World Trade Law: Contemporary Issues and Concerns - LAWS8989

Faculty: Faculty of Law

School: Faculty of Law

Course Outline: See below

Campus: Sydney

Career: Postgraduate

Units of Credit: 6

EFTSL: 0.12500 (more info)

Indicative Contact Hours per Week: 2

Enrolment Requirements:

Academic Program must be either 9200, 9210, 5740, 9231 or 5231

Equivalent: JURD7689

Excluded: JURD7689

CSS Contribution Charge: 3 (more info)

Tuition Fee: See Tuition Fee Schedule

Further Information: See Class Timetable

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International trade is increasingly becoming more important to practitioners (as evidenced by the Australia - United States free trade agreement) and non-governmental organisations. This course provides students with an opportunity to study select issues of international trade law in much more detail than can be covered in the introductory international trade law course. Increasingly, issues of contemporary legal significance are being decided by the WTO negotiations or the dispute settlement body that not only have an affect on the international trading system, but also affect civil society more broadly. Examples include the contentious discussions on agricultural subsidies, the agreement providing subsidised medicines to developing countries, obligations of a member when it loses in a dispute settlement panel and the evolving role of the dispute settlement body in the WTO.

More information can be found on the Course Outline Website.

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