INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS TRANSACTIONS
Credit points: 15
In this subject students will examine the legal framework of private international business transactions, including: the legal architecture of the international economic system; international sale of goods; bills of lading; letters of credit; government regulation of imports and exports; technology transfer and intellectual property protection; and forms and regulation of foreign direct investment. These topics are considered generally and in specific comparative context across countries (including industrialized countries, transitional economies, and developing countries) and across types of transaction subject matter (e.g. technology transfer, sale of goods).
SchoolLa Trobe Law School
Subject Co-ordinatorKeith Kendall
Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes
Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters
Prerequisites Must be enrolled in LMLC or LMGB or LMLGBL or LMLI or LMCL or LMIBL or LML or LMGBL or have permission of Law School.
|Resource Type||Title||Resource Requirement||Author and Year||Publisher|
|Readings||International Business Transactions: A Problem Oriented Coursebook||Prescribed||Ralph H Folsom, Michael Wallace Gordon, John A Spangogle, Jr, Peter L Fitzgerals, and Michael P Van Alstine 2012||St Paul: West Publishing Co.|
Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes
01. Be able to describe the legal framework of private international business transactions.
- Lectures and seminar activities.
02. Be able to identify the legal architecture of the international economic system.
- Lectures and problem solving activities.
03. Distinguish the types of transaction subject matter across countries.
- Team presentation/scenarios on International Business Transactions facilitated by lecturer.
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Melbourne, 2016, Week 02-03, Day
Maximum enrolment sizeN/A
Subject Instance Co-ordinatorKeith Kendall
One 7.0 hours lecture/workshop per day on weekdays during the day from week 02 to week 03 and delivered via face-to-face.
|class participation||10||01, 02, 03|
|one 6,000-7,000-word take-home examination||90||01, 02, 03|