MNPM7006 (Elective)

The Law, Nonprofit and Philanthropy (6 credits)

This course covers the range of legal issues affecting civic engagement, volunteerism, human rights, international standards, nonprofit organisations and philanthropy. It examines and compares the evolution of the legal systems pertaining to those underlying policies and regulatory issues contained in constitutional, tax, contract, and trust laws that affect the set up and operation of charities, foundations, social enterprises and other philanthropic endeavours in Greater China with a comparison to Western legal frameworks. International best practices in policies, legal framework and systems on civil society, philanthropy, fund management, impact investing and NPOs will be examined.