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This course considers aspects of international trade law and addresses the legal and practical difficulties that may arise in this context. It focuses on the law and practice relating to international sale of goods, international carriage of goods, insurance, financing of international trade, and international commercial dispute resolution by litigation and arbitration.
|Second Sub Session
|25 credits (12.5 ECTS credits)
This course will consider aspects of international trade law and focus on the legal and practical difficulties that may arise in this context. The particular issues selected will vary depending on current developments in the field. However, the indicative topics covered by the course will be the key contracts in international trade law; sources of international trade law; international sale of goods (including the United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods (CISG)); international carriage of goods (with emphasis on carriage of goods by sea); insurance matters; financing of international trade (including letters of credit and electronic funds transfers); and international commercial dispute resolution by litigation and arbitration.
Information on contact teaching time is available from the course guide.
1st Attempt: 3 hour exam (75%); 2500 word essay (25%).
Normally, no resit is permitted.
There are no assessments for this course.
Informative analytical written feedback on the essay will be given by within the prescribed 3 week Law School feedback period. The students will also be able to get oral feedback on their exam performance through an individual session.