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2.08.222 Lecture: International Economic Law - Details
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Subtitle
Course number 2.08.222
Semester Wintersemester 2019/2020
Current number of participants 93
expected number of participants 100
Home institute Department of Business Administration, Economics and Law
participating institutes Department of Business Administration, Economics and Law (Economics), Department of Business Administration, Economics and Law (Law)
Courses type Lecture in category Teaching
First date Tue , 15.10.2019 16:00 - 18:00, Room: A14 1-103 (Hörsaal 3)
Type/Form
Pre-requisites Helpful previous knowledge: prior attendance of the modules wir010 "Einführung in das Bürgerliche Recht und in die Methodik der juristischen Fallbearbeitung", wir050 "Handelsrecht und Vertiefung in die Methodik der juristischen Fallbearbeitung", wir140 "Grundlagen des EU-Wirtschaftsrechts/Grundzüge des Arbeitsrechts".
Performance record The examination will comprise of an oral presentation and a written student essay building on that ("Referat inkl. schriftlicher Ausarbeitung"). While the presentation may be of a more general nature, the paper should focus on a very specific research question. The overall topic however, should stay the same.
Lehrsprache englisch
ECTS points 3

Topics

Introduction to the module: aims, methods, principles, exams, etc, The concept of international and international economic law; nature and sources, International Economic Law: Subjects, International Economic Law and domestic law, The concept of international economic law: international organisations as subjects, Introduction to WTO law, 3. Discuss the principle of territoriality in international economic law and EU law. Do you support the extra-territorial application of human rights treaties, 7. Critically appraise the principle of good governance in international law. How would you evaluate the 12 principle(s) of good governance adopted by the Council of Europe??, Analyse the principle of pacta sund servanda. To what extend do you think the duty of loyalty enschrined in the EU Treaty?, 4. Regulating cyberspace in international and EU law., 8. Transnational companies should be recognised as subjects of international and EU law. Discuss., PROVISIONAL DATE: 11. The Sino-American trade war: making trade fair again?, PROVISIONAL DATE: 15. The liberalisation and regulation of services in European and international economic law: A comparison., PROVISIONAL DATE: 16. The Boeing vs. Airbus saga: Subsidies and free trade., PROVISIONAL DATE: 12. Regional Trade Agreements – CETA., 18. Taxation: Analyse the legal regime for international tax law. Do you support the approach of the European Court of Justice in the Bechtel ruling?, 17. Examine the relationship between the WTO and the EU. What are the legal effects of WTO law in EU law?

Course location / Course dates

A14 1-103 (Hörsaal 3) Tuesday: 16:00 - 18:00, weekly (from 15/10/19) (11x)
Friday. 17.01.20 12:00 - 19:00
V04 0-033 Tuesday: 16:00 - 18:00, weekly (from 15/10/19) (1x)
Friday. 10.01.20 12:00 - 19:00

Comment/Description

This lecture will serve as a general introduction to fields of Public International Law ("Völkerrecht") and, building on that, International Economic Law. On a substantive level, the aim is to put you in a position where you can follow and critically assess issues of global significance about which you read in the media (e.g. Trade wars, the multilateral world order, international organizations etc.). While the focus will be on the law and policy of the WTO, some consideration will also be given to the Bretton Woods institutions (IMF, World Bank). On a practical level, the lecture and the corresponding examination (presentation+essay based on that) shall enable you to develop and substantiate critical arguments of your own after careful inquiry into a particular subject area (there will be a list of topics and you will also be able to come up with your own). As the lecture will be held in English, you may also use it as a "testing ground" for further developing you language skills. There will be a tutorial to assist you with questions surrounding your presentation and your paper.

Die Veranstaltung Internationales Wirtschaftsrecht des Moduls sollen den Studierenden angesichts der Internationalisierung aller Rechtsgebiete wichtige Grundkenntnisse auf dem Gebiet des internationalen Wirtschaftsrechts vermitteln. Zum Kern des Moduls zählen die öffentlich-rechtlichen Aspekte des internationalen Rechtsrahmens, in dem öffentliche und private juristische Personen agieren. Das Modul wird in englischer Sprache gegeben, um einerseits die Internationalität des Themengebiets hervorzuheben und andererseits auf den Umgang mit der im späteren Beruf unerlässlichen englischen Sprache vorzubereiten. Inhaltlich sind die folgenden Themengebiete für die Lehrveranstaltungen relevant: Einführung in das internationale Wirtschaftsrecht (völkerrechtliche Grundlagen, Subjekte, Quellen, Prinzipien, innerstaatliche Geltung und Wirkung des internationalen Wirtschaftsrechts), Historie und Institutionen des Internationalen Wirtschaftsrechts, WTO-Recht. Ziele des Moduls / Kompetenzen: Die Studierenden verstehen internationale und europäische Rechtsnormen und Rechtsfragen, wenden internationale und europäische Rechtsnormen an und beherrschen englische Rechtsterminologie.

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