International Economic Disputes

Module code: M6005
Level 6
15 credits in spring semester
Teaching method: Lecture, Seminar
Assessment modes: Essay

This module examines the law relating to the settlement of international economic disputes, in particular the law and practice of the International Centre for the Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID), the World Trade Organisation (WTO) and the role of customary international law.

The focus of this module is on how dispute resolution bodies resolve international economic disputes.

Module learning outcomes

  • Systematically understand key legal facets in the resolution of international economic disputes.
  • Extend and apply knowledge of the legal frameworks governing international economic dispute settlement to complex legal questions.
  • Devise and support arguments relating to the applicable law governing international economic disputes with reference to specific scenarios.