JEM159 - International Commercial Dispute Resolution

Credit: 4
Status: CFS - elective
EEI and EP - elective
English
ET - elective
F,FM and B - elective
Masters - all
MEF - elective
Semester - summer
Course supervisors: Mgr. Tomáš Hülle
Course homepage: JEM159
Literature: To be provided
Description: The purpose of the course is to introduce the basic features of business dispute resolution world. Leading practitioners will join seminars to speak about real cases and how to handle practical issues once a corporation is involved in commercial problems.

The course will focus on main options for solving disputes together with role of economic experts in their resolution. Therefore, the course will generally cover:
- crisis management,
- negotiation
- mediation,
- arbitration, and
- litigation as main dispute resolution mechanisms.

The entire course will be prepared in a very practical way and all classes are based on discussion, students work and opinions. During first lecture, we will look at the students' backgrounds and their future interests and all classes will be adjusted to it. Please note that materials will not be repeated during lectures and they will be only discussed during classes. Active participation is required for this course.

Plan of lectures is as follows:
1. Introduction to course. Alternative dispute resolution, Contract on the International Sale of Goods (Pavlína Vágnerová, Tomáš Hülle)
2. Negotiation skills: Resolving a dispute (Tomáš Hülle)
3. Harvard Negotiation Game (Pavlína Vágnerová)
4. Litigation (Zdeněk Kučera)
5. Mediation (Martin Svatoš)
6. International Commercial Arbitration I (Ondřej Čech)
7. International Commercial Arbitration II (Ondřej Čech)
8. Investment Arbitration I (Maria Poláková)
9. Role of Economists in Dispute Resolution Practice (Sirshar Qureshi, Pavlína Vágnerová)
- Easter holidays -
11. Investment Arbitration II (Maria Poláková)
12. Decision making process (Tomáš Hülle)
13. Final Exam (Pavlína Vágnerová)

Partners

Deloitte
McKinsey & Company
Moneta Money Bank

Sponsors

CRIF
ČSOB