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Credit points: 15

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In this subject students will examine the legal environment for, and some of the practices arising from, the cross-border supply by private enterprises of goods, services and direct investment. Particular areas covered include an introduction to legal systems and the international source of law; international law affecting contracts for the sales of goods, international carriage of goods and payment for cross-border sales; forms of business structure and investment for commercial presence in foreign markets; international economic treaties and organisations as they affect private transactions, in particular WTO treaties, and finally the settlement of disputes arising from cross-border business activity, with emphasis on international commercial arbitration.

SchoolLa Trobe Law School

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorDavid Wishart

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 3 - UG

Exchange StudentsYes

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Prerequisites LST2BSL


Incompatible subjects LAW2IBL

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Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsInternational commercial lawPrescribedMo, JohnLEXIS NEXIS, 2008
ReadingsInternational business lawRecommendedMercurio, BOXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS, 2010

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