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Saadia Pekkanen
SIS 590
Seattle Campus

Special Topics

Seminar. Course content varies. Offered occasionally by visiting or resident faculty.

Class description

International Investment Law and Practice

Focuses on substantive developments in international investment law. Provides familiarity with enforcement of rights and obligations through arbitration. Focuses on developmental, political, environmental, and ethical considerations in application of law to real world cases especially in developing countries.

Student learning goals

Understand key developments in FDI

Understand historical and legal sources of law

Apply major technical legal provisions in cases

Apply major standards in cases

General method of instruction

Lecture, and seminar format.

Recommended preparation

All assigned readings before class.

Class assignments and grading

Oral participation, group midterm exam/presentation, final exam. Option of research paper (PhD students only).

Oral participation, group midterm exam/presentation, final exam, or option of research paper.


The information above is intended to be helpful in choosing courses. Because the instructor may further develop his/her plans for this course, its characteristics are subject to change without notice. In most cases, the official course syllabus will be distributed on the first day of class.
Last Update by M Jane Meyerding
Date: 10/12/2011