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International Tort and Insurance Law

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2019-2020

COURSE DESCRIPTION

The objective of International Tort & Insurance Law is to give students a thorough understanding of the central themes of tort and insurance law from a comparative legal (and law and economics) perspective. Both the economic interests of the international businesses and the protection of actors of the international business activities will be subject to analysis as well as insurance and insurability issues. The students will obtain knowledge of the various substantive tort and insurance law principles that apply to the business activities of their clients and the concrete conditions in which these clients develop these international businesses. Moreover, the student will be able to assess the societal distribution of the financial burdens involved in tort and insurance mechanisms.

CONTACT

Programme Coordinator LLM (Adv) International Civil and Commercial Law Office for International Education / Leiden Law School E: iccl@law.leidenuniv.nl

COURSE COORDINATOR

Mr. Thijmen Nuninga
E: w.t.nuninga@law.leidenuniv.nl

METHOD OF INSTRUCTION

Interactive lectures (10 lectures of 3 hrs each)

EXAMINATION

Paper (50%)
Written exam (50%)

The overall course grade should be at least 5,5 in order to complete the course successfully.
There will be one retake (100%) substituting all previous assessments. It will be up to the discretion of the examiner to decide on the form of the retake.

COURSE REQUIREMENTS

Full degree in law granting access to the legal profession (or equivalent).