LW6408 - International Arbitration

Offering Academic Unit
School of Law
Credit Units
Course Duration
One semester
Course Offering Term*:
Semester B 2018/19

* The offering term is subject to change without prior notice
Course Aims

This course aims to:-
(i) build on the student’s knowledge of arbitration by providing a thorough understanding of the special character and particular issues of international commercial arbitration;
(ii) acquaint the student with the important institutional structures and rules for international arbitration; and
(iii) provide a comparative examination of the relevant laws, institutions, rules and practices in Hong Kong, the Mainland China, and England.

The course will further innovate a student’s ability to grasp the fundamental concepts with the ultimate goal of discovering how international arbitration functions from a practical stand point.

LW6408 International Arbitration is a CIArb recognised course. Students who have successfully completed this course achieving at least 55% of the coursework and examination marks can be exempted from the CIArb Module 2, Law of International Arbitration.

Assessment (Indicative only, please check the detailed course information)

Continuous Assessment: 40%
Examination: 60%
Examination Duration: 3 hours
Detailed Course Information


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