THE PRACTICAL REALITIES OF DISPUTE RESOLUTION IN ASIA
2017/2018, Semester 2
Modular Credits: LL4309 ( 4 ) / LL5309 ( 4 ) / LL6309 ( 4 )
Litigation, Arbitration and Mediation are three forms of resolving commercial disputes. However, neither of these methods makes sense if they do not yield a result that is effectively enforceable. Different Asian countries have different approaches and cultures to dispute resolution. The New York Convention while ratified by more than 150 countries, but not been harmoniously interpreted by State Courts. The region is also famously known for Guerrilla tactics to scuttle effective dispute resolution. This course aims to set out the practical realities of dispute resolution in Asia and aims to make students step into the shoes of lawyers and understand how to tackle real disputes.
Class Participation: 20% ; Two class-room exercises 20% ; Research Paper - 60% [Due: Fri, 23 March 2018 (7pm)]
NUS Compulsory Core Law Curriculum or equivalent.
LL4309V/LL5309V/LL6309V The Practical Realities of Dispute Resolution in Asia
Intensive course: Wk 4 - 6; Dates: 5 - 23 Feb 2018 [Mon, Wed: 6.30 - 9.30pm; & Fri: 2.30 - 5.30pm] [*make-up seminars for 16 Feb on Sat, 10 Feb 2018 (1 - 4pm)]