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The demand for international commercial arbitration has increased significantly over the last 20 years. Empirical surveys conducted consistently report figures that suggest around 60% of businesses prefer arbitration over other dispute resolution methods. This course provides students with a solid understanding of how arbitration works both in principle and in practice. Topics covered include; the arbitration agreement, arbitral jurisdiction, the arbitral tribunal, challenging and enforcing awards. This course is taught together with International Commercial Arbitration in the Asia Pacific.
|Session||First Sub Session||Credit Points||30 credits (15 ECTS credits)|
Seminar topics have been chosen to give students a good knowledge of international commercial arbitration law. The topics covered will be: (1) Introduction to International Commercial Arbitration (2) The Role of the Seat (3) Arbitration Agreement and Arbitral Jurisdiction (4) Applicable Substantive Law (5) The Arbitral Tribunal (6) Arbitral Procedure and Evidence (7) The Arbitral Award.
Information on contact teaching time is available from the course guide.
First attempt: 4000 word essay (40%) 4000 word essay (40%) MyAberdeen Discussion Group (10% participation 10% contribution) (see teaching box above). Resit: 1 three hour written examination (80%) (Previous MyAberdeen Discussion Group (10% participation 10% contribution).
There are no assessments for this course.