Checking date: 02/04/2023

Course: 2023/2024

Standard international trade law
Master in Business Legal Advice (Plan: 344 - Estudio: 317)

Coordinating teacher: ARROYO VENDRELL, TATIANA

Department assigned to the subject: Private Law Department

Type: Compulsory
ECTS Credits: 3.0 ECTS


BASIC SKILLS Possess and understand knowledge that provides a basis or opportunity to be original in the development and / or application of ideas, often in a research context That students know how to apply the knowledge acquired and their ability to solve problems in new or unfamiliar environments within broader (or multidisciplinary) contexts related to their area of ¿¿study That students are able to integrate knowledge and face the complexity of making judgments based on information that, being incomplete or limited, includes reflections on social and ethical responsibilities linked to the application of their knowledge and judgments That students know how to communicate their conclusions and the knowledge and ultimate reasons that sustain them to specialized and non-specialized audiences in a clear and unambiguous way That students have the learning skills that allow them to continue studying in a way that will be largely self-directed or autonomous. GENERAL COMPETENCES Apply advanced theoretical-practical training in business legal advice. Understand the importance of law as a regulatory system of social relations. Perceive the unitary nature of the legal system and the necessary interdisciplinary vision of legal problems. Be able to manage, identify, organize and analyze legal information. Teamwork capacity Ability to issue critical judgments on legal issues. Ability to perform interdisciplinary legal advice. Ability to write legal writings Acquisition of correct deontological behavior. Know how to communicate the conclusions to specialized and non-specialized audiences in a clear and unambiguous way. SPECIFIC COMPETENCES Ability to advise the company in matters of civil and commercial contracting. Negotiation capacity to solve and / or avoid situations of legal conflict.
Skills and learning outcomes
Description of contents: programme
1. Introduction to the DUCI. Vienna Convention of 1980 and UNIDROIT Principles on International Commercial Contracts. -The international sale of goods: Scope of application, interpretation and formation of the contract. - Scope of application UNIDROIT principles and relationship with the Vienna Convention. 2. International commercial arbitration: Spanish Arbitration Law, UNCITRAL Model Law and the New York Convention of 1958. Types of arbitration - Arbitration agreement -Right applicable by the arbitrator. Powers of the arbitrators -Responsibility of the arbitrators -Action for cancellation and exequatur 3. International sale: rights and obligations of the parties. Actions and rights in case of breach of contract. 4. International Transport of Goods.
Learning activities and methodology
FORMATION ACTIVITIES Theoretical practical classes Team work Individual work of the student TEACHING METHODOLOGY Exhibitions in the teacher's class with support of computer and audiovisual media, in which the main concepts of the subject are developed and the bibliography is provided to complement the students' learning. Critical reading of texts recommended by the teacher of the subject: Press articles, reports, manuals and / or academic articles, either for further discussion in class, or to expand and consolidate the knowledge of the subject. Resolution of practical cases, problems, etc. ¿posed by the teacher individually or in groups Exhibition and discussion in class, under the professor's moderation of topics related to the content of the subject, as well as case studies Preparation of papers and reports individually or in groups
Assessment System
  • % end-of-term-examination 100
  • % of continuous assessment (assigments, laboratory, practicals...) 100

Basic Bibliography
  • Rafael Illescas Ortiz/Pilar Perales Viscasillas. El Derecho Mercantil Internacional. Madrid: Cerasa. 2003
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