Jurisdictional Competition

This course examines the ability of firms and people to select the law that will apply to their dealings and forum where their cases will be adjudicated; competition by states, countries and private parties to supply law and adjudication; and the legal and theoretical implications of this competition.  Specific topics covered include corporate and securities laws, commercial transactions, arbitration, consumer and electronic commerce transactions, trusts, real property, and marriage and family law.
Credits: 2