Law & Business at NYU

Business Beyond Borders

NYU Law co-sponsors a conference in Shanghai on law, firms, and markets in the US and China as one of the first events in the new Program on Corporate Compliance and Enforcement. Read More

Leadership Series

The 2013-14 Leadership Series in Law and Business kicked off with Larry Thompson, executive vice president of government affairs, general counsel, and corporate secretary of PepsiCo, and NYU Law Trustee Sara Moss ’74, executive vice president and general counsel of the Estée Lauder Companies.  Read More

Commercial Law

Globalization and the Internet are two factors making commerce and bankruptcy—and the laws that apply to them—exponentially more complicated than two people, face to face, exchanging cash for, say, a fresh catch. Read More

New Directors

Stephen ChoiMurray and Kathleen Bring Professor of Law, and David YermackAlbert Fingerhut Professor of Finance and Business Transformation at Stern, have been named the new directors of NYU’s Pollack Center for Law & Business. Read More

Corporate Compliance and Enforcement

The NYU Law Program on Corporate Compliance and Enforcement, directed by Jennifer Arlen '86 and Geoffrey Miller, promotes research on the effective enforcement of legal rules and on methods and strategies for enhancing compliance with applicable standards. Read More

Global Economic Policy

At the sixth annual Comfort Global Economic Policy Forum, William Dudley, president and chief executive officer of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York gave a keynote address on tackling the "too big to fail" problem. Read More

The Law and Business Initiative

With the most comprehensive range of law and business offerings in legal education, NYU’s Law and Business Program prepares students to succeed in the 21st-century global economy.

Students are encouraged to deepen their business understanding in multiple ways. They can choose from an extensive—and continually evolving—number of law courses, many of which are global in scope and focused on today’s practice environment, taking on issues in corporate law, compliance and enforcement, intellectual property, social impact and entrepreneurship, labor and employment law, and land use, among others. Students may also take uniquely designed interdisciplinary law and business courses that bring together faculty from the Law School and NYU’s Stern School of Business to focus on current real-world case studies or enroll directly in classes at Stern. NYU offers several combined degrees and professional certificate programs including, a JD/MBA, JD/MA or PhD in Economics, several business-oriented LLM degrees, or an Advanced Professional Certificate in Law and Business.

The many faceted NYU Law and Business Initiative also includes the Mitchell Jacobson Leadership Program, a scholarship opportunity for exceptional students with an interest in pursuing high-level careers in law and business; the Program on Corporate Compliance and Enforcement, which focuses on academic outreach, policy conferences with enforcement officials, and programs for students; the Pollack Center for Law & Business, a joint venture of the Law School and Stern that concentrates on academic research; the Comfort Global Economic Policy Forum, an annual event featuring prominent thinkers and policymakers; and the NYU Leadership Series in Law and Business.

Transactional Courses

The Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison Transactional and Law & Business courses, named in recognition of the firm's generous grant, comprise this ground-breaking curriculum. Additionally, students gain practical experience in the Business Law Transactions Clinic.

Leadership Events

The Amy and Brian Schorr Family Leadership Luncheon Speaker Series for students and NYU Law's Leadership Series featuring innovators at the intersection of law and business are among the many community-wide events held each semester.

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