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International Commercial Transactions Law

CML5673S    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%