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ODEC 3090 - INTERNATIONAL CONTRACT LAW

Type d'enseignement : Elective

Semester : Spring 2018-2019

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

to be defined

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.