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International Arbitration (Spring 2018)

Course Description

This course surveys the legal system governing the resolution of disputes arising out of international commercial and investment relationships. Students will be introduced to the basics of international arbitration as well as the role which domestic laws and courts play in this context. Consideration will also be given to emerging trends in this area, such as the rise of special or international courts established specifically for the purpose of resolving cross-border business disputes. The materials and lectures will cover the conventions, case law and legislation on which the global business dispute resolution system is based as well as practical issues commonly encountered by lawyers who practice in this field. 

Course Details

  • Unit Value: 3
  • Grading Options: Numerical Only
  • Schedule: W 3:00 - 5:50 pm
  • Room Number: Room 118/120
  • Exam: In-class exam
  • Writing Requirement: No
  • Skills/Experiential Unit Requirement: no