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International Commercial Arbitration
Last Updated Date:   1 June 2021


5 Credits,  Semester 1

Course Description:
This course aims to equip students with the basic understanding of the law of arbitration to enable them to advise and represent parties in the arbitral process confidence. Legal concepts peculiar to arbitration viz. separability, arbitrability and kompetenz-kompetenz will be considered together with the procedural laws on the conduct of the arbitral process, the making and the enforcement of awards. Students will examine the UNCITRAL Model Law and the New York Convention, 1958. This course is most suited for students with some knowledge of the law of commercial transactions, shipping, banking, international sale of goods or construction.

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Course Convenor: Adjunct Prof Lawrence Boo Geok Seng

Co-teacher(s): Adjunct Prof Neale R Gregson

Module Codes: LL4029V

Contact Hours: 3-hr weekly seminar

Workload: 3 hours

Mode of Assessment: 24 Hr Take Home Exam - 60% [Release: Wed, 10 November 2021 (9am); Due: Thurs, 11 November 2021 (9am)] Scenario moot exercises - 40%

Preclusions: LLM (IBL) students will be able to read this module in Semester 2 at ECUPL (Shanghai).

Prerequisites: NUS Compulsory Core Law Curriculum or common law equivalent. y Core Law Curriculum or equivalent.

Examination Date: Different Mode of Examination

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