International Arbitration

Section 1, Fall 16

Schedule Information

Enrollment: 16/16
Credits: 3

Course Description

International arbitration has become the predominant method of resolving cross-border business disputes. These disputes often have high stakes and involve parties from diverse legal backgrounds and cultures. This seminar commences with the basic principles of international arbitration, such as consent of the parties. It then examines arbitration proceedings, from the constitution of the tribunal to applicable rules of arbitral procedure. We will also explore how international arbitration intersects with domestic law and fits within the broader international system, including the distinct features of arbitration against foreign states. 

Course Requirements

Exam Info:
Midterm Type (if any): None
Description: None

Final Type (if any): Due Date Only
Description: Students will be required to submit a substantial research paper via LawWeb by 4:30 pm (EST) on the last day of the Fall examination period.
Final Exam Notes:

Students will be required to submit a substantial research paper via LawWeb by 4:30 pm (EST) on the last day of the Fall examination period.


Written Work Product
Written Work Product:

Other Work

Other Course Details
Prerequisites: None Concurrencies: None
Mutually Exclusive With: None
Laptops Allowed: No
First Day Attendance Required: No
Course Notes:

Graduation Requirements

*Satisfies Writing Requirement: Yes
**Credits For Prof. Skills Requirement: No
Satisfies Professional Ethics: No

*Yes means professor requires everyone in the course to submit a substantial research paper (which is the requirement standard in Academic Policies), so no paperwork required to be submitted to SRO. No means student must timely submit paperwork to SRO if intending to use a paper in this course to satisfy the Writing Requirement.

**Yes indicates course credits count towards UVA Law’s Prof. Skills graduation requirement, not necessarily a skills requirements for any particular state bar.

General Information

Schedule No.
116819883
Law No.
LAW9222
Modified Type
Seminar
Cross Listed: No
Cross-Listed Course Mnemonic:
Public Syllabus Link: None
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