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BTF3201 - International trade law

6 points, SCA Band 3, 0.125 EFTSL

Undergraduate Faculty of Business and Economics

Leader: Ms Alice de Jonge


Caulfield Second semester 2007 (Day)
Prato Winter semester 2007 (On-campus)


The law affecting Australian enterprises engaged in international business. Topics include international trade conventions; import and export procedures; carriage of goods by sea and air; bills of lading and the Hague-Visby rules; finance of international trade; payment and documentary credits; the use of negotiable instruments in international trade; international commercial arbitration and marine insurance.


The learning objectives of this unit are to:


Assignment 1 (1000-1500 words): 10%
Assignment 2 (2000-2500 words): 20%
Examination (open-book, 3 hours): 70%

Contact hours

3 hours per week


BTF1010 or equivalent