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PDS 224 Legal Aspects of International Trade




Course Description

This course presents the basic legal principles of carrying on international business. It covers the legal implications of international trade activities, discusses legal aspects related to intellectual property, competition and antitrust laws, public trade law and issues related to e-commerce in international business. Most of the material in this course is presented with an international scope and does not solely approach the issues from a Canadian perspective.

Course Details

At the end of this course participants will be able to:

  • List the important clauses that should be included in international trade agreements
  • Explain the significance of international treaties and conventions
  • Explain the significance of "choice of law" and "jurisdiction" in international contracts
  • Identify the basic provisions of the WTO and NAFTA


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