This course focuses on contractual techniques used to write international contracts and dispute settlement processes that international practitioners face.
It consists in a general introduction on the sources of international trade law and a presentation of general issues related to the applicable law to a contract and conflicts of jurisdiction. Other topics will be covered, such as the successive negotiation phases of an international contract and usual legal acts, contractual clauses and general conditions of a contract, payment and guaranty issues, and dispute settlement in the international context.
The course will try to provide students a practical vision on the basis of theoretical tools.
The impact of the large market on the behaviour and restructuring of companies
The role of General Conditions of Sale/Purchase.
International payment and guarantee/warranty mechanisms (Letter of credit, Stand By L/C, compensation…).
Dispute settlements and judgment enforcement in the international context.
François Ameli is university lecturer at Sorbonne School of Law and teaches in many other institutions such as Sciences Po Paris. He has been Director of the Department of Bachelor of Law’s degrees. At the same time, he is also pursuing his career as a lawyer at the Paris bar. He is one of the founding partners of the Parisian office of the CKR Law, a new-yorker lawyer’s office established in more than 40 cities across 5 continents. His primary fields are private international law, international trade law, and international litigation and arbitration practices. He is also the author of many academic books and articles.