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Civil Law Approaches to Conflict of Law
Last Updated Date:   12 November 2021


5 Credits,  Semester 2

Course Description:
Recent decades have witnessed a growth in commercial dealings between EU Member States and South East Asian countries, specially Singapore. Consequently, it is not uncommon for Singaporean individuals or businesses to become involved in commercial disputes with EU-based entities. This elective examines how the ensuing conflict-of-laws questions in these cases are resolved by courts in the EU (which, after Brexit, is dominated by civil law states). This elective would be particularly beneficial to those who are likely to be engaged by clients in Singapore or South East Asia who become involved in litigation before EU Member State courts.

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Course Convenor: Assoc Prof Ardavan Arzandeh

Co-teacher(s): NA

Module Codes: LL4462V / LL5462V / LL6462V / LLJ5462V

Contact Hours: 3-hr weekly seminar

Workload: 3 hours

Mode of Assessment: Class Participation - 25%; 3-hr Take Home Exam - 75% [Release: Fri, 22 April 2022 (9am); Due: Fri, 22 April 2022 (12pm)]

Preclusions: LL4462/LL5462/LL6462/LLJ5462 Civil Law Approaches to Conflict of Laws at NUS Law, or a substantially similar course elsewhere

Prerequisites: NUS Compulsory Core Law Curriculum or common law equivalent. Contract Law and the Law of Torts

Examination Date: Different Mode of Examination

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