From international to comparative private law, from foundational frameworks to new technologies, this comprehensive Master prepares students for a variety of careers in the field. Take advantage of a unique partnership of institutions, academics and legal professionals to grip the complexity of the laws of global trade. This Master aims to provide participants with an in-depth understanding of the main legal issues concerning international commercial contracts, from contract drafting to dispute resolution, with an emphasis on recent developments and the increasing complexity of contract law, including the impact of new technologies and the role of compliance for MNEs. It also covers the key international institutional and legal frameworks for international trade and investment, and incorporates a dedicated module on international dispute settlement, international commercial arbitration and transnational domestic litigation. This Master has been designed for recent university graduates who intend to work in the fields of international trade law, for example in law firms, corporate legal departments, governments, international organizations, and academic or research institutions.
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Master of Laws in International Trade Law (ed. 2021-2022)
International trade is a complicated area of law to research because there are numerous levels of trade organizations and interactions. There are bilateral trade agreements, regional trade agreements and multinational trade agreements. Each of these agreements has its own history, policies and dispute settlement procedures. Trade organizations established under the agreements have separate resources that can be searched. Furthermore, individual countries have their own policies and laws relating to international trade.
The above problem question requires examination of several legal issues ranging from formation of contracts to questions of jurisdiction and international contract terms. Having purchased the filters Vera Rose, a company which specialises in reselling mining equipment, enters into a contract to sell them to Venture Devils Inc. One of the first issues which strike the reader is the fact that goods are advertised for sale FOB Rotterdam while the contracting parties enter into a CIF contract. Taking into account the fact that rights and obligations of sellers and buyers are determined by the contract in which they enter the difference between CIF and FOB is a crucial one. In addition to the above an FOB buyer has a duty to cover the cost of freight and insurance.