2022-2023 WCL Catalog 
    May 28, 2024  
2022-2023 WCL Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

LAW - 835 International ADR: Global Sovereign Disputes Practicum

(3 hrs)

This course provides a series of practicums that allow students to understand and master the theoretical, practical, and strategic problems presented when a U.S. company becomes embroiled in a dispute with a foreign sovereign entity. Based upon a simulated fact-pattern with discrete modules, the course addresses the substantive and procedural aspects of resolving legal disputes with foreign states in various fora, including domestic courts, commercial and investment arbitration, and mediation. Students must take LAW 614 Alternative Dispute Resolution, LAW 661 International Business Transactions, LAW 675 Transnational Litigation, LAW 679 International Investment Law, LAW 789 International Commercial Arbitration: U.S. and Comparative Perspectives, LAW 972 Bilateral Investment Treaty Arbitrationbefore enrolling in this course. Taking this course without any of the co-requisites or pre-requisites requires permission of the instructors or WCL full-time arbitration faculty.