LAWS3328 International Commercial Law

Credit
6 points
Offering
AvailabilityLocationMode
Not available in 2019UWA (Perth)Face to face
Details for undergraduate courses
  • Level 3 option in the Business Law major sequence
  • The area of knowledge for this unit is Management and Commerce
  • Category B broadening unit for students
  • Level 3 elective
Content
This unit is an introduction to the legal framework for international trade and explains the relevant international and domestic laws which affect that activity. Emphasis is placed on the treaties and conventions which are crucial to international commercial transactions. The four major areas of study are international sale of goods; settlement of commercial disputes; carriage of goods (by sea and air); and payment in international trade. Students gain a better appreciation of the legal complexities associated with international transactions. Students who intend to work in any area involving international trade or commerce would find this unit very useful and relevant.
Outcomes
Students are able to (1) demonstrate knowledge of the legal framework for international trade and the applicable laws; (2) identify the issues that arise in international trade and apply relevant legal rules to resolve them; and (3) demonstrate the ability to produce clear and concise written and oral communication in a legal and commercial context.
Assessment
Indicative assessments in this unit are as follows: (1) participation; (2) assignment; and (3) examination. Further information is available in the unit outline.

Supplementary assessment is not available in this unit except in the case of a bachelor's pass degree student who has obtained a mark of 45 to 49 overall and is currently enrolled in this unit, and it is the only remaining unit that the student must pass in order to complete their course.
Unit Coordinator(s)
Sam Raj
Unit rules
Prerequisites:
LAWS2301 Company Law
or
LAWS2201 Legal Framework of Business; for pre-2012 courses: any two relevant Level 2 units
or
equivalent
Contact hours
lectures: 2 hours per week; tutorials: 1 hour per week
Unit Outline
Semester 1_2019 [SEM-1_2019]
Text

Mo, J. S. International Commercial Law, 4th edn: LexisNexis Butterworths 2009

 

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