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TOPIC LISTING FOR LEGAL ENGLISH SPECIALIZED SEMINAR

 General Overview about Law


o Definitions
o Branches of Law
o State-of-the- Art in Law
o Actors in Legal Procedures
o Legal Documents
 Corporate Law (Company Law)
o General Concepts
o Traditional Association Modalities
o Modern Corporate Modalities
o Corporate Governance Organs
o Shareholder Rights
o Non-Profit Association Modalities
 Contractual Law
o General Concepts
o Contractual Clauses
o Classic Contracts or Agreements
o Modern Contracts or Agreements
o Electronic Contracts (e-contracts)
 Law of Torts (Tort Law)
o Civil Contractual Liability
o Tort Liability
o Damages and Remedies

RECESS (BREAK)

 Intellectual Property (IP) Law


o Concepts and Definitions
o WIPO
o INDECOPI
o Miscellaneous about IP Law (Trademarks, Patents and Copyrights)
 Other Branches of Law
o Criminal (Penal) Law
o Negotiable Instruments
o Environmental Law
o Competition (Anti-trust) Law

 More to see and research


o Employment Law and Labor (Labour) Law
o Consumer Law
o Tax Law
o IT Law
 Uses and Applications od Legal English
o Bilingual Legal Advice or Counsel
o Liaison Services for Negotiations
o Qualification for International High-Stake Examinations (TOLES, TOEIC, CAE,
etc.)
o Legal Translation: Direct and Inverse
o Interpreting: Consecutive and Simultaneous

Mechanics of the Workshop:

 Interactive Informational Session


 Drills of Individual and Group Practice Exercises
 Support staff for Drill Monitoring
 Gradual Training Activities for Listening and Reading Comprehension
 Hand-Outs and Support Material provided for the Workshop