INTERNATIONAL CONTRACT LAW

Daniela VALENTINO INTERNATIONAL CONTRACT LAW

0212100037
DEPARTMENT OF ECONOMICS AND STATISTICS
EQF6
BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION
2021/2022

YEAR OF COURSE 3
YEAR OF DIDACTIC SYSTEM 2016
SECONDO SEMESTRE
CFUHOURSACTIVITY
1060LESSONS
Objectives
Knowledge and understanding
The teaching is aimed at mastering the legal instruments of bargaining that takes place in the global market, with particular reference to the identification of regulatory, supranational and transnational sources. The student will have knowledge of the arbitration practices regulating economic exchanges, of the main contractual figures, typical and atypical, used at international level, as well as the most important legal implications of electronic commerce.

Ability to apply knowledge and understanding
The student will be able to operate professionally in the field of international trade and international organizations of entrepreneurial activity and non-profit organizations.
Prerequisites
The program has been drawn up in coordination with programs of other legal and economic subjects.
Contents
Introduction to sources of private international law (7 hours)
Applicable law and private international law (7 hours)
Drafting and negotiation of international contracts (7 hours)
Frequently used clauses in international contracts and conclusion of the contract (8 hours)
Nominate international contracts: sales contracts and other exchange contracts used in international trade (6 hours)
Contracts for the supply of machinery and equipment and subcontracting agreements (5 hours)
Distribution contracts (5 hours)
International franchise contracts, sales subsidiaries and joint ventures (5 hours)
Technology transfer agreements (5 hours)
Electronic commerce (5 hours)
Teaching Methods
Lectures, seminars also held by scholars from foreign universities and practitioners, exercises and discussion on case law
Verification of learning
The achievement of learning goals is assessed by an exam graded on a scale of 30. The exam includes an oral assessment which consists of 6 open questions on topics indicated by the teacher (n. 1 on sources of private international law, applicable law and private international law; n. 1 on dispute resolution and international arbitration; n. 2 on drafting, negotiation, conclusion of the contract and frequently used clauses in international contracts; n. 2 on nominate international contracts). The oral assessment pursues the goal of evaluating the level of understanding and knowledge achieved by the student on the topics indicated in the study programme, the awareness of methodological instruments and the capacity of applying knowledge to solve theoretical and practical problems. The oral assessment shall take place on the dates indicated in the official exams diary and have an average duration of 30 minutes. In the oral assessment 1 to 5 points shall be given to any of the 6 exam questions for a total of 30 points, along the following grading scale: severely poor; poor; pass; good; very good. The exam is passed with a minimum grade of 18 out of 30.
Texts
A TEXT-BOOK BETWEEN THE FOLLOWING:

•MARRELLA F., MANUALE DI DIRITTO DEL COMMERCIO INTERNAZIONALE, 2A ED., CEDAM, PADOVA, 2020
•BORTOLOTTI F., IL CONTRATTO INTERNAZIONALE. MANUALE TEORICO-PRATICO, CEDAM, PADOVA, 2017
•G. CORDERO MOSS, INTERNATIONAL COMMERCIAL CONTRACTS: APPLICABLE SOURCES AND ENFORCEABILITY, CAMBRIDGE: CUP 2014
More Information
Suggested readings, case law, slides.
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