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The course will provide a clear overview of the commercial law aspects of private international law in international commercial litigation and arbitration. The course will cover issues of jurisdiction, applicable law, recognition and enforcement of foreign judgments in international commercial litigation, and private international law matters in international commercial arbitration.
|Session||First Sub Session||Credit Points||25 credits (12.5 ECTS credits)|
One or more of these courses have a limited number of places. Priority access will be given to students for whom this course is compulsory. Please refer to the Frequently Asked Questions for more details on this process.
The course will consider the three core elements of private international law (jurisdiction, applicable law, and recognition and enforcement of judgments) in international commercial litigation, and also address private international law matters in international commercial arbitration. Seminars will vary to take account of current developments but the indicative topics covered by the course will be party autonomy in jurisdiction (including the Hague Choice of Court Convention 2005); jurisdiction in the absence of a choice of court agreement; lis pendens and forum shopping; party autonomy in applicable law (including the Hague Principles on Choice of Law in International Commercial Contracts 2015); jurisdiction in the absence of a choice of law agreement; recognition and enforcement of foreign judgments; international commercial arbitration and private international law.
Information on contact teaching time is available from the course guide.
1x 2000 word essay (40%)
1x 3000 word essay (60%)
Resit: first essay mark carried forward, second essay has a resit option
Alternative Resit Arrangements
Resit failed element in same format
There are no assessments for this course.
|Knowledge Level||Thinking Skill||Outcome|
|Factual||Remember||ILO’s for this course are available in the course guide.|