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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.
|First Sub Session
|25 credits (12.5 ECTS credits)
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.
Informative analytical feedback on the essay will be given by individual comments on each essay within the 3 week Law School feedback period. In relation to the exam students will be able to get feedback through an individual session with the course co-ordinator.
There are no assessments for this course.
If both first attempt assessments were missed with Good Cause/Medical Certificate, 100% Exam
|ILO’s for this course are available in the course guide.