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LAWS77-578: International Commercial Dispute Resolution

Description

International Commercial Dispute Resolution is an elective subject in postgraduate programs offered by the Faculty of Law. This subject provides students with a comprehensive understanding of how international commercial disputes are resolved. Students will learn about the basic principles of dispute resolution and mediation theory before spending the bulk of the subject analysing the framework and procedures of international arbitration. Particular attention will be given to uniform instruments such as the UNCITRAL Model Law on International Commercial Arbitration. Various institutional and ad hoc arbitration rules will be analysed and discussed in detail.

Subject details

Type: Postgraduate Subject
Code: LAWS77-578
EFTSL: 0.250
Faculty: Faculty of Law
Semesters offered:
  • May 2022 [Standard Offering]
  • January 2023 [Standard Offering]
Credit: 20
Subject fees:
  • Commencing in 2021: $10,500.00
  • Commencing in 2022: $10,620.00
  • Commencing in 2023: $10,900.00
  • Commencing in 2021: $11,420.00
  • Commencing in 2022: $11,420.00
  • Commencing in 2023: $11,720.00

Learning objectives

1. Contrast and evaluate the various forms of dispute resolution available for international trade and their specific mechanisms. 2. Present orally and in writing arguments on behalf of a client in an international commercial dispute. 3. Evaluate arguments and evidence by writing an award in an international arbitration case.

Enrolment requirements

Requisites:

Nil

Assumed knowledge:

Assumed knowledge is the minimum level of knowledge of a subject area that students are assumed to have acquired through previous study. It is the responsibility of students to ensure they meet the assumed knowledge expectations of the subject. Students who do not possess this prior knowledge are strongly recommended against enrolling and do so at their own risk. No concessions will be made for students’ lack of prior knowledge.

Restrictions: This subject is not available to
  • Study Abroad Students
  • This subject is not available to students on US Financial Aid.
  • Students on a Student Visa may be restricted from enrolment due to the mode of delivery in the chosen semester. Check the subject outline for further details.

Admitted into LA-43015 Master of Laws or LA-43050 Master of Laws or LA-43052 Master of Laws (External)

This subject is not available as a general elective. To be eligible for enrolment, the subject must be specified in the students’ program structure.

Subject dates

  • Standard Offering
    Enrolment opens: 20/03/2022
    Semester start: 16/05/2022
    Subject start: 16/05/2022
    Cancellation 1: 30/05/2022
    Cancellation 2: 06/06/2022
    Last enrolment: 29/05/2022
    Withdraw - Financial: 11/06/2022
    Withdraw - Academic: 02/07/2022
    Teaching census: 10/06/2022
  • Standard Offering
    Enrolment opens: 13/11/2022
    Semester start: 16/01/2023
    Subject start: 16/01/2023
    Cancellation 1: 30/01/2023
    Cancellation 2: 06/02/2023
    Last enrolment: 29/01/2023
    Withdraw - Financial: 11/02/2023
    Withdraw - Academic: 04/03/2023
    Teaching census: 10/02/2023
Standard Offering
Enrolment opens: 20/03/2022
Semester start: 16/05/2022
Subject start: 16/05/2022
Cancellation 1: 30/05/2022
Cancellation 2: 06/06/2022
Last enrolment: 29/05/2022
Withdraw - Financial: 11/06/2022
Withdraw - Academic: 02/07/2022
Teaching census: 10/06/2022