- Familiarity with the law and practice of international commercial contracts, primarly the international sale of goods and contracts associated with export-import transactions.
Section 001, Spring 2020
This course is about international commercial law and practices, focusing primarily on those International business transactions encountered most frequently around the international sale of goods (CISG), including the carriage of goods by sea, international payments (letters of credit), and secured financing (standby letters of credit and asset-based financing). The course also covers the methods of settling international commercial disputes, including international litigation and arbitration. Teaching and learning this subject rests on a problem-oriented method relying on the active participation of students with diverse legal backgrounds, seeking to attune students to their professional responsibilities and ethical duties as they navigates legal systems with which they are not necessarily familiar.
TR 9:10 am-10:30 am
Method of Evaluation
J.D. Writing Credit
Minor (upon consultation) (Students interested in working on a research project for Minor Writing Credit are requested to consult and obtain approval by the instructor not later than the first week of March of the Spring Semester and first week of October of the Fall Semester.)
LLM Writing Project
(only upon consultation)
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Comparative Law, Transnational Litigation, International Arbitration
Preference will be given to students from different legal backgrounds, including JDs as well as LLMs from different regions and legal traditions.