SETTLEMENT OF DISPUTES THROUGH ARBITRATION AND MEDIATION:
Settlement of Disputes through Arbitration and Mediation
Settlement of Disputes through Arbitration and Mediation
Study: Civil Law - 9. semester
Commercial Law - 9. semester
Constitutional-Administrative - 9. semester
Criminal Law - 9. semester
International Law - 9. semester
The European Union Law - 9. semester
Code: 79156
ECTS: 4.0
Course coordinators: prof. dr. sc. Hrvoje Sikirić
prof. dr. sc. Vilim Bouček
prof. dr. sc. Davor Adrian Babić
Lecturers: doc. dr. sc. Tena Hoško - Lectures
doc. dr. sc. Dora Zgrabljić Rotar - Lectures
Exam dates:
  • 11. 11. 2019.
  • 27. 01. 2020.
  • 10. 02. 2020.
  • 20. 04. 2020.
  • 01. 06. 2020.
  • 15. 06. 2020.
  • 29. 06. 2020.
  • 31. 08. 2020.
  • 14. 09. 2020.
Exam registration: Studomat
Basic data
Settlement of Disputes through Arbitration and Mediation Civil Law - 9. semester
Commercial Law - 9. semester
Constitutional-Administrative - 9. semester
Criminal Law - 9. semester
International Law - 9. semester
The European Union Law - 9. semester
4.0 79156
Lecturer in charge Consultations Location
prof. dr. sc. Hrvoje Sikirić

Tuesdays, 16-17.30 h.

Ćirilometodska 4, room 5
prof. dr. sc. Vilim Bouček

Tuesdays, 15.45-17.15 h.

Ćirilometodska 4, room 4
prof. dr. sc. Davor Adrian Babić

Tuesdays, 10-11.30.

Ćirilometodska 4, room 21
Lecturer Consultations Location
doc. dr. sc. Tena Hoško (Lectures)

Tuesdays, 15.30-17 h.

Ćirilometodska 4, room Ćirilometodska 4, soba Ćirilometodska 4, soba 57
doc. dr. sc. Dora Zgrabljić Rotar (Lectures)

Tuesdays, 10.30 - 12.00.

Ćirilometodska 4, room 47
Literature
Arbitration and alternative dispute resolution: How to settle international business disputes; ITC (2001)
UNCITRAL Model Law on International Commercial Arbitration (1985), with amendments as adopted in 2006;
UNCITRAL Model Law on International Commercial Conciliation (2002);
Convention on the Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Arbitral Awards (New York, 1958) (the "New York Convention");
Description
The concept and types of arbitration. Sources of arbitration law. Arbitration agreement. Arbitration Tribunal. Arbitration proceeding. Applicable law. Setting aside procedure. Recognition and enforcement of the award. Mediation and other forms of alternative dispute resolution.
Exam dates
11. 11. 2019.
27. 01. 2020.
10. 02. 2020.
20. 04. 2020.
01. 06. 2020.
15. 06. 2020.
29. 06. 2020.
31. 08. 2020.
14. 09. 2020.
Detailed data
Cognitive Skills:

KNOWLEDGE AND UNDERSTANDING

After having completed the course, student will be able to:

  • name legal sources of international commercial arbitration and mediation;
  • define basic notions of international commercial arbitration and mediation such as arbitration, arbitrability, ad hoc arbitration, lex arbitri, Kompetenz-Kompetenz problem, mediator, etc.;
  • single out specificities of arbitration and mediation when compared to litigation;
  • identify aspects of arbitrability;
  • describe the procedure for recognition and enforcement of foreign awards.

 

APPLICATION

After having completed the course, student will be able to:

  • sketch a valid and invalid arbitration agreement;
  • apply the adequate rule to a certain legal issue from the area of arbitration and mediation;
  • interpret contract provisions related to arbitration and mediation;
  • autonomously use international and national legal instruments regulating international arbitration and mediation.

 

ANALYSIS

After having completed the course, student will be able to:

  • categorize different methods of dispute resolution;
  • differentiate the system of enforcement of domestic and international awards;
  • analyse comparative arbitration legislation in order to find an appropriate seat of arbitration;
  • compare importance of different international instruments regulating international commercial arbitration;
  • check whether a certain arbitration agreement is valid having in mind the applicable law.

SYNTHESIS

After having completed the course, student will be able to:

  • design an example of an arbitrable dispute and a dispute that can be resolved through mediation;
  • prepare a draft arbitration agreement;
  • plan the course of the arbitration proceedings;
  • suggest an appropriate method of dispute resolution for a certain dispute;
  • formulate the main disadvantages of mediation in a dispute with an international element.

 

VALORISATION

After having completed the course, student will be able to:

  • evaluate whether the parties wanted to choose litigation, arbitration or mediation by their dispute resolution clause;
  • valorise advantages of arbitration compared to mediation and litigation in disputes with an international element;
  • evaluate the chances that a certain award would be recognised and declared enforceable under the New York Convention on recognition and enforcement of foreign awards;
  • compare principles of arbitration with principles of mediation.
Practical and Generic Skills:

After having completed the course, student will be able to:

  • present the acquired learning skills orally and in writing;
  • autonomously and in a team work on assignments in the area of international commercial arbitration;
  • draft arbitration agreements;
  • consult a party on issues of recognition and enforcement of foreign awards.

 

Matching Assessments to Learning Outcomes:

For all learning outcomes a written exam.