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QLLM395 International Commercial Litigation (Sem 1)

Module description

The module examines matters relevant to the resolution of all commercial transactions before national courts. It looks into general principles of International Commercial Litigation and Private International Law, and focuses in particular on issues related to Jurisdiction of National Courts, Conflicts between Jurisdiction of National Courts and International Tribunals and Recognition and Enforcement of National Judgments.

The approach taken is international and comparative, although particular emphasis is given on the European regime and legal framework. Thus, sources relevant to the module include the EC 44/2001 Regulation on Jurisdiction and the Recognition and Enforcement of Judgments.

Prerequisites

None

Applicable Groupings

Mode of Assessment

2.15 hour written examination

Credits

22.5 credits

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