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This unit is designed to provide students with an understanding of the fundamental regulatory framework within which international trade is conducted and with a grasp of the core topics and practices. Students will develop knowledge of the interaction of domestic principles, regulations and practices with the international regulations and practices governing international trade. Topics will include practice in import and export, transport, banking and insurance documentation including types of contract, bills of exchange and bills of lading, protection of intellectual property, dispute resolution, conflict of laws, GATT and UNCITRAL.

Summary 2020

Unit name International Trade Regulation and Practice
Unit code BFA603
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Business & Economics
Tasmanian School of Business and Economics
Discipline Accounting and Corporate Governance

Mr John Streeter

Level Postgraduate
Available as student elective? Yes
Breadth Unit? No



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Learning Outcomes

  • LO1: Identify and explain the regulatory framework and associated practices within which international trade is conducted.
  • LO2: Explain the principal characteristics of major items of regulation and documentation involved in international trade and the practices developed for management and compliance.
  • LO3: Rationalise, critique and communicate information concerning major international treaties and conventions which have an impact upon aspects of international trade regulation, practice and procedure.




Teaching Pattern

1 x 3 hour weekly workshop.


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