International Trade and Finance Law

University of Westminster

Course Description

  • Course Name

    International Trade and Finance Law

  • Host University

    University of Westminster

  • Location

    London, England

  • Area of Study

    Accounting, Finance

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations

    Upper

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    Hours & Credits

  • UK Credits

    20
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    4
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    6
  • Overview

    The rationale for international trade and finance law, international trade and financial institutions; sources of law; legal risks in international trade; the contribution of the World Trade Organisation (WTO) to the liberalization of trade in goods, services and intellectual property rights; the mechanisms for settlement of international trade and investment disputes; global finance regulation and the banking crisis; contractual issues in international business commercial transactions.

    Assessment: Coursework (50%), Examination - restricted (50%)

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