- Code LAWS8277
- Unit Value 6 units
- Offered by Law School
- ANU College ANU College of Law
- Course subject Laws
- Areas of interest Law
- Academic career PGRD
- Mode of delivery In Person
This course is designed to meet the needs of practising lawyers, law graduates generally and private and public sector managers with experience in international trade. Participants in this course will gain an understanding of the law relating to international commercial transactions.
The course covers international commercial transactions, exploring the various aspects of the typical transaction. Topics include:
- the legal arrangements for the movement of goods and services internationally
- the structuring and drafting of the contract of sale
- the terms of trade
- passing of title and risk
- contracts for transport of goods and financing of international transactions
Trade documentation will be analysed including bills of lading and letters of credit, the UNIDROIT principles for international commercial contracts and the Convention on the International Sale of Goods (Vienna Convention). Associated international conventions and treaties are examined.
The course assesses dispute resolution in international contracts, including transnational commercial arbitration and litigation and the enforcement of foreign arbitral awards and judgments.
Students must rely on the Approved Assessment which will be posted to the course homepage on the ANU Law website, prior to the commencement of the course.
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26 Contact Hours (Intensive Delivery)
Requisite and Incompatibility
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- 6 units
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