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BTX5190 - International trade law

6 points, SCA Band 3, 0.125 EFTSL

Postgraduate Faculty of Business and Economics

Leader: Ms Alice De Jonge (Semester 1), Mr Eu-Jin Teo (Semester 2).


Caulfield First semester 2007 (Evening)
Caulfield Second semester 2007 (Evening)


Topics include law of international trade, including rights and duties in international sales transactions; legal regimes governing contracts for carriage of goods internationally; distribution agreements; legal aspects of financing international trade; shipping documents, documentary collections and letter of credit; marine and aviation insurance; international dispute resolution.


The learning goals associated with this unit are to:


Assignment (3000 words): 30%
Examination (take home): 70%
Hong Kong: Assignment (3000 words): 30%
Class Presentation: 20%
Examination (take home): 50% or, at the discretion of the unit leader: Assignment (3000 words): 30%
Examination (take home): 70%

Contact hours

3 hours per week


BTF1010 or equivalent.


BTX9190, BTF9190, LAW7028, LAW7209