INTERNATIONAL INVESTMENT LAW
2013/2014, Semester 1
Modular Credits: LL4032 ( 4 ) / LL5032 ( 4 ) / LL6032 ( 4 )
This course focuses on the nature of risks to foreign investment and the elimination of those risks through legal means. As a prelude, it discusses the different economic theories on foreign investment, the formation of foreign investment contracts and the methods of eliminating potential risks through contractual provisions. It then examines the different types of interferences with foreign investment and looks at the nature of the treaty protection available against such interference. It concludes by examining the different methods of dispute settlement available in the area. The techniques of arbitration of investment disputes available are fully explored.
NUS Compulsory Core Law Curriculum or equivalent.
Students doing or have done any of the following module(s) are precluded:
(1) Arbitration of Investment Disputes [LL4150/LL5150/LL6150];
(2) International Investment Law and Arbitration [Module code: LW.12001];
(3) International Investment [Module code: LW.12137] under the NYU@NUS Summer Session.
9 session over 3 weeks: Three 3hr weekly seminar
Intensive: Wk 1 to 3; Dates: 12 - 30 Aug 2013. [No seminar on 23 Aug - *make-up seminar on Wed, 21 Aug (1 - 4 pm)]
Seminar Room 5-4 [Make-up seminar will be held in
Mode of Assessment:
Class Participation - 20% & 6-hr Take Home Exam - 80% [Release: Fri, 4 Oct 2013 (5pm); Due: Fri, 4 Oct 2013 (11pm)]