enrolment forms in one time.)