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Strategies for Asian Disputes - A Comparative Analysis
Last Updated Date:   1 June 2021

5 Credits,  Semester 2

Course Description:
This course aims to set out the practical realities of dispute resolution in Asia and aims to make students step into the shoes of lawyers and understand how to tackle and strategize real disputes. The course covers topics related to jurisdiction, interim relief, defence and guerrilla tactics, issue estoppel, choice of remedies and dealing with a State in relation to investment treaty disputes to give students a real life understanding of the issues which arise in international disputes. In the context of the substantive issues, the students would also go through facets of the New York Convention and a comparative analysis of the laws of Singapore, England & Wales, India and Hong Kong.

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Course Convenor: Adjunct A/P Nakul Dewan

Co-teacher(s): Adjunct A/P Sheila Ahuja

Module Codes: LL4309V / LL5309V / LL6309V / LLJ5309V

Contact Hours: 4 hour weekly seminar[Week 1-8: Fri, 8.30am - 12.30pm & Sat, 19 Feb 9am - 1pm]

Workload: 4 hours

Mode of Assessment: Class Participation - 20%; Class-room exercises - 20% & Research Paper - 60% [Due, Fri, 22 April 2022 (9am)]

Preclusions: LL4309/LL5309/LL6309 Strategies for Asian Disputes - A Comparative Analysis

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

Examination Date: Different Mode of Examination

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