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Fall 2018
LAW603  A  INTERNATIONAL COMMERCIAL ARBITRATION SEMINAR: A UNITED STATES PERSPECTIVE

Course Description
The seminar is a survey of the law and regulation of international commercial arbitration as seen from the perspective of the United States courts. It is divided into four units: Overview of Core Legal Sources; The Agreement to Arbitrate; The Arbitral Process and The Award. In all phases of the course, attention will be given to the interaction of national courts and the arbitral process and the limits of party autonomy and the consequences of its exercise. The student will write a publishable-quality work on a subject selected with the participation of the professor and present his or her work at the conclusion of the course. Class participation is encouraged. The objective of the seminar is to provide the student with a comprehensive understanding of the core concepts of international commercial arbitration.

Course Schedule
None

Course Frequency
This course is usually offered once every academic year

Course Information

Credits:
Pass/Fail Option: No
Prerequisite:
Grading: Graded
Method of Evaluation: Paper
Graduation Requirements Fulfilled By Course:
General
Special Attributes: None
Special Restrictions: This course is open to International Arbitration LLM and JD/International Arbitration joint degree students. All non - International Arbitration student interested in enrolling, should reach out to Arlene Buchanan at abuchanan@law.miami.edu for approval.
Law Track(s):
Business & Taxation - Related
International & Comparative Law - Specialized
Litigation - Specialized
Bar Subject(s): None
Concentration(s): None
Course Book(s): TBD/None      
First Class Assignment(s): TBD/None

 
Professor(s)

ROONEY, JOHN


Biography
Contact Information:
Email: jrooney@jrooneylaw.com
Phone: 305-284-3111