Commercial Law I: Commercial Acts, Traders, Goodwill - LAW 304

This course is designed to introduce to students the key concepts and theories of Commercial Law. The course explores the following topics: Specificity of Commercial Law; sources of Commercial Law; commercial acts (distinction between civil acts and commercial acts – objective commercial acts - subjective commercial acts - commercial acts by their form – mixed commercial acts); traders (quality of trader - statute of trader – legal obligations of trader); goodwill (generalities - elements – legal nature - contracts concerning goodwill: Sale, pledge, lease, management, contribution (allowance) in kind. This lecture is supported by a workshop that helps the students to understand the course.
Language of Instruction: Arabic (legal terms, however, are also given in English and French).