- Code LAWS8277
- Unit Value 6 units
- Offered by ANU 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.
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:
- Students must rely on the approved Class Summary which will be posted to the Programs and Courses site approximately 2 weeks prior to the commencement of the course. (null) [LO null]
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Classes offered in non-standard sessions will be taught on an intensive base with compulsory contact hours (approximately 26 hours of face to face teaching). The course will also require advanced preparation through assigned readings. In total, it is anticipated that the hours required for completion of this course (class preparation, teaching and completion of assessment) will not exceed 120 hours. Classes offered during semester periods are expected to have 3 contact hours per week.
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Students must rely on the approved Class Summary which will be posted to the Programs and Courses site approximately 2 weeks prior to the commencement of the course.
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- 6 units
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