University of Technology Sydney

77716 International Trade Law

Requisite(s): ( 70616c Australian Constitutional Law OR ((77885c Legal Process and Legal Research OR 78234 Common Law Legal Traditions)) OR 78101c Postgraduate Legal Research OR ((94 credit points of completed study in spk(s): C04236 Juris Doctor OR 142 credit points of completed study in spk(s): C04250 Juris Doctor Master of Business Administration OR 94 credit points of completed study in spk(s): C04363 Juris Doctor Master of Intellectual Property OR 94 credit points of completed study in spk(s): C04364 Juris Doctor Graduate Certificate Trade Mark Law and Practice) AND 70106c Principles of Public International Law AND 70107c Principles of Company Law) OR (94 credit points of completed study in spk(s): C04320 Juris Doctor Graduate Certificate Professional Legal Practice AND 70106 Principles of Public International Law))
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Anti-requisite(s): 76013 World Trade Law


This subject enables students to develop an understanding of international trade law, essential for those planning to engage in cross-border legal services and international commerce. This subject focuses on the law relating to international sale of goods, including the CISG, INCOTERMS, carriage of goods, insurance of goods, and international payment systems. It also examines the key elements of the WTO, anti-dumping, conflict of laws and international dispute resolution, and introduces other international and regional organisations such as UNCITRAL, ICC, the EU, and APEC.

On completion of this subject, students will understand the basic elements of law relating to issues of international trade. Key skills developed are legal research and writing, presentation skills and the abilities to analyse problems and apply the law to resolve the issues from a legal and global perspective.

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