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Trade and Integration in the Americas
LL.M Seminar 785 (cross-listed) | 2 credit hours
The objective of the seminar is to have an opportunity for analytical discussion on the major issues of the current developments in trade arrangements and trade negotiations in the Americas, and their linkages to some of the major development policy issues at the multilateral and national level for Latin American and Caribbean countries. The seminar will observe regional pacts as Mercosur, CACM, Caricom, the Andean Pact, and the most significant bilateral Free Trade Agreements such as Canada-Costa Rica, US-Chile, Mexico-Central American Countries, and Central American Dominican Republic-USFTA. Thematic issues of market access (especially in agriculture), dispute settlement, trade in services, investment, trade-labor, trade-environment regulations, and competition policy will be discussed.
Prerequisite for J.D. students only: International Law I: Introduction to International Law (or the equivalent of International Law I, which is a 3 credit course in public international law).
This course is limited to LL.M. and 3rd year JD students.