International trade law and wto rules - Modulo applied

  • A.A. 2019/2020
  • CFU 4
  • Ore 20
  • Classe di laurea LM-52
Federica Monti / Ricercatrice T.D. / Diritto commerciale (IUS/04)
Dipartimento di Scienze Politiche, della Comunicazione e delle Relazioni Internazionali

International trade law and WTO rules (Theory)

Obiettivi del corso

Provide students with a practical understanding of the international rules that govern
international trade and investment. The course undertakes an in-depth analysis of
the rules regime of the WTO. This will include the examination of the policy
objectives behind the rules, the compromises resulting from the complex negotiating
process, and the operation of the rules. This latter will be undertaken through a
study of case histories.
Students will be able to autonomously analyze main Treaties and Conventions and on international trade. They will be able to identify and resolve the typical matters related to international contracts (i.e. the applicable law), related to the worldwide protection of intellectual property assets and solve alternatively disputes among parties of an international contract.

Programma del corso

(This Syllabus shall be intended for ALL students. A dedicated syllabus might be
agreed with students according to their own particular situation, i.e. CFU recovery

- International trade law: the WTO protocol examination
- IPRs- related issues: analysis of a case history
- International contracts: analysis of a case history
- International commercial dispute resolution systems: analysis of a case history
- China and WTO: experiences & case histories

Testi (A)dottati, (C)onsigliati
  • 1.  (C) R. Cavalieri - V. Salvatore An introduction to international contract law (Second edition) Giappichelli Ed., Torino, 2019 » Pagine/Capitoli: Chapter 1-7;10-11 + INCOTERMS
Metodi didattici
  • The course will mainly consist of 'active' lectures (also with the presentation of
    slides, for a greater focus on the student), divided into various modules / parts of
    the program. With particular reference to certain issues, will be dealt with the
    analysis of case studies and / or regulatory texts, useful for the student to a
    better understanding of the subject.
Modalità di valutazione
  • Oral exam = will count 80% - Aimed at verifying the understanding of the knowledge
    acquired during the course.
    Class Participation = will count 20%
    It will be highly appreciated the student actively participate during the lessons.
    Students are expected to come to class prepared and willing to discuss the readings,
    cases and class exercises.
Lingue, oltre all'italiano, che possono essere utilizzate per l'attività didattica


Lingue, oltre all'italiano, che si intende utilizzare per la valutazione