Transnational Business Law and Regulation
2 weeks | 3 credits
June 16 - June 29, 20024
London: Transnational Business Law Survey
June 16 - June 22, 2024
This course surveys practice areas in international business law. The week-long course takes place in London and introduces the different components of international business practice, such as international corporate law; international commercial transactions and commercial finance; international commercial and investment arbitration; and responsible business conduct in an international setting (e.g., environmental, social, and governance (ESG) values in business, including international supply chains). Site visits to leading institutions throughout London typically feature transnational law firms and legal/economic entities, such as the English bar and a multilateral development bank. The goal of the course is to provide an overview of international business practice with a European emphasis. The precise coverage varies based on current issues and the availability of leading institutions and speakers. Must be taken with Brussels: EU Data Protection Regulation.
Brussels: EU Data Protection Regulation
June 23 - June 29, 2023
This course, held in Brussels, emphasizes EU law and regulation with a focus on AI and data privacy. Particular attention is paid to current EU issues and topics, such as the implementation of the GDPR and the regulation of digital markets. Site visits are made to leading institutions throughout Brussels, typically including the European Commission, the European Parliament, the Council, and law firms. Each site visit includes expert instruction, often by prominent EU regulators, academics and practitioners, including lawyers who are currently doing the work that our students will be doing within a few years of graduation. The goal of the course is to introduce future lawyers to the evolving theory and practice of EU law and regulation. Must be taken together with London: Transnational Business Law Survey.