International Business Regulation, Litigation and Arbitration

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)
  • Conflict of Laws (LW.10701 - 4 credits)
  • Forum Shopping and International Commercial Law Seminar (LW.10238 - 2 credits)
  • International Commercial Arbitration (LW.11915 - 2 credits)
  • International Arbitration: Investment Arbitration (LW.11100 - 2 credits)
  • International Investment Law & Arbitration (LW.12182 - 4 credits)
  • Oral Advocacy in International Investment and Commercial Arbitration (LW.12264 - 2 credits)
  • Select Problems in Transnational Law Seminar (LW.12247 - 2 credits)
  • The Practical & Theoretical Anatomy of an International Commercial Arbitration Seminar (LW.12192 - 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 - 4 credits)
  • Introduction to U.S. Civil Procedure (for LLM Students)(LW.10514 - 2 credits)
  • Financing Development (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: Lessons for Impact Investment Seminar(LW.11682 - 2 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 Law (LW.11164 - 3 or 4 credits)
  • Antitrust Law: Case Development and Litigation (LW.10043 -  2 credits)
  • Antitrust: International and Comparative Seminar (LW.11676 - 2 credits)
  • Civil Litigation (LW.11136 - 4 credits)
  • Colloquium on Globalization, Economic Change and Markets (LW.12249 - 2 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: Constitutional and Economic Law (LW.10851 - 2 credits)
  • International Intellectual Property Law (LW.11056 - 4 credits)
  • International Law (LW.11218 – 3credits)
    OR Advanced International Law (LW.11860 - 2 credits)
  • International Monetary System (LW.11960 - 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 Banks and Financial Institutions (LW.11550 - 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 or 3 credits)
  • Professional Responsibility in Civil Litigation (LW.10309 - 2 credits)
  • Secured Transactions (LW.10118 - 3 credits)
  • Survey of Securities Regulation (LW.10322 - 3 or 4 credits)
  • The Law of Securitization (LW.10375 - 2 credits)
  • U.S. Legal Research, Writing and Analysis II (LW.12130 - 1 or 2 credit(s))
  • What Creates and Influences Regulation? (LW.11163 - 2 credits)

Contact Information

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

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

 

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