1099 | Practical Aspects of International Commercial and Investment Arbitrations

Course Information

  • 2020-21
  • 1099
  • 5-Year B.A., LL.B. (Hons.), LL.M.
  • V
  • Mar 2021
  • Elective Course

This course is aimed at understanding the basics of international commercial and investment arbitration, as practiced. It assumes that the student has a basic understanding of arbitration and ADR in general and wishes to consider it as a career option or gain practical knowledge in the area.

The course will endeavour to foster a practical understanding of the key topics in the field and equip the student with helpful tools that will make them understand and practice arbitration better. The reading materials will be a concise and curated from the works of international authors.

The course will include lectures, discussions on each session’s readings and real-life casestudies. Each class will end with the faculty acquainting the class with an emerging global arbitrator/arbitration counsel and one fundamental work in the field of international arbitration.

The course has been broadly divided into three parts. The first part of the course will focus on procedural and substantive international commercial arbitration; the second part will focus on substantive international investment arbitration. The concluding session will focus on written and oral arbitration advocacy.