INTERNATIONAL ARBITRATION PRACTICE

LAW3IAP

2018

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

Upon completion of this unit students will (1) have an exposure to the New York Convention and Model law, private internal law international investment regulations and treaties and comparative law; (2) have developed an understanding of the Convention for the International Sale of Goods; (3) have an appreciation of the Commercial Arbitration Act and its relationship to the International Arbitration Act; and (4) prepare client memoranda from disputes arising out of the Convention for the International Sale of Goods.

SchoolLa Trobe Law School

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorMagda Karagiannakis

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 3 - UG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites By application only; Must be admitted to a Bachelor of Laws undergraduate degree, Bachelor of Laws double degree or LVLGE offered by the School of Law.

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsVis International Commercial Arbitration ProblemPreliminaryMoot problem for this year.Available on Vis Moot Website.

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Be able to explain aspects of international sale of goods, private international law, public international law international investment law and/or comparative law.

Activities:
Memorandum Writing Seminars, individual research and drafting of research memorandums, team meetings to discuss and finalise written memorandums.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)

02. Be able to research and draft memorandums on aspects of international sale of goods, private international law, public international law international investment law and/or comparative law in the context of fact based problem solving.

Activities:
Memorandum Writing Seminars, individual research and drafting of research memorandums, team meetings to discuss and finalise written memorandums in context of moot fact based problem.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)

03. Be able to explain and apply the principles of effective written advocacy in context of fact based problem solving.

Activities:
Memorandum Writing Seminars, individual research and drafting of research memorandums, team meetings to discuss and finalise written memorandums in context of moot fact based problem.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne, 2018, Summer 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment size12

Enrolment information practical so limited number of students Entrance into the course is by application only

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorMagda Karagiannakis

Class requirements

Lecture/Seminar Week: 45
Five 7.5 hours lecture/seminar per study period on weekdays during the day in week 45 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
one 2,000 word research assignment on Claimant's Memorandum50 01, 02, 03
one 2,000 word research assignment on Respondent's Memorandum50 01, 02, 03

Melbourne, 2018, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment size12

Enrolment information practical so limited number of students Entrance into the course is by application only

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorMagda Karagiannakis

Class requirements

Lecture/Seminar Week: 31 - 43
Five 7.5 hours lecture/seminar per study period on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
one 2,000 word research assignment on Claimant's Memorandum50 01, 02, 03
one 2,000 word research assignment on Respondent's Memorandum50 01, 02, 03