Uusi opinto-opas (sisältäen myös opetusohjelmat) lukuvuodelle 2018-2019 sijaitsee osoitteessa https://opas.peppi.utu.fi . Tältä sivustolta löytyvät enää vanhat opinto-oppaat ja opetusohjelmat.

The new study guide (incl. teaching schedules) for academic year 2018-2019 can be found at https://studyguide.utu.fi. This site contains only previous years' guides.

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TLS_0063 ProActive Law and the Prevention and Resolution of Disputes 5–8 ECTS
Organised by
Turku Law School
Person in charge
Tarja Salmi-Tolonen

Learning outcomes

After completing the course the student understands the principles of proactive law and its role in the global economy,
- can assess the underlying principles and mechanisms of private regulation to prevent problems and promote responsible business behaviour in public and private networks,
- knows the principles of managing conflicts and is able to compare dispute resolution methods in order to make appropriate choices for different types of conflicts.

Contents

An introduction to proactive and preventive approaches to law: what it is and how it has developed, how it differs from the traditional approaches to law and how it functions especially in international trade. The focus will be on self and co-regulation rather than command and control regulation. The topics include:
-The legislative, executive and judicial functions of self-regulation and an assessment of the effectiveness and efficiency of these regulatory methods in the context of global and world-wide national trade.
-types of actors engaged in defining and implementing standards or other self-regulation rules,
-examples and experiences of successful co-regulation,
-problem solving, the need for alternative dispute resolution and the properties of different mechanisms available for dispute resolution.

Teaching methods

Teaching method Contact Online
Lectures 20 h 0 h
Seminar 4 h 0 h

Lectures 20 hours and assignments, including team work and presentation (5 ECTS). The students who in addition wish to earn 3 ECTS (5+3) will write a 15-20 page paper presenting one of the topics discussed during the course in more detail and depth and deliver an oral presentation (c. 10 mins) at a seminar.

Teaching language

English

Modes of study

Option 1
Available for:
  • Degree Programme Students
  • Other Students
  • Doctoral Students
  • Exchange Students
Participation in classroom work
  • In English
Seminar
  • In English
Study journal / learning diary
  • In English
Exercise(s)
  • In English

Evaluation and evaluation criteria

Numeric 0-5.
Lectures 20 hours and assignments, team work and oral presentation (5 ECTS). The students who in addition wish to earn 3 ECTS (5+3) will write a 15-20 page paper presenting one of the topics discussed during the course in more detail and depth and deliver an oral presentation (c. 10 mins) at a seminar session.

Recommended year of study

2. year autumn

Study materials

A reading list and other material will be available at the Moodle platform. The course key is given at the kick-off session of the course. 

Further information

TIME: Period I:
Seminar dates and deadlines for assignments will be given at the beginning of the course. Visiting lecturers are to be announced at the beginning of the course. This course has been developed as part of ERASMUS Curriculum Development Project: Proactive management and proactive business law.

Belongs to following study modules

Turku School of Economics
Faculty of Law
Faculty of Law
Optional courses (MDP in Law and Information Society)
2015–2016
Teaching
Archived Teaching Schedule. Please refer to current Teaching Shedule.
Faculty of Law
Finnish Study Modules
MDP in Law and Information Society
Turku Law School
Law
Doctor of Laws