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International Investment Law and Arbitration
Last Updated Date:   2 December 2021


5 Credits,  Semester 2

Course Description:
International investment law is currently the most prominent, dynamic, and profiled branch of international law. The protection of foreign investment is multifaceted, and is governed by contract law and international law. This course covers the foundations of international investment law, as well as its transmission and entrenchment through arbitration. It equips students with the necessary and cutting-edge knowledge of a highly specialised field.

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Course Convenor: A/P Jean Ho

Co-teacher(s): NA

Module Codes: LL4150V / LL5150V / LL6150V / LLJ5150V

Contact Hours: 3-hr weekly seminar

Workload: 3 hours

Mode of Assessment: Class Participation - 10%; Case Presentation - 40% (20% x 2, students have option of (i) giving a media presentation, OR (ii) writing & presenting a 1000 word comment on one of the key case/awards assigned for a given topic in a given week. Each student will give a total of 2 case presentations. Case presentation will take place every week, except in Weeks 1, 8 and 12; Research Paper (6000 words, excld footnotes) - 50% [Due: Wed, 13 April 2022 (9am)]

Preclusions: LL4150/LL5150/LL6150 International Investment Law and Arbitration

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

Examination Date: Different Mode of Examination

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