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USC Gould School of Law

International Arbitration     LAW-817

This course surveys the legal system governing the resolution of disputes arising out of international commercial and investment relationships. Students are introduced to the basics of international arbitration as well as the role domestic laws and courts play in this context. Consideration is 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.

Units 3
Grading Options Numeric only
Exam Type In-class Exam
Writing Requirement No
Skills/Experiential Requirement No

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