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International Trade and Finance - LAW460

The legal regime governing the international exchange of goods, services, and intellectual property under the WTO is the subject matter of this unit. The interaction of trade and monetary issues and interplay of law, politics, and diplomacy in regulating these issues are covered. Topics inclusively include: structural aspects of trade and finance; trade liberalisation; trade in goods (agriculture); trade protectionism (dumping, subsidy); trade remedies/measures (safeguards); service trade; intellectual property trade; dispute settlement; Singapore issues (trade facilitation, investment); non-trade issues (human rights, environment); and transactional aspects of trade. The contemporary developments in, and the future of, international trade are examined.

Credit Points: 3
When Offered:

S2 Day - Session 2, North Ryde, Day

S2 External - Session 2, External (On-campus dates: Compulsory)

Staff Contact(s): Professor Rafiqul Islam

39cp or (6cp in LAW or LAWS units at 300 level) Prerequisite Information


LAWS259 or LAW409 or LAW459 or LAW509

NCCW(s): LAW410, LAW889
Unit Designation(s):
Unit Type:
Assessed As: Graded
Offered By:

Macquarie Law School

Faculty of Arts

Timetable Information

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