International economic law

ldrop2042  2017-2018  Louvain-la-Neuve

International economic law
5 credits
30.0 h
Coppens Philippe; Culot Henri;
Main themes
This course consists of an introduction to the specific rules of international economics and international trade: trade (international bodies such as GATT; trade between developed countries; trade between western and eastern countries, etc.), money and finance (IMF, World Bank, etc.), international economic agents (states, transnational companies); investment; analysis of trade relations; international contracts; international disputes. If requested by the Faculty and the Department for economic and social law, the method can be either lecturing or an analysis of cases. The choice of a method is made for a three-year period.

At the end of this learning unit, the student is able to :

1 The course's goal is twofold. The first goal is to show that law and economics share intertwined concerns. Some elements of Law & Economics are developed from this viewpoint. The second goal is to encourage students to have a critical and well-argued vision of the economic, political, and social movements of globalization and of the norms which convey their meaning. To be constructive, this critique should be supported by a rigorous command of the technical rules of substantive law stated in the Agreements establishing the World Trade Organization (WTO).

The contribution of this Teaching Unit to the development and command of the skills and learning outcomes of the programme(s) can be accessed at the end of this sheet, in the section entitled “Programmes/courses offering this Teaching Unit”.
Online resources
Are available online :
-          The ppt presentations
-          Articles of legal scholarship and other documents
The case-law analyzed in class.
Faculty or entity

Programmes / formations proposant cette unité d'enseignement (UE)

Title of the programme
Master [120] in Law

Advanced Master in Tax Law

Advanced Master in European Law

Master [120] in Law (shift schedule)