International Dispute Resolution | L47xx
This class addresses critical topics for the attorney representing clients in international business transactions, including the role of the international lawyer, performing international research and locating international and foreign law resources, jurisdiction, provisional relief, choice of law, proof of foreign law, choice of forum or arbitration, service of process, obtaining the evidence, act of state, sovereign immunity, law of the seas, and enforcement of judgments. The class will consider relevant treaties and U.S. law, including the Hague Convention on Choice of Courts Agreement, the Uniform Foreign Country Money-Judgments Recognition Act, and potential litigation under such laws as the U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act. The course addresses topics relevant to both litigation and arbitration.
Credit Hours: 3
ULW: This course does not satisfy the Upper Level Writing requirement (ULW)