M5/M8 - Regulation of International Trade (TL6056HA)

This module delivers learning in the area of the legal regulation of relationships in shipping, trade and transport. The course focuses on the main issues of concern in this area, which are (a) private law cargo claims and (b) the public international concerns about safety at sea/use of the vessel and crew employment. The fit with shipping, trade and transport rests with the importance of liability prevention and management, which is of continuous concern to all involved in the industry. You will understand the core elements of cargo liability, the nature of public international law, and the difference between trade perception of commercial expectations and legal liabilities.