Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2012.
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2012:August, Parkville - Taught on campus.
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|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: The total class time is between 24 and 26 hours. |
Total Time Commitment: Not available
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Applicants without legal qualifications should note that subjects are offered in the discipline of law at an advanced graduate level. While every effort will be made to meet the needs of students trained in other fields, concessions will not be made in the general level of instruction or assessment. Most subjects assume the knowledge usually acquired in a degree in law (LLB, JD or equivalent). Applicants should note that admission to some subjects in the Melbourne Law Masters will be dependent upon the individual applicant’s educational background and professional experience.
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Students who feel their disability will inhibit them from meeting these inherent academic requirements are encouraged to contact the Disability Liaison Unit: www.services.unimelb.edu.au/disability/
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This subject is a basic ‘how-to’ subject on international business transactions and is essential for those wishing to practise international trade law. The subject focuses on the legal issues faced by practising lawyers in the field, with particular emphasis on the basic legal steps involved in structuring trade and investment transactions. Issues such as trade terms, international sales of goods, documentary credits and the various forms of operating a business and multinational enterprise will be discussed at length. The subject also considers several issues beyond trade and investment, such as franchising and intellectual property rights. Finally, the subject briefly covers possible action when disputes arise.
The lecturer has practised international trade law in both government and private practice in North America, Asia and Australia. He has published in international business law, and taught international business law classes in Australia and Hong Kong for over a decade.
Principal topics will include:
A student who has successfully completed this subject should understand:
Take-home examination (100%) (12 pm 5 October to 5 pm 8 October)
10,000 word research paper (100%) (22 November) on a topic approved by the subject coordinator
Core subject materials will be provided free of charge to all students. Some subjects require further texts to be purchased. Visit the Melbourne Law Masters website for more information about this subject.
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This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
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|Links to further information:||http://www.law.unimelb.edu.au/masters/courses-and-subjects/subject-details/sid/5204|
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