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2010/2011  KAN-1IBL  International Business Law

English Title
International Business Law

Course Information

Language English
Point 7,5 ECTS (225 SAT)
Type Mandatory
Level Full Degree Master
Duration One Semester
Course Period Autumn
Time Table Please see course schedule at e-Campus
Study Board
Study Board for BSc in International Business
Course Coordinator
  • Andrej Savin - Law Department
Main Category of the Course
  • Business Law

Taught under Open University-Taught under open university.
Last updated on 29 maj 2012
Learning Objectives
After having followed the course the students should be able to:
  • Identify the sources of public and private international law, explain how they come into being, and describe how they apply to States, International Governmental and Non-Governmental Organisations, and legal persons
  • Identify and explain how international legal disputes can be settled in international tribunals, municipal courts and arbitrations.
  • Identify international legal problems that arise in specific international business situations and the relevant sources of international law that may be applied to resolve the problems, and explain how these problems may be resolved through the application of the relevant legal sources.
4-hour written open book exam.
Exam Period Autumn Term
Prerequisites for Attending the Exam
Course Content

This course introduces the international regulatory framework that applies to international business activities. It covers the sources of international law and to whom they apply, international contracts for the sale of goods, marketing and distribution, export finance and international economic relations, and international dispute resolution. The course also introduces the basic rules governing international trade in goods under the World Trade Organisation agreements. The course aims to develop the students’ knowledge and understanding of the legal framework within which international business operates and to apply this knowledge in the analysis of common legal problems that arise in international business activities.