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Students will explore the diverse elements of law which constitue international intellectual property law. What You'll Study 3. One strong example of an innovation in 2017 was the KLRCA’s (soon to be called the Asian International Arbitration Centre) decision to publish a set of standard form building contacts: main contract, standard-sub contract, and minor works contract.

3 0 obj Hence, it is becoming more and more important for law students to get acquainted with the international arbitration framework. 10 0 obj The course aims to provide a thorough and critical understanding of fundamental concepts, principles and institutions of the World Trade Organisation (WTO), with emphasis on trade in goods (GATT). These are studied in light of relevant WTO panel and Appellate Body cases and recommendations. endobj stream An additional concern is that international arbitration is seen as a specialised area of law, and that it has become exclusive. Rather than view these trends as a threat, we must take advantage of the various benefits associated with such change as it is capable of entirely transforming dispute resolution. It is likely that 2018 will see more institutions enter into strategic partnerships with other institutions, universities, business councils, firms, and other stakeholders. Students may not select both LS5083 and LS5085 together. A. The course also provides a lecture on the introduction to international commercial arbitration. Students will gain an understanding of why the company as a legal entity has the shape and form that it does; why certain actors are regarded as internal to corporate governance arrangements and others external; and why ongoing (and sometimes apparently futile) reform efforts take the form that they do. Two should be selected from semester 1 and two from semester 3.

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We use cookies on this website, mainly to provide a secure browsing experience but also to collect statistics on how the website is used. – the Arbitrators’ and Mediators’ Institute of New Zealand (AMINZ) Arbitration Rules on 22 May 2017, and endobj 2017 was yet another significant year for international arbitration. Read more about specific English Language requirements here. It offers a critical view of certain developments in the laws, their roles in and responses to the evolving practices of branding. Increasing Access to International Arbitration.

This course considers issues relating to international trade and finance law and addresses the legal and commercial aspects of export-import transactions. You may also be interested in the following related postgraduate degree programmes. Diversity has been, and will continue to be, a hot topic this year. The variety of assessments in the programme ensures that students apply theory to practical situations in order to become expert at being able to analyse and reason issues thoroughly.

2 0 obj In an LLM exit survey we carried out in 2016, 98% of students felt that their LLM had added value to their career prospects and 97% would recommend their course to others. Developments in technology will: • assist institutions conduct hearings more efficiently; This particular programme was designed with the assistance of external experts, including authors of international agreements as well as our internal staff at the University. All applications will then be reviewed by the programme admissions panel. Between May and mid-August students prepare a 10,000 word dissertation on a topic of their choice related to their specialist LLM programme. Empirical surveys conducted consistently report figures that suggest around 60% of businesses prefer arbitration over other dispute resolution methods. Taught by museum and law academics, this course will examine cultural property issues such as treasure trove, looting and repatriation, forgery, sacred and street art, and the derogatory treatment of art. Visit our Funding Database to find out more and see our full range of scholarships. 10 Hot Topics for International Arbitration in 2018, Stockholm Chamber of Commerce (SCC) Arbitration Rules, Singapore International Arbitration Centre (SIAC) Investment Arbitration Rules, Thai Arbitration Institute (TAI) Arbitration Rules, International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) Arbitration Rules, Kuala Lumpur Regional Centre for Arbitration (KLRCA) Arbitration Rules, Arbitrators’ and Mediators’ Institute of New Zealand (AMINZ) Arbitration Rules, Chinese Arbitration Association, International (CAAI) Arbitration Rules, 2018 International Arbitration Survey: ‘The Evolution of International Arbitration’, SIAC and Institute of Modern Arbitration (IMA) signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU), ICC and New York Arbitration Centre (NYIAC) signed an MoU, HKIAC’s recently published statistics on costs and duration of arbitrations, collaboration, interdependence and genuine reform at a grassroots level, Draft Procedural Order for use of Online Dispute Resolution Technologies, Equal Representation in Arbitration Pledge, Alliance for Equality in Dispute Resolution, Regional International Arbitration Conference, Hungary: New Arbitration Rules of the HCCI. The course will focus on a variety of European legal systems, with additional discussions drawn from transnational contract law instruments such as the Principles of European Contract Law and the United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods. We will endeavour to make all course options available; however, these may be subject to timetabling and other constraints. On the other, states can be tempted to interfere with foreign energy investments because of their particular strategic and social importance. 9.

The University of Aberdeen is known for attracting world-class teaching staff with international experience in their specialist subjects. The importance of ensuring that institutional rules are accessible to parties in other regions cannot be overstated. When international commercial lawyers work with contracts, those contracts often engage parties from multiple countries with differing legal perspectives on how to interpret that same singular contract. Unfortunately, no reliable statistics regarding international arbitration awareness exist, as surveys such as those conducted by Queen Mary and White & Case are targeted at stakeholders with some form of experience.

It also incorporates elements such as library workshops to provide students with hands-on experience with the resources available for course and dissertation work. • 1 November 2017: ICC and KLRCA signed an MoU with the intention of ‘promoting Malaysia as a safe seat and venue for arbitration in Asia’. As mentioned in an earlier point, innovation in arbitration will likely take the form of more cross-border partnerships and collaboration in 2018, as well as BRI-related initiatives. The course enables a general commercial lawyer to understand tax law and policy discussions, both as public policy concerns and as issues related to clients' commercial matters.

Crime is considered an act or omission of an action that violates a law that forbids or commands it. In September, January start students will take courses starting with LS50. • 17 October 2017: SIAC and Institute of Modern Arbitration (IMA) signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to ‘support and promote the development of Singapore and Russia’s arbitration regimes’. Tax law is an integral aspect of all international commercial activities; it is crucial for commercial lawyers to have an understanding of tax law even if they are not tax lawyers.