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Fall 2017
LAW338  A  BASIC CONCEPTS IN INTERNATIONAL ARBITRATION

Course Description
This is an intensive course intended for two types of students: those who are generally interested in international business transactions and want an overview of the most frequent method for resolving contractual disputes, and those who are intending to go on to take more intensive courses in the field. This course is a prerequisite for the Spring Semester offering: Advanced Arbitration Seminar. This course is recommended for the following courses: Fall Semester: International Commercial Arbitration Seminar: A United States Perspective, Forensics of Advocacy in International Arbitration I, Drafting Complex Arbitration Clauses, Federal & State Arbitration, International Arbitration LL.M. Practicum, International Sports Arbitration, Treaty Interpretation and the Vienna Convention on the Law of Treaties, UNCITRAL Model Law: Fundamental Concepts and Impact on Latin America. Spring Semester: Forensics of Advocacy in International Arbitration II, Complex International Negotiations, International Arbitration LL.M. Practicum, International Investment Agreements, International Law of State Responsibility, Investment Arbitration, Presentation of Evidence in International Arbitration, The Practice of the 1958 New York Convention, Transnational Litigation and International Arbitration with a European Nexus. Short Course Attendance Policy Due to the small number of meetings, attendance to all meetings/classes for short courses is mandatory. Students who miss more than one class session (80 minute) of a 1-credit short course are subject to administrative withdrawal and will have a W for the course on their transcripts.
Short Course Attendance Policy Due to the small number of meetings, attendance to all meetings/classes for short courses is mandatory. Students who miss more than one class session (80 minute) of a 1-credit short course are subject to administrative withdrawal and will have a W for the course on their transcripts.


Course Schedule
Offering Dates: 08-28-2017 - 09-02-2017  

Dates Day Time Room
08-28-2017 - 08-31-2017   MTWR  12:30 PM-1:50 PM F309
09-01-2017 - 09-01-2017   F  2:00 PM-5:00 PM F309
09-02-2017 - 09-02-2017   S  10:00 AM-1:00 PM F309

Course Frequency
This course is usually offered once every academic year

Course Information

Credits: 1
Pass/Fail Option: No
Prerequisite:
Grading: Graded
Method of Evaluation: Final Exam
Graduation Requirements Fulfilled By Course:
General
Special Attributes:
Short Course
Special Restrictions:
Law Track(s):
Business & Taxation - Specialized
International & Comparative Law - Specialized
Litigation - Related
Bar Subject(s): None
Concentration(s):
Litigation & Dispute Resolution (Concentration)   More information

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Professor(s)

PAULSSON, JAN


Biography
Contact Information:
Email: jpaulsson@law.miami.edu
Phone: (305)284-5638
Office: G366