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International Dispute Settlement
Last Updated Date:   28 September 2021

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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Make-up seminar for 28 Sep, Tue is scheduled on 8 Oct, Fri (2.30- 5.30pm); Class in Wk 11 & 12 (26 Oct & 2 Nov) will be scheduled online as well:
26 Oct, Tue at 6.30pm to 9.30pm (Singapore Time)
2 Nov, Tue at 6.30pm to 9.30pm (Singapore Time)

Course Convenor: Visiting Prof Laurence Boisson de Chazournes

Co-teacher(s): NA

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

Contact Hours: 3 hr weekly seminar. Make-up seminars etc please refer below module description.

Workload: 3 hours

Mode of Assessment: Class Participation - 20%; 4-Hr Take Home Exam - 80% [Release: Wednesday, 17 Nov 2021 (9am); Due: Wednesday, 17 Nov 2021 (1pm)]

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

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

Examination Date: Different Mode of Examination

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