This course is designed to acquaint students with the basic concepts, principles, and rules of international sales, financing, payments, and investment securities. It discusses the principal sources of international commercial transactions law such as compilations of customary rules (e.g. Incoterms and the Uniform Customs and Practices for Documentary Credits); some of the key treaties that deal with sales and financing secured with receivables (e.g. The Vienna Sales Convention and the U.N. Convention on the Assignment of Receivables in International Trade) as well as the model rules on secured transactions and registries of security interests recently drafted for the Americas (e.g. OAS Model Law on Secured Transactions and the OAS Registry Regulations).
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Choice of written, oral, or substantial paper (paper topic to be cleared with the Professor beforehand).
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Available at the Corleone Law Bookstore.