INTERNATIONAL ARBITRATION PRACTICE

LAW3IAP

2019

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

Upon completion of this unit students will have an exposure to the New York Convention and Model law, private internal law international investment regulations and treaties and comparative law; have developed an understanding of the Convention for the International Sale of Goods; and  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 LAW1LIM and LAW1CRL and LAW2TOT and enrolment in subject is by application process

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditions Admission to the subject is by application to the Law School

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, 2019, Summer 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment size12

Enrolment information Specific outcomes enrolment in subject is by application only.

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorMagda Karagiannakis

Class requirements

Seminar Week: 45
One 3.0 hours seminar per week 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