Business Law

The LLM in International Commercial Law

The University of Warwick School of Law has recently announced the launch of its new LL.M. program in International Commercial Law (starting in October 2017). Warwick joins the growing number of UK, US, and international law schools that expand their postgraduate offerings that blend the corporate and commercial area with international or cross-border aspects. This trend is not surprising given that the demand for specialized LL.M. programs in these fields…read more →

HEC Paris and Georgetown Offer Dual MBA/LLM Degree

Although it is increasingly common for universities to work together and enter strategic partnerships – often on  a cross-border basis – this recent announcement of a new partnership between HEC Paris and Georgetown is particularly interesting: Beginning in 2016, HEC Paris and Georgetown University Law Center will offer two new dual-degree programs. The Master of Business Administration/Master of Laws (MBA/LL.M.) and the Grande Ecole Master in Management/Master of Laws (MiM/LL.M.)…read more →

What Courses Should (Harvard) Law Students Take?

What courses should law students take if they want to boost their employment chances? Three Harvard Law School professors have conducted a survey among 11 law firms that are historically the biggest employers of HLS graduates, asking what courses at Harvard students should take. The results are of interest both for Harvard LL.M. students (given that most of a Harvard LL.M. student’s program will be drawn from the regular Harvard…read more →

Fordham’s New LLM in Corporate Compliance

Fordham University Law School in New York has announced that it is launching a novel LL.M. in Corporate Compliance program. The program, which will be directed by Professor Sean Griffith, will begin in the fall of 2014. As the news announcement explains: The new degree is structured primarily for domestic attorneys seeking to work in the field of international corporate compliance, international lawyers who work in the corporate area, and…read more →

NYU to Discontinue NYU@NUS Program

New York University (NYU) and the National University Singapore (NUS) have announced that they will conclude – for financial reasons – their NYU@NUS program. The incoming class that begins its studies in May 2013 will be the last intake for this dual-degree LL.M. program. The full details are available here.

LLM in European Business Law in Madrid

This post comes to us from Adam Dubin, Director, Master’s in International and European Business Law, Universidad Pontificia Comillas School of Law, Madrid Learn Spanish in Spain While Studying for a Master’s in European Business Law Universidad Pontificia Comillas School of Law in Madrid, Spain, is now in its second year of its Master’s Degree program in International and European Business Law.  The program is a year long and given…read more →

National Law Journal LLM Rankings 2012

LL.M. rankings, in contrast to general law school rankings, are difficult to come by. Now, another attempt at ranking LL.M. programs is on the books. The National Law Journal has recently published its first annual 2012 Best of The National Law Journal awards (PDF). The awards are “a reader’s choice recognition of the top legal and business service providers in the U.S.” compiled on the basis of votes cast by…read more →

LSE Launches New Executive LLM Programme

The London School of Economics (LSE), Department of Law has announced that it will offer a new Executive LLM Programme starting in Fall 2013. As the name of the program already implies, it is geared towards executives and professionals in full time employment who are not in a position to take time off from work for a traditional LL.M. program. Instead, students on the program will take a set of…read more →

Choosing The Right Business Law LLM Program

Globalization has led to a plethora of international or cross-border business and commercial transactions. Many law firms focus only or increasingly on this type of work prompting many lawyers and future lawyers to want to specialize in this area. Although practicing in the area of international business, commercial or M&A transactions is one way to gain relevant expertise, another common approach is to undertake an LL.M. program in business law…read more →

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