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Energy Arbitration
Last Updated Date:   16 June 2022


5 Credits,  Semester 2

Course Description:
This course introduces international arbitration's role in resolving energy disputes. Seminars will address both commercial and investment arbitration. The substantive content of national and international energy laws will be discussed together with the procedural specificities of energy disputes. The course will explore the political aspects of energy disputes, both domestic (resource sovereignty) and international (inter-state boundary disputes).

Participants will study the recent debates on the role of international arbitration vis-à-vis climate change and sustainable development.

The course incorporates practical exercises that will help participants interested in a career in international arbitration and public international law.

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Course Convenor: Adjunct A/P Matthew Secomb & Adjunct As/P Aditya Singh

Co-teacher(s): NA

Module Codes: LL4349V / LL5349V / LL6349V / LLJ5349V

Contact Hours: 3 hour weekly seminars

Workload: 3 hours

Mode of Assessment: Class Participation - 10%; Practical Exercise - 20%; 6-hr Take-Home Exam - 70% [Release Mon, 17 April 2023 (4pm); Due: Mon, 17 April 2023 (10pm)]

Preclusions: LL4349/LL5349/LL6349 Energy Arbitration

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

Examination Date: Different Mode of Examination

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