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LAW8118 International Business Law

Units : 1
Faculty or Section : Faculty of Business
School or Department : School of Law
Version produced : 8 March 2013

Other requisites

Pre-requisite: Enrolment in a postgraduate program. Students are required to have access to a personal computer, e-mail capabilities and Internet access to UConnect. Current details of computer requirements can be found at <http://www.usq.edu.au/ict/students/standards/default.htm>.

Synopsis

This course examines the impact of law on the enterprises that conduct international business and on particular transactions entered into by such enterprises. The law concerning the formation and other aspects of international sales contracts pursuant to the CISG as well as the law relating to the international transport of goods by sea and international payments (documentary credits) will be examined. The course will also explore selected legal aspects of the World Trade Organisation and one particular regional grouping (namely the European Union). In addition, a study will be made of the law concerning some of the methods by which private international legal disputes are resolved.

Course offers

Semester Mode Campus
Semester 1, 2011 External