Emmanuel Laryea

Assoc Professor

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Monash teaching commitment

LAW2101 Contract A SEM1/T2

LAW5366 International banking and finance: law and practice SEM1/T2

LAW2102 Contract B SEM2/T3

LAW5384 International investment law SEM2/T3


Emmanuel was a consultant for the AUSAID funded ASEAN E-Commerce Project between 2004 and 2007.

Research interests

International Investment Law

International Banking and Finance

International Trade Transactions Law

International Sale of Goods Law

International Commercial Law

Contract Law

International Economic Law and African Development

Governance and Development

E-Commerce and the law

Electronic (or Paperless) Trade


Dr Emmanuel Laryea is an Associate Professor in the Law Faculty, and a member of the Monash Centre for Commercial Law and Regulatory studies. He is the Director of Equity and Social Inclusion.
Emmanuel obtained his LLB (Hons) from the University of Ghana, LLM from the Univeristy of Glasgow, Scotland, UK, and his PhD from Bond University, Australia. He taught at the University of Ghana, Bond University, and Lancaster University, in England, before joining Monash University in 2001. He has also practiced law with a commercial law firm in Ghana.
Emmanuel's research interest is in International Economic Law. He is the author of several publications, including Paperless Trade: Opportunities, Challenges and Solutions (2002) Kluwer. He is co-editor of International Economic Law: Voices of Africa (2012) and International Economic Law and African Development (2014) both publiished by Siber Ink, Cape Town, South Africa.

Research area keywords

  • Contract Law
  • International Commercial Law
  • E-Commerce Law
  • Law and Development
  • International Investment Law
  • International Business Law
  • International Banking and Finance
  • International Trade Law
  • Commercial Law

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Projects 2015 2016

Research Output 1999 2019

1 Citation (Scopus)

Crime and ethnic diversity: cross-country evidence

Awaworyi Churchill, S. & Laryea, E., Feb 2019, In : Crime and Delinquency. 65, 2, p. 239-269 31 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Investor–state dispute settlement and the Australian constitutional framework

Crawford, L. B., Emerton, P. & Laryea, E., 2018, The China-Australia Free Trade Agreement: A 21st-Century Model. Picker, C. B., Wang, H. & Zhou, W. (eds.). 1st ed. Oxford UK: Hart Publishing, p. 259-280 22 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (Book)Researchpeer-review

Open Access
1 Citation (Scopus)

Implications of the rise of the BRIC countries for Africa

Laryea, E. T., 2014, The Rise of the BRICs in the Global Political Economy: Changing Paradigms?. Lo, V. I. & Hiscock, M. (eds.). 1st ed. UK: Edward Elgar Publishing, p. 123-141 19 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (Book)Researchpeer-review

International Economic Law and African Development

Boulle, L., Laryea, E. T. (ed.) & Sucker, F., 4 Jul 2014, Cape Town, South Africa: Siber Ink. 224 p.

Research output: Book/ReportEdited BookOtherpeer-review