International Business Regulation, Litigation and Arbitration Requirements 2014-15

Credit Requirement

Students in the International Business Regulation, Litigation and Arbitration program are required to take International Business Transactions for IBRLA LLM students (3 credits - 2 credits in the fall semester and 1 credit in the Spring semester), in which they will write a thesis. The seminar and written work requirement will enable students to synthesize their studies and benefit from close interaction with faculty and other students concentrating in the field.

IBRLA LLM students are also required to choose a minimum of 10 credits from the Core Curriculum consisting of Core International Litigation and Arbitration Courses and Core Regulatory and Business Courses (including at least one course from subset A. and one course from subset B.). Students will also be required to choose an additional 7 credit hours from the Core Curriculum (subsets A. and B.) or Related Electives listed below (subset C.). Additional free electives (4 credits) will make this a 24 credit program.

Required Course

  • International Business Transactions (for IBRLA LLMs)(LW.10296 - 2 credits in fall, 1 in spring)

Core Curriculum (10 credits from subsections A. and B.)

A. International Litigation and Arbitration Courses

  • Alternative Dispute Resolution (LW.11368 - 3 credits)
  • Complex Litigation (LW.10058 - 4 credits)(Introduction to U.S. Civil Procedure is a prerequisite for this class)
  • Conflict of Laws (LW.10701 - 4 credits)
  • International Arbitration (LW.11128 - 2 credits)
  • International Investment Law & Arbitration (LW.12182 - 4 credits)
  • International Litigation and Arbitration (LW.10272 - 4 credits)
  • Investment Treaty Arbitration (LW.12344 - 2 credits)
  • Oral Advocacy in International Investment and Commercial Arbitration (LW.12264 - 2 credits)

B. Core Regulatory and Business Courses

  • A Study of Cross Border Insolvency: Cases and Relevant Law (LW.12076 - 2 credits)
  • Commercial Sales Law: Domestic and International (LW.11972 - 3credits)
  • Introduction to US Civil Procedure (for LLM Students)(LW.10514 - 2 credits)
  • Financing Development Seminar (LW.11806 - 2 credits)
  • International Trade Law (LW.11426 - 4 credits)
  • International Tax Policy Seminar (LW.11459 - 2 credits) (if no prerequisites)
  • Law and Business of Microfinance (LW.11682 - 2 credits)
  • Law and Development (LW.10295 - 3 credits)
  • Law and Policy of Foreign Investment Seminar (LW.10709 - 2 credits)
  • Project Finance Seminar (LW.12062 - 2 credits)

C. Related Electives

  • A Study of “Mega” Bankruptcy Cases: Impact on the Economy and Related Industries Seminar (LW.12185 - 2 credits)
  • Antitrust and Regulatory Alternatives I (LW.11348 - 3 credits)
  • Antitrust Law (LW.11164 - 3 or 4 credits)
  • Antitrust Law: Case Development and Litigation Strategy Seminar (LW.10043 -  2 credits)
  • Antitrust: International and Comparative Seminar (LW.11676 - 2 credits)
  • Banking Law and Regulation (LW.12369 - 3 credits)
  • Civil Litigation (LW.11136 - 4 credits)
  • Comparative Contract Law Seminar (LW. 12242 - 2 credits)
  • Contracts (for LLM students) LW.11171 - 4 credits)
  • Corporations (For Non-Corporation LLM Students)( LW.10344 - 4 credits)
  • Ethical and Legal Challenges in the Modern Corporation: Law and Business (LW.10387 - 3 credits)
  • European Union Law (LW.10851 - 4 credits)
  • Globalization and Law: An Economic Perspective on International Trade and Competition Seminar (LW.12342 - 2 credits)
  • Graduate Lawyering I (LW.12373 or LW.12374 or LW.12375)(1 or 2 credits)
  • International Intellectual Property Law (LW.11056 - 4 credits)
  • International Law (LW.11218 - 3 credits or LW.11577 - 4 credits)
    OR Advanced International Law (LW.11860 - 2 credits)
  • Law and Business of Corporate Governance (LW.10042 - 3 credits)
  • Law and Business of Corporate Transactions (LW.10503 - 3 credits)
  • Law & Economics Colloquium (LW.10864 - 2 credits)
  • Negotiation (LW.11642 - 3 credits)
  • Regulation of Foreign Corrupt Practices (LW.12081 - 2 credits)
  • Restructuring Firms and Industries: Law and Business (LW.10189 - 3 credits)
  • Professional Responsibility and the Regulation of Lawyers (LW.11479 - 2 credits or 3 credits)
  • Professional Responsibility in Civil Litigation (LW.10309 - 2 credits)
  • Secured Transactions (LW.10118 - 3 credits)
  • Securities Law and Litigation (LW.11075 – 2 credits)
  • Seminar: What Creates and Influences Regulation? (LW.11163 - 2 credits)
  • Survey of Securities Regulation (LW.10322 - 3 or 4 credits)
  • The Law of Securitization (LW.10375 - 2 credits)

Contact Information

Prospective students should direct their inquiries to the Office of Graduate Admissions.

Admitted and current students may contact the Office of Graduate Affairs or Professor Ferrari at franco.ferrari@nyu.edu.