• International Commercial Arbitration – 6911

    Fall 2020

Instruction Mode





  • Subject Area
    • Civil Litigation *
    • International Law *
    • Litigation, Alternative Dispute Resolution & Advocacy
    Student Year
    Upper Division, LL.M.
    Grade Base
    A - F
    Course type

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 commercial arbitration.

Contact Information

University of Minnesota Law School

Walter F. Mondale Hall | 229 19th Avenue South | Minneapolis, MN 55455

P: 612-625-5000

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