International Trade Law

Course number: LAW 3014

COURSE CONTENT: The course will deal with the doctrine, practice and policy issues in international trade and business including a consideration of NAFTA, a new World Trade Organization Agreement, a new General Agreement on Trade in Services, a proposed Multilateral Agreement on Investment, the creation of the World Trade Organization and the Canadian Agreement on Internal Trade. The course will also consider the economic theory behind trade liberalization, the long term effect of trade liberalization of the exchange of goods and services without allowing the free movement of labour and how trade links may be linked to labour and environmental concerns and to human rights. There will also be a segment on international business transactions.

TEACHING METHOD: Lecture and student presentations.

METHOD OF EVALUATION: Paper 75%, class participation 25%.

ENROLMENT: Limited to 16.

INSTRUCTOR: Bryan Schwartz

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