2018 Course Schedule and Descriptions

  • JD and LL.M. students may earn a maximum of 2 academic credits and are subject to ABA Standard 310 requiring 30 hours outside work in addition to classroom time. 
  • Certificate students may take 1- 3 courses; taken together, three provide a broad-based and integrated grounding in essential topics.    

Doing Business Abroad: Corruption Risk & Mitigation (LAW-795BX-001)

9:00AM-11:30AM MTWUF (1 academic credit)  

Room YT16 (Yuma building)  

Lead FCPA prosecutors and private practitioners discuss the law and recent cases under the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, UK Bribery Act and other foreign bribery laws. They discuss the latest enforcement trends and settlements and analyze private sector compliance programs, internal controls and training, due diligence, and investigations techniques.   

Doing Business in the U.S.: The Legal Anti-Corruption Framework (LAW-795BV-001)  

1:00PM-3:30PM MTWUF (1 academic credit)

Room TBD

Experts in US law analyze criminal laws on bribery, fraud, honest services and money laundering and their enforcement as well as preventive measures on access to information, conflicts of interest, asset disclosure, gifts and political finance, whistleblower protection, and other accountability and oversight mechanisms.  

Corruption Risk Mitigation in Public Contracting: Multilateral Development Banks (LAW-795BR-001)

4:00PM-7PM MTWU (1 academic credit)  

Room TBD

Learn from World Bank investigators and private sector defense counsel about corruption-risk identification and mitigation in public contracting; get the latest on MDB sanctions and appeals processes and learn how cooperation and referrals among law enforcement authorities are changing the game.

Site Visits & Special Guest Speakers


Site visits complement curriculum with lectures at the World Bank, Organization of American States and other organizations involved in the anti-corruption movement. There will be program-wide opportunities for all participants to hear from special guest speakers on relevant topics and to engage with other program participants and lecturers to foster connections across geographic and substantive backgrounds. A Certificate Ceremony will conclude the program.

Special guest speakers have included Stewart Bowen, Former Special Inspector General for Iraq Reconstruction; Lanny Breuer, former Assistant Attorney General; Drago Kos, OECD Working Group Chairman; Thomas Malinowski, Assistant Secretary of State for Democracy and Human Rights; and the Honorable Richard Thornburgh, US Department of Justice, among others.