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International Commercial Transactions Law


Higher postgraduate course, second semester, offered in block format at the start of the second semester.

30 NQF credits at HEQSF level 9

Convener: Associate Professor G Bradfield

Course entry requirements: See Rules for LLM Degrees.

  Course outline:

The contractual aspects of international commercial transactions, but not the regulatory and policy aspects. Topics covered: 1. Law applicable to an international contract and consequences of choice of law; 2. Modern Lex Mercatoria; 3. Harmonisation of private law; 4. United Nations Convention on contracts for the International Sales of Goods (CISG); 5. Incoterms 2010; 6. Carriage of goods; 7. Insurance; 8. Documentary credits; 9. Demand Guarantees; 10. Cross-border insolvency.

DP requirements: None

Assessment: Coursework 25%, November examination 75%