LAW335 International Business Law (8)

This subject highlights the legal environment within which international business operates and examines the implications of international commercial transactions. This subject focuses on business structures for overseas marketing operations, including franchising and the licensing of intellectual property, the international sale of goods, the international service trade, transport and the insurance of exports, international payment systems, customs controls and commercial dispute resolution. Besides litigation, this subject also examines alternate dispute resolution methods such as negotiation, mediation and arbitration.

No offerings have been identified for this subject in 2019.

Where differences exist between the Handbook and the SAL, the SAL should be taken as containing the correct subject offering details.

Subject Information

Grading System



One session


School of Accounting and Finance

Assumed Knowledge

LAW110 or LAW12

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this subject, students should:
  • be able to identify the difficulties faced in international business due to the diverse international legal and cultural environments within which international business operates.
  • be able to evaluate and determine the most appropriate business structure for entry into overseas markets.
  • be able to discuss the problems arising in international sale of goods and provision of services.
  • be able to recognise how payments are effected in international business.
  • be able to explain the methods of international transportation.
  • be able to discuss the international conventions affecting business transactions.
  • be able to identify import and export controls and customs regulations.
  • be able to identify and discuss international litigation, conflict of laws and enforcement of foreign judgments.
  • be able to identify the benefits of alternate dispute resolution mechanisms.


This subject will cover the following topics:

International Legal Environment
Business Relationships for Entry into Foreign Markets
International Sale of Goods
International Trade in Services
International Payment of Exports
Transportation of Exports
International Commercial Dispute Resolution and Conflict of Laws


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The information contained in the CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: May 2019. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.