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International commercial arbitration 406 (6 points)


Leader: Associate Professor Judd Eptein

Clayton Second semester 2004 (Day)

Synopsis: The object of this course will be to examine the principles and practices of this new area as reflected in the rules of the major arbitration institutions, the national arbitration laws (with particular emphasis on Australia) and arbitral tribunal decisions. The topics to be considered in the course include: the nature of international arbitration, the types of arbitration, the legal framework, the agreement to arbitrate, judicial enforcement of the agreement, the powers of the tribunal and the conduct of the arbitration, the arbitral award and challenge to the award

Assessment: 2 hour examination 100%; or at an individual student's option: 50% examination of 1 hour; and 50% research essay of 4,000 words. The latter option is available only to students undertaking the essay in Australia.

Contact Hours: intensive

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