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International Dispute Settlement
Last Updated Date:   3 June 2022


5 Credits,  Semester 1

Course Description:
What types of situations give rise to disputes in the international arena and how are these disputes settled? This course provides an overview of the various types of disputes and settlement mechanisms available for the resolution of international disputes - State to State, Individual/Investor to State and between international non-State entities. The course will explore the law pertaining to dispute settlement before the ICJ, WTO and ITLOS as well as international arbitration - both Investor to State Arbitration and Commercial Arbitration. The course will compare these different processes on issues such as jurisdiction, provisional remedies, equal treatment, evidence and enforcement.

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Course Convenor: A/P Vincent-Joël Proulx

Co-teacher(s): NA

Module Codes: LL4285V / LL5285V / LC5285V / LL6285V / LLJ5285V

Contact Hours: 3 hour weekly seminar

Workload: 3 hours

Mode of Assessment: Class Participation - 20%; 4-Hr Take Home Exam - 80% [Release: Fri, 18 Nov 2022 (4pm); Due: Fri, 18 Nov 2022 (8pm)]

Preclusions: LL4325/LL5325/LL6325;LL4325V/LL5325V/LL6325V - The Int'l Litigation & Procedure of State Disputes.

Prerequisites: NUS Compulsory Core Law Curriculum or equivalent.

Examination Date: Different Mode of Examination

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