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LS5089: PRIVATE INTERNATIONAL LAW: JURISDICTION IN BUSINESS TRANSACTIONS (2016-2017)

Last modified: 16 Nov 2016 17:13


Course Overview

We examine the question of jurisdiction in relation to commercial matters involving private international law. We examine the general and special jurisdictional aspects of the Brussels I Regulation and the Recast Brussels I Regulation; choice of court agreements; and, international commercial arbitration.  

Course Details

Study Type Postgraduate Level 5
Session First Sub Session Credit Points 30 credits (15 ECTS credits)
Campus None. Sustained Study No
Co-ordinators
  • Dr Jonathan Fitchen

What courses & programmes must have been taken before this course?

  • Law (LS) (Studied)
  • Any Postgraduate Programme (Studied)

What other courses must be taken with this course?

None.

What courses cannot be taken with this course?

None.

Are there a limited number of places available?

No

Course Description

• Jurisdiction: EU and global/third states • Choice of court clauses: EU and global/third states • International Commercial Arbitration and arbitration clauses • Conflicts of jurisdiction in International Commercial Arbitration • Forum-shopping: EU and global • Practical drafting issues

Degree Programmes for which this Course is Prescribed

None.

Contact Teaching Time

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Teaching Breakdown


Assessment

First Attempt: 1 three hour written examination (75%); continuous assessment (25%). Format of essay is 2500 words excluding footnotes and bibliography. Re-sit Attempt: 3 hour examination

Formative Assessment

None.

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