Law

International Business Transactions

Module code: M3110
Level 6
15 credits in spring semester
Teaching method: Seminar, Lecture
Assessment modes: Coursework, Multiple choice questions

This module focuses on the international sale of goods which are transported by land, sea and air.

Due to time constraints, this module only deals with carriage by sea.

We will consider the main trade terms used in international sales contracts (common law and INCOTERMS), the essential elements of contracts of carriage of goods by sea, cargo insurance and key aspects of the financing of international sales transactions (mainly UCP 600).

Pre-requisite

Law of Contract (M3003)

Module learning outcomes

  • Systematically understand key aspects of the law relating to the sale of goods by a seller in one country to a buyer in another;
  • Demonstrate the ability to critically evaluate legal principles and concepts relevant to international commercial transactions
  • Demonstrate familiarity with the appropriate legal instruments and some of the relevant critical literature.