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International Commercial Transactions - LAWS5138

Year - 2020

The objective of this unit is to provide students with an introduction to a number of areas of international and cross-border business law and business transactions and to provide students with a basis which will allow them to study some of those areas in more detail. The course will begin with an overview of the scope of the law relating to international transactions. The core topics are international sale of goods, carriage of goods, international payments and financing of international sales, an introduction to the regulation of international trade, and methods of doing business in foreign markets, including international protection of intellectual property, dispute resolution in international business disputes, and the availability and use of available business structures and methods such as direct foreign investment. As part of the discussion of doing business in foreign markets and use of available business structures, students will look at the structure and drafting of international commercial agreements, and may participate in a skills exercise.

2x2hr seminars/week for 10 weeks

Either [3500wd mid-term research essay (50%) and final exam (50%)] or [final exam (100%)].

Bath and Moens, International Business Law in Australasia┬┐ (2nd Ed) federation Press 2019


LAWS1015 or LAWS1002 or LAWS2008 or LAWS5002


LAWS3072 or LAWS3438


Faculty: Sydney Law School

Semester 2

24 Aug 2020

Department/School: Law
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 28 Sep 2020
Unit of study level: Postgraduate
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: Yes
Faculty/department permission required? Yes
More details
Unit of Study coordinator: Prof Vivienne Bath, Prof Luke Nottage
HECS Band: 3
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