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LAW8707 International Economic Law

Units : 1
Faculty or Section : Faculty of Business, Education, Law and Arts
School or Department : School of Law and Justice


Pre-requisite: (LAW5111 and LAW5112) or Students must be enrolled in the following Program: LLBH

Other requisites

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International economic law covers a broad range of topics. This course focuses on the legal regime governing economic relations between countries with in-depth discussion on four fundamental topics. It begins with a comprehensive introduction to the legal framework of the World Trade Organisation (WTO) and its agreements on trade, services and intellectual property. It then examines how disputes between various countries can be resolved under the WTO dispute settlement system, and the relationship between the WTO and the preferential/regional trade agreements. The course also covers the area of international development law with a focus on the recent development on investor-state arbitration.

Course offers

Semester Mode Campus
Semester 2, 2015 On-campus Toowoomba
Semester 2, 2015 Online