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KDEC 2105 - Global conflict of laws and cross-border litigation

Type d'enseignement : Seminar

Semester : Spring 2017-2018

Number of hours : 24

Language of tuition : English



Course Description

This course is a comparative introduction to the way in which globalization has affected traditional patterns of legal regulation through conflicts of laws and cross-border litigation, and the resulting impact upon the governance of persons and resources in a post-national context. Issues will cover topics as diverse as international jurisdiction in the field of human rights and corporate social responsibility, transnational commercial contracts, parallel proceedings within and without the EU, and transatlantic class actions.


MUIR WATT, Horatia (Professeur des Universités à Sciences Po)