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LAWS471 Special Topic 2: International Trade

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This paper introduces students to the legal system governing international economic relations with particular focus on the World Trade Organization.

Paper title Special Topic 2: International Trade
Paper code LAWS471
Subject Law
EFTS 0.1000
Points 15 points
Teaching period Not offered in 2020
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $672.30
International Tuition Fees (NZD) $3,118.80

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Prerequisite
96 LAWS points
Pre or Corequisite
Any 200-level LAWS paper not already passed
Limited to
LLB, LLB(Hons)
Notes
Not all optional papers will be available in any given year.
Eligibility
LLB and LLB(Hons) students (Otago) will be eligible to enrol in this paper if they meet the prerequisite regarding second-year Law papers.
Contact
law@otago.ac.nz
Teaching staff

Dr Tracey Epps

Textbooks

Course materials are provided.

Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Global perspective, Interdisciplinary perspective, Lifelong learning, Scholarship, Communication, Critical thinking, Ethics, Information literacy, Research, Self-motivation.
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Learning Outcomes
  • Knowledge of the basics of trade policy and of the objections to and sources of opposition to liberalised trade
  • Knowledge of how economic and political forces have shaped trade policy in New Zealand and elsewhere and how they may shape future policy
  • Knowledge of the institutional framework of international trading relations
  • Knowledge of the core components of international trade rules as they affect New Zealand and its trading partners
  • Knowledge of important World Trade Organization (WTO) dispute settlement cases in areas of trade studied
  • The ability to analyse the application of international trade rules to the types of factual situations that may be faced by the New Zealand government and New Zealand exporters
  • The ability to adapt knowledge and understanding of WTO rules to the regional and bilateral contexts

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Timetable

Not offered in 2020

Location
Wellington
Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system
Blackboard

This paper introduces students to the multilateral legal rules governing international trade with particular focus on the World Trade Organisation. There will also be a focus on recent challenges to the multilateral system arising out of events including the US China trade war and the Covid-19 pandemic.

Paper title Special Topic 2
Paper code LAWS471
Subject Law
EFTS 0.1
Points 15 points
Teaching period Summer School
Domestic Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for 2021 have not yet been set
International Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for international students are elsewhere on this website.

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Prerequisite
96 LAWS points
Pre or Corequisite
Any 200-level LAWS paper not already passed
Limited to
LLB, LLB(Hons)
Notes
Not all optional papers will be available in any given year.
Eligibility
LLB and LLB(Hons) students (Otago) will be eligible to enrol in this paper if they meet the prerequisite regarding second-year Law papers.
Contact
law@otago.ac.nz
Teaching staff

Dr Tracey Epps

Textbooks

Course materials are provided.

Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Global perspective, Interdisciplinary perspective, Lifelong learning, Scholarship, Communication, Critical thinking, Ethics, Information literacy, Research, Self-motivation.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
Learning Outcomes
  • Knowledge of the basics of trade policy and of the objections to and sources of opposition to liberalised trade
  • Knowledge of how economic and political forces have shaped trade policy in New Zealand and elsewhere and how they may shape future policy
  • Knowledge of the institutional framework of international trading relations
  • Knowledge of the core components of international trade rules as they affect New Zealand and its trading partners
  • Knowledge of important World Trade Organization (WTO) dispute settlement cases in areas of trade studied
  • The ability to analyse the application of international trade rules to the types of factual situations that may be faced by the New Zealand government and New Zealand exporters
  • The ability to adapt knowledge and understanding of WTO rules to the regional and bilateral contexts

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Timetable

Summer School

Location
Wellington
Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system
Blackboard

Lecture

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend
A1 Tuesday 17:30-20:20 3-7
Saturday 09:00-14:20 6
Sunday 09:00-14:20 6