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PRINCIPLES OF INTERNATIONAL ECONOMIC LAW

2017-2018

IESEG School of Management ( IÉSEG )

Class code :

1718-IÉSEG-M1S1-ACC-MA-EI59UE

ACCOUNTING / AUDIT / CONTROL


Level Year Period Language of instruction 
Master1S1English
Academic responsibilityM.VACCARO-INCISA
Lecturer(s)M.VACCARO-INCISA


Prerequisites

Interest for the legal reasoning governing the decision-making process of the principal international economic law mechanisms
Fluency in English;
Basic knowledge of legal English (or willingness to learn it during the course);
Ideally, some prior study of internatioal law;
Attending the course on Institutions of International Economic Law is highly recommended.

Learning outcomes

Comprehend ambit and limits of international economic law
Be able to distinguish bewteen scope and ambit of legal disciplines such as international trade, finance, and investment
Understand the basic principles of international trade law
Understand the basic principles of international investment law
Appreciate the difference under a managerial point of view between the dispute-settlement process of trade and investment

Course description

Course structure:
1. What is International Economic Law
2. State Sovereignty and International Economic Law
3. TRADE
- GATT & WTO
- Fundamental principles & common violations (trade liberalization, tariffs, quotas, subsidies, TBTs, MFN & NT, “like products”)
4. INVESTMENT
- BITs and FTAs; ICSID
- Fundamental principles & common claims (what is an investment, expropriation, FET & FPS, MFN & NT)


Class type

Class structure

Type of courseNumbers of hoursComments
Face to face
lecture10,00  
Interactive class6,00  
Independent work
Reference manual 's readings14,00  
Research10,00  
Independent study
Group Project10,00  
Total student workload50,00  

Teaching methods

  • Presentation
  • E-learning
  • Project work
  • Interactive class
  • Case study
  • Bibliographical research


Assessment

In-class participation; individual research; final exam (depending on the number of students, either oral or enriched MCQ).

Type of controlDurationNumberPercentage break-down
Continuous assessment
Oral presentation0,00020,00
Participation0,00020,00
Final Exam
Oral exam0,00160,00
TOTAL     100,00

Recommended reading

  • Principles of International Economic Law, M. Herdegen, Oxford, 2013 -




 
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