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International Commercial Dispute Settlement Law (6 ECTS)


Lecturers: N. Peters, LLM, Prof. Dr M.H. ten Wolde (coordinator)

When: Block 2

Brief course description: The first part of the course will be devoted to the following topics: introduction on international dispute settlement, including advantages and disadvantages of different forms of dispute settlement, types and forms of arbitration and the procedural framework (sources of arbitration). Thereafter the course will be devoted to the issues of arbitrability, public policy, validity of arbitration agreement, drafting of arbitration agreements and the applicable procedural and substantive laws. Subsequently, the course will focus on the issues relating to the establishment of the tribunal, powers and duties of arbitrators and arbitral proceedings. The final part of the course will be devoted to recognition enforceability of arbitral awards. During the course the lectures will refer to different arbitration rules, arbitration laws, relevant international treaties and case law.

Teaching method: Lectures

Assessment: Written paper

*Official course information and schedules during the academic year can be found in Ocasys.

Last modified:20 December 2017 11.16 a.m.