STRATEGIES FOR ASIAN DISPUTES
2018/2019, 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 and strategize real disputes.
Class Participation: 20% ; Two class-room exercises 20% ; Research Paper - 60% [Due: Fri, 29 March 2019 (9pm)]
NUS Compulsory Core Law Curriculum or equivalent.
LL4309V/LL5309V/LL6309V The Practical Realities of Dispute Resolution in Asia /
Strategies for Asian Disputes
Intensive course: Wk 4 - 6; Dates: 4 - 22 Feb 2019 [Mon, Wed: 6.30 - 9.30pm; & Fri: 2.30 - 5.30pm]
[*make-up seminars for 4 & 6 Feb on Sat, 9 & 16 Feb 2019 (1 - 4pm, SR5-2); Make-up for Fri, 22 Feb on Wed, 13 Feb (1-4pm, SR5-3)]