Fall 2012 Course Schedule

Intl Contract Law (LAW-736-001)

Meets: 12:00 PM - 02:40 PM (TH) - Room 524

Enrolled: 61 / Limit: 65

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This course will discuss the general principles of international contracts, including contract negotiations, contract formation, and contract drafting. Specific terms and conditions will be examined, especially force major, terms of payment, warranty clauses, termination, choice of law, and choice of forum; international arbitration will also be covered. The course will also discuss specific forms of international contracts, including agency/distribution, franchising, joint ventures, licensing/technology transfer and sales. The course will focus on international commercial standards, embodied in the UN Convention on the International Sale of Goods (GISG) and UNIDROIT Principles of International Commercial Contracts. Students may choose a “take-home” examination or write a research paper in lieu of the examination.

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