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International Commercial Arbitration Seminar
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Type

SEM

Credits

2 cr.

Student Year

2L/3L

Description:

International commercial arbitration is an increasingly important and common means of resolving disputes arising from contracts between citizens or companies from different countries. This course introduces students to the history, philosophy, advantages, process, and ethics of international commercial arbitration, with an emphasis on real cases and practical applications. The course covers differences between international arbitration and domestic arbitration/litigation, national arbitration statutes, agreements to arbitrate, arbitral jurisdiction, procedural rules, discovery/disclosure, hearings, evidence, arbitral awards, enforcement of awards, and ethical issues arising for both arbitrators and advocates in international commerical arbitration.
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Fall 2015: International Commercial Arbitration Seminar

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  • Professor Paul Klaas

Type

SEM

Credits

2

Student Year

2L/3L

Syllabus

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First class assignment:

 

TOPIC: INTRODUCTION
ASSIGNMENT: Born, G., International Arbitration: Cases and Materials;
Aspen Publishers, New York (2d ed. 2015) (hereinafter
“Born”). Skim pages 10-28 [By “skim” I mean, read for the
general substance, not the details]; read pages 108-114
(notes 1-9 and 12; skip notes 10 and 11)
OMG v. Crossworld (Final Award, Save as to Costs),
[Skim the Award, for now; that is, understand the Award’s
scope and structure, but not the details of the findings and
rulings. We will look at the details during a later class.]

TOPIC: INTRODUCTION

ASSIGNMENT: Born, G., International Arbitration: Cases and Materials; Aspen Publishers, New York (2d ed. 2015) (hereinafter“Born”). Skim pages 10-28 [By “skim” I mean, read for the general substance, not the details]; read pages 108-114(notes 1-9 and 12; skip notes 10 and 11)

OMG v. Crossworld (Final Award, Save as to Costs), [Skim the Award, for now; that is, understand the Award’s scope and structure, but not the details of the findings andrulings. We will look at the details during a later class.]

 

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Fall 2014: International Commercial Arbitration Seminar

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Type

SEM

Credits

2

Student Year

2L/3L

TWEN

lawschool.westlaw.com... page&courseid=178877

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Fall 2013: International Commercial Arbitration Seminar

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Type

SEM

Credits

2

Student Year

2L/3L

TWEN

lawschool.westlaw.com... courseid=153342

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