Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2010.
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2010:Semester 2, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: Three hours of seminars per week. |
Total Time Commitment: 120 hours.
Legal Method and Reasoning; Principles of Public Law; Torts; Legal Theory; Obligations; Contracts or in each case their equivalents.
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None.|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None.|
|Core Participation Requirements:||
For the purposes of considering requests for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Students Experiencing Academic Disadvantage Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Description, Subject Objectives, Generic Skills, and Assessment Requirements of this entry.
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CoordinatorProf Richard Garnett
ContactMelbourne Law School Student Centre
Tel: +61 3 8344 4475
Topics include the contracts by which trade in goods takes place (sale, transport, payments, insurance; marketing and licensing structures), distributors, agency, franchising, licensing, transfer of technology; electronic sales; conflict of law issues in international business; and resolution of disputes in international commercial-litigation, arbitration, alternative dispute resolution and the recognition of foreign judgments and awards.
Note: The essay in this subject is regarded as a substantial piece of legal writing for honours purposes.
Students who successfully complete this subject should have:
Either a research paper of 5,000 words, 100% (due end of semester) OR a final open-book examination of three hours, 100%.
|Prescribed Texts:||International Trade Law: Commentary and Materials (Pryles, Waincymer and Davies), Butterworths, 2nd edn, 2004.|
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
On completion of the subject students should have developed the following generic skills:
In addition, on completion of the subject, students should have developed the following skills specific to the discipline of law:
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