International Trade Law

International Trade Law

Professor Mark Wu
Fall 2019 course
M, T, W 10:20am - 11:40am in WCC Room 3018
4 classroom credits

Students who enroll in this offering may count the credits towards the JD international/comparative requirement.

Prerequisites: None

Exam Type: One Day Take-Home

This course focuses on the law governing international trade as established by the World Trade Organization. It engages in an in-depth analysis of WTO rules and case law. The class will examine the strengths and weaknesses of the existing regime and discuss the difficulties in reforming the system. Besides focusing on the basic principles governing trade in goods and services, the course will also examine specialized areas such as technical standards, agriculture, food safety, subsidies, trade remedy measures, and intellectual property. In addition, the course will focus on the geopolitical tensions between major trading powers as well as on the new issues being addressed through regional trade agreements.

Subject Areas: Business Organization, Commercial Law, and Finance, International, Comparative & Foreign Law