International Contracts

Year
3
Academic year
2019-2020
Code
01620270
Subject Area
Law
Language of Instruction
Portuguese
Mode of Delivery
Face-to-face
ECTS Credits
6.0
Type
Elective
Level
1st Cycle Studies

Recommended Prerequisites

NA

Teaching Methods

a) Exposition of the teacher, with the data show, and discussion with the students;

b) Resolution of practical cases;

c) Student´s presentation the themes and practical cases.

Learning Outcomes

Overall objectives

The discipline objectives are, first of all, show to the students the most important international commercial contracts as an important instrument of the international trade. Second to teach the students the legal principles and  rules of this contracts in perspective of the international trade enterprises.

Specific objectives

 Allow the students to understanding and act in import and export international activity.

Generic competencies

Capacity in general knowledge of international commercial contracts.

Specific competencies

Ability of communicate with others professionals and work in enterprises of international trade ( import/export).

Work Placement(s)

No

Syllabus

1. International contratcts. An overview.

2. Formation and international contracts clauses.

3. Viena`s Convention of 1980. The formation, obligations and the rupture of contract.

4. The INCOTERMS

5. The international payments. The documentary credit.

6. The international contracts of commercial distribution. Agency and Franchising.

7. The international Finance contracts. Leasing and Factoring.

8. International Commercial arbitration.

Head Lecturer(s)

João António Fernandes Pedroso

Assessment Methods

Final Assessment
Exam: 100.0%

Continuous Assessment
Intermediate tests: 100.0%

Bibliography

INTERNATIONAL CHAMBER OF COMMERCE — Incoterms 2000 : ICC official rules for the interpretation of trade terms : entry into force 1st January 2000 = Règles officielles ICC pour l’interprétation des termes commerciaux : entrée en vigueur 1er janvier 2000. Paris : ICC Publishing, 2005. [BP 339.5 INT]

PINHEIRO, Luís de Lima — Arbitragem transnacional : a determinação do estatuto da arbitragem. Coimbra : Livraria Almedina, 2005. [BP 347.7 PIN]

SOARES, Maria Ângela Bento ; RAMOS, Rui Manuel Moura — Contratos internacionais : compra e venda, cláusulas penais, arbitragem. Reimp. Coimbra : Livraria Almedina, 1995. [BP 347.4 SOA]