INTERNATIONAL COMMERCIAL ARBITRATION

LAW5ICA

2018

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

International Commercial Arbitration examines the foundational principles and laws of arbitration both nationally and internationally. Students will explore the main national and international laws, treaties and conventions applicable to arbitration disputes. The procedural framework of the arbitral process will also be examined, along with case studies, where students will draw on their knowledge of arbitration to provide legal advice in factual scenarios.



SchoolLa Trobe Law School

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorOz Susler

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Students must be enrolled in a postgraduate program offered by the School of Law, or must have permission of the Director of Programs or delegate

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsInternational Commercial ArbitrationPrescribedGreenberg S, Kee C, Weeramantry J.CUP, 2011

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Demonstrate advanced knowledge of the conceptual and doctrinal framework of arbitration, nationally and internationally.

Activities:
Frameworks for doctrines explained and illustrated in concept presentations, individual student reading and analysis of cases and concepts and in-class discussions to clarify, as well as assessment.

02. Evaluate claims made in a factual scenario with appropriate reference to arbitration laws.

Activities:
Argument development and evaluation modelled through presentations, individual student reading of cases and in-class discussions to clarify and evaluate applications, assessment.

03. Critically analyse principles of arbitration with reference to arbitration laws

Activities:
Framework for doctrines, explained and illustrated in concept presentations, individual student reading and analysis of cases and concepts, in-class discussions to clarify, assessment.

04. Write a legal opinion on a factual scenario arising from a contractual dispute, in a professional manner

Activities:
Argument development and evaluation modelled through presentations, individual student reading of cases and in-class discussions to clarify and evaluate applications, assessment.

05. Demonstrate high level research skills in relation to primary and secondary sources of arbitration law and its context

Activities:
Analysis of written cases, case-study examples, research and analysis of articles and cases, assessment

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Start date between: and    Key dates

City Campus, 2018, Winter semester, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorOz Susler

Class requirements

Lecture/Seminar Week: 27 - 28
Four 7.0 hours lecture/seminar per study period on weekdays during the day from week 27 to week 28 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Class Exercises (1000 words)15 01, 02
Online Quiz (1000 words equivalent)15 01, 02
Take Home Examination (3000 words)70 01, 02, 03, 04, 05