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261.2 sec. 1 - International Commercial Arbitration (Fall 2014)

Instructor: Andrew T. Guzman  (view instructor's teaching evaluations | profile)
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Units: 3
Meeting Time: Tu 10:00-12:40
Meeting Location: 244

Course Start: August 26, 2014
Class Number (formerly Course Control Number) (Non-1Ls): 49760

This course explores the more prominent issues faced in resolving a transnational dispute through arbitration and/or litigation. The first part of the course will consider pretrial and pre-arbitration issues such as service of process, jurisdiction, forum non conveniens, forum selection clauses, enforceability of arbitration agreements, and arbitrability. During the second part of the course we will turn to issues arising during the proceedings, in particular arbitral proceedings. These issues include evidence and expert testimony, multiparty arbitration, and choice of law. We will also examine certain aspects of judicial assistance, including interim measures, discovery orders, and letters rogatory. Finally, we will look at post-proceeding issues such as challenging arbitral awards, appeals, and the recognition and enforcement of foreign judgments and arbitral awards. If time permits, we will also examine other mechanisms for dispute resolution such as diplomatic protection, conciliation and mediation, and the evolutionary interplay between all of these various mechanisms.

Exam Notes: F
Course Category: International and Comparative Law
This course is cross-listed in the following categories:
Business Law
Litigation and Procedure

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  • International arbitration
    Gary Born
    Publisher: Austin Aspen Publishers c2011
    ISBN: 9780735507968
    Copyright Date: To Be Determined
    Price: $45.05
    Note: prices are sampled from internet bookstores. Folletts prices are unavailable at this time.
  • International Arbitration
    Gary Born,
    Publisher: Aspen Publishers
    ISBN: 9781454802280
    Copyright Date: To Be Determined
    Price: To Be Determined

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