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International Commodity Trading Law Clinic
Last Updated Date:   16 June 2022


5 Credits,  Semester 2

Course Description:
The trading of commodities is one of the oldest forms of economic activity known to mankind. Today, it is a sophisticated multi-trillion-dollar industry spanning across the globe. A commodity trade is, at its heart, the sale and purchase of a commodity, but is often coupled with other related transactions such as transportation, storage, insurance and finance. This course seeks to provide students with an overview of international commodity trading law. As an "industry-focused" course, students will be trained to identify and analyse problems that span across different areas including contract, banking and finance, agency, assignment, set-off- just like practitioners do.

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Course Convenor: Adjunct As/P Chen Zhida

Co-teacher(s): NA

Module Codes: LL4434V / LL5434V / LL6434V / LLJ5434V

Contact Hours: 3 hour weekly seminar

Workload: 3 hours

Mode of Assessment: Class Participation - 20%; Others: (a) prepare legal opinions; (b) prepare written submissions, and/or (c) present oral submissions - 80%

Preclusions: LL4434/LL5434/LL6434 International Commodity Trading Law Clinic

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

Examination Date: Different Mode of Examination

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