INTERNATIONAL TRADE LAW

ECONOMICS INTERNATIONAL TRADE LAW

0222200054
DEPARTMENT OF ECONOMICS AND STATISTICS
EQF7
ECONOMICS
2021/2022

OBBLIGATORIO
YEAR OF COURSE 1
YEAR OF DIDACTIC SYSTEM 2018
AUTUMN SEMESTER
CFUHOURSACTIVITY
1060LESSONS
Objectives
KNOWLEDGE AND UNDERSTANDING
STUDENTS WILL LEARN THE BASICS OF THE DISCIPLINE OF INTERNATIONAL TRADE. THEY WILL KNOW PRINCIPLES AND RULES GOVERNING THE SYSTEM OF INTERNATIONAL TRADE CONTRACTS, ALSO BY ANALYZING CASE LAW WITH AN APPROACH AIMED AT STIMULATING THEIR CRITICAL CAPACITY. PARTICULAR ATTENTION WILL BE GIVEN TO THE NATURE OF INTERNATIONAL CONTRACTS AND TO THE MOST COMMON CASES IN ISSUE.

ABILITY TO APPLY KNOWLEDGE AND UNDERSTANDING
STUDENTS WILL BE ABLE TO IDENTIFY AND TO INTERPRET NORMATIVE TEXTS, AS WELL AS TO APPLY LEGAL KNOWLEDGE TO CONCRETE SITUATIONS. THEY WILL ACQUIRE THE CAPACITY TO UNDERSTAND LEGISLATIVE CHOICES AND THE LOGIC UNDERLYING THE SOLUTIONS OFFERED BY “LEX MERCATORIA”. STUDENTS WILL HAVE THE CAPACITY TO REPRESENT AND DISCUSS EFFECTIVELY THE RESULTS OF THEIR WORK, USING LITERATURE AND NATIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL ON-LINE DATABASES.
Prerequisites
THE PROGRAM HAS BEEN DRAWN UP IN COORDINATION WITH PROGRAMS OF OTHER LEGAL, ECONOMIC AND BUSINESS SUBJECTS.
Contents
1.INTRODUCTION TO INTERNATIONAL TRADE LAW (6 HOURS)
2.THE PROTAGONISTS OF INTERNATIONAL TRADE (6 HOURS)
3.THE SOURCES OF INTERNATIONAL TRADE (6 HOURS)
4.THE INTERNATIONAL CONTRACT IN GENERAL (8 HOURS)
5.INTERNATIONALE SALE CONTRACTS (6 HOURS)
6.PAYMENTS AND LOAN CONTRACTS (4 HOURS)
7.CARGO INSURANCE CONTRACTS (4 HOURS)
8.INDUSTRIAL INVENTIONS AND DISTINCTIVE SIGNS (4 HOURS)
9.CONTRACTS FOR THE EXECUTION OF WORKS OR SERVICES (4 HOURS)
10.CREDIT GUARANTEES (4 HOURS)
11.TORT AND OTHER SOURCES OF OBLIGATIONS (4 HOURS)
12.DISPUTE RESOLUTION (4 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. 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
•MARRELLA F., MANUALE DI DIRITTO DEL COMMERCIO INTERNAZIONALE, 2A ED., CEDAM, PADOVA, 2020
•AA.VV., L’ORGANIZZAZIONE MONDIALE DEL COMMERCIO, 3A ED., A CURA DI G. VENTURINI, MILANO, GIUFFRÉ, 2015
•G. CORDERO MOSS, INTERNATIONAL COMMERCIAL CONTRACTS: APPLICABLE SOURCES AND ENFORCEABILITY, CAMBRIDGE: CUP 2014.
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SUGGESTED READINGS
CASE LAW, SLIDES
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