Monday, December 7, 2009

Call for Proposals: Emory Conference Will Include Teaching Transactions in an International Setting

Emory The Center for Transactional Law and Practice at Emory University School of Law in Atlanta, Georgia has issued a call for proposals for a conference being held at Emory on June 4-5, 2010.  Proposals are being accepted now through the end of January.  Conference topics include

  • Contract Drafting
  • Teaching Transactions in an International Setting
  • Teaching Contract Drafting for the First Time
  • Teaching Transactional Skills in a Doctrinal Course
  • Teaching Accounting from a Transactional Perspective
  • Teaching Ethics from a Transactional Perspective
  • Teachign Transactional Skills Other than Contract Drafting
  • Teaching Transaction-Related Tasks
  • Transactional Training Techniques
  • Curricular Issues
  • Transacational Centers and Certificates

The part on Teaching Transactions in an International Setting includes these subtopics:
  • The basic framework of contract law in civil law jurisdictions
  • The drafting of contracts in civil law jurisdictions
  • Business transactions in accordance with Islamic law
  • Simulations as a mode of teaching
  • Integration of international issues into transactional skills courses
  • Cultural issues affecting the negotiation of international transactions
  • The use of clinics to teach international transactions
  • How non-U.S. law schools are teaching transactional skills
  • Teaching foreign LLM students about drafting in a common law country

Click here for more information.

Hat tip to Tina Stark

(mew)

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/international_law/2009/12/cfp-emory.html

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