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ODEC 3090 - INTERNATIONAL CONTRACT LAW

Type d'enseignement : Elective

Semester : Spring 2017-2018

Number of hours : 24

Language of tuition : English

Pre-requisite

None.

Course Description

This course is designed to help students: 1) understand the characteristics and particular requirements of international contracts from a practitioner perspective; 2) discover the legal and commercial goals of a selection of model contracts and examine ways to draft their clauses; 3) understand the international attorney's or arbitrator's approach to interpreting technical clauses in international contracts; and 4) develop an analytical sense toward international contracts encouraging the understanding of the purpose of each clause.

Teachers

  • CAMINADES, Audrey (Avocat)
  • SILVA-ROMERO, Eduardo (Avocat)

Pedagogical format

Practical case and clause analysis. Discussion and student participation. Practical exercises during class.

Course validation

Continuous assessment (100% of the final grade) which includes readings, group presentations and class participation (50%), and a practical case to resolve outside of class (50%).

Required reading

A selection of excerpts from international contracts, international awards, academic articles, and judgments of state tribunals will be provided to students at the beginning of the course.