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International Commercial Arbitration
Professor Louis Kimmelman
LL.M Course 882 (cross-listed) | 2 credit hours
In today's global economy, parties to cross-border commercial transactions increasingly choose to resolve their disputes through international arbitration. This course provides students with an understanding of the law and practice of international arbitration from the perspective of United States law. Among other things, the course will consider the alternatives to international arbitration; the international conventions and U.S. arbitration statute; the arbitration agreement; the role of courts and tribunals in determining issues of arbitrability; international arbitration rules; provisional measures; judicial enforcement of arbitration agreements and arbitration awards; and judicial setting aside of arbitration awards.
Students may not receive credit for both this course and the J.D. seminar, International Commercial Arbitration Seminar (CTLS course).