This course is intended to help undergraduates attain a basic understanding of the concept- Law and legal system in Sri Lanka particularly as it relates to business organisations. Undergraduates must be able to appreciate the very effect of the various areas of law in their work and life. This course prepares them for instances where they would encounter legal issues and in business/commercial formation issues throughout their career.



This course provides the undergraduates an overview of the legal regulations within which a business must operate in Sri Lanka. Further, it addresses various moral issues that will  be encountered in the functions of marketing and management of a business. For this purpose the course is designed to cover topics such as Law of Agency, Partnership, International Trade Law,

Information Communications Technology Law, Property Law, Law relating to Marketing, Consumer Protection, Law of Delict and Alternate Dispute Resolution. The students are expected to be aware of the legal and social costs associated with non-compliance with legal as well as moral standards.


COM 2343 / 3350: CORPORATE LAW

This course is designed to acquaint the student with legal principles, statutory controls, rules and regulations governing companies, securities such as stocks, bonds and unit trusts in Sri Lanka and to enable the students to apply that knowledge in different situations. The major topics covered in the course include law of agency, partnership and legal basis of corporate existence, formation of a company, share capital and debentures, corporate governance,securities and market and relevant statutes and circulars. The students are expected to be familiar with the provisions in the Companies Act No. 07 of 2007 and be able to apply them to corporate legal issues.



This is a course specifically offered to the undergraduates following the B.Sc. Marketing Management (Special) degree. The course is designed to cover Law of Agency, Partnership Law, Company Law, Legal aspects in Marketing, International Trade law, ICT Law, Consumer protection Laws, Product Liability Laws, Trade Mark Laws, Dispute Resolution Laws and Moral Issues in Businesses including Professional Ethics, the difference between Morals, law, and other values and method of achieving optimum moral judgment. The students are expected to be aware of the legal and social cost associated with non-compliance with legal as well as moral requirements in marketing.