Survey of International Ship Finance (7749)

PREREQUISITE COURSES FOR Survey of International Ship Finance

Course Memo

This course will address the issues practitioners routinely confront in international vessel finance transactions. Strategies for developing optimal transaction structures will be examined, in addition to coping with the differences between maritime law and land based commercial law. Conflicts of law issues inherent to an intrinsically cross-border industry will be discussed, as will the peculiar nature of maritime liens and ship mortgages. Finally, the class will explore the ramifications of recent United States Supreme Court decisions that impact maritime financial transactions.

Course Section Description

This course will meet on the following 4 days: Friday, September 24, 3:00-6:00 pm & Saturday, September 25, 10:00 am-1:00 pm; and Friday, October 1, 3:00-6:00 pm & Saturday, October 2, 10:00 am-1:00 pm. Exam information TBA.