INTERNATIONAL COMMERCIAL ARBITRATION
2011/2012, Semester 2
Modular Credits: LL4029 ( 4 ) / LL5029 ( 4 ) / LL6029 ( 4 )
This course aims to equip students with the basic understanding of the law of arbitration to enable them to advise and represent parties in the arbitral process confidence. Legal concepts peculiar to arbitration viz. separability, arbitrability and kompetenze-kompetenze will considered together with the procedural laws on the conduct of the arbitral process, the making of and the enforcement of awards. Students will examine the UNCITRAL Model Law and the New York Convention, 1958. This course is most suited for students with some knowledge of the law of commercial transactions, shipping, banking, international sale of goods or construction.
NUS Compulsory Core Law Curriculum or equivalent.
9 sessions over 3 wks; Three 3hr weekly seminars
[*2 extra lessons on Wed, 18 & 25 Jan, 12.30pm - 3.30pm, usual venue]
Mode of Assessment:
: 100% Research Paper OR 100% Take Home Exam:
Take Home Exam: Release - Fri 9 March 2012 (4pm); Due: Mon 12 March 2012 (10am);
Research Paper - Due: Mon 12 March 2012 (10am)
Students who have done Commercial Arbitration [Module code: LW.12000] under the NYU@NUS Summer Session are precluded.
Intensive course: Dates: 9 - 30 Jan 2012