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International Arbitration Law (LLB306)

Organisational Unit Law and Criminology
Credit Points 3
Description The course provides a thorough introduction to the field of international arbitration, which has become the most important tool of settling international commercial disputes. The course is designed for prospective corporate attorneys as well as litigators. It gives an insight on international commercial arbitration as an instrument to settle disputes between business entities, particularly on arbitration under the auspices of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC). It takes a comparative approach to explain the influence of national law on international arbitration.
Unit Learning Outcomes On successful completion of this unit you should be able to:
· Demonstrate a basic, but thorough understanding of international commercial arbitration. (ULO1)
· Read and critically analyse arbitral legislation, i.p. the inter-relationship between arbitration rules, national laws and international treaties.(ULO2)
· Demonstrate a firm knowledge of the New York Convention (Convention on the Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Arbitral Awards).(ULO3)
· Assess and evaluate the tactics of arbitration proceedings, i.p. the recognition and enforcement of arbitration awards in a global context.(ULO4)
· Formulate arbitration agreements.(ULO5)
Timetabled Learning Activities Lectures: 24 hours over 1 week (from 6th -10th February)
Unit Learning Experiences Lectures will provide a framework for studying the unit and a structured presentation of core content.
Assessment The assessment will be based on:
- a two (2) hours examination,
- an essay.
Prerequisites Successful completion of all Part 1 units in the LLB.
Appears in these Courses/Majors:
see individual structures for context
Law (LLB); (LLB(Hons)) [New in 2014]
Law + Arts [Combined] (LLB)+(BA)
Law + Business [Combined] (LLB)+(BBus)
Law + Commerce [Combined] (LLB)+(BCom)
Law + Communication [Combined] (LLB)+(BCommun)
Law + Criminology [Combined] (LLB)+(BCrim) [New in 2018]
Law + Global Security [Combined] (LLB)+(BGS) [New in 2019]
Law + Psychology [Combined] (LLB)+(BA) [New in 2018]
Law + Psychology [Combined] (LLB)+(BSc)
Law + Science [Combined] (LLB)+(BSc) [New in 2014]
Internet Access RequirementsMurdoch units normally include an online component comprising materials, discussions, lecture recordings and assessment activities. All students, regardless of their location or mode of study, need to have access to and be able to use computing devices with browsing capability and a connection to the Internet via Broadband (Cable, ADSL or Mobile) or Wireless. The Internet connection should be readily available and allow large amounts of data to be streamed or downloaded (approximately 100MB per lecture recording). Students also need to be able to enter into online discussions and submit assignments online.


Unit Coordinator
Professor Jurgen Brohmer

Murdoch Campus
t: 9360 6353
e: J.Brohmer@murdoch.edu.au
o: 460.2.006 - Building 460, Murdoch Campus
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