Ten mandatory modules
The LL.M. International Business Law is composed of 10 mandatory modules: International contracts, Mergers and Acquisitions, International Capital Markets, States and International Trade Law, Competition Law, International Financing, Environmental and Sustainable Development Law, International Arbitration, International Tax Law, International Intellectual Property Law.
All seminars are taught in English on the 3 campuses: Paris, Singapore and Mauritius.
They deal mainly with practical case studies and certain key subjects, with a pluridisciplinary focus.
Program: 200 hours
Each of the 10 modules is 20 hours (200 hours in total):
Paris and Singapore campuses: additional 10 hours for International Business Management and Finance by INSEAD Professors:
- Finance – Accounting,
- Marketing Strategy.
French Bar Schools students are allowed to start the LL.M. program on January 2018, in Singapore Only. In partnership with Paris Bar School (EFB), the LL.M. can be validated as part of the “P.P.I.” (Projet Professionnel Individualisé). Students are allowed to apply before having the definitive results of CRFPA exam. If admitted, they will follow the LL.M. from January to June 2018.
Syllabus: the legal and contractual scope and treatment applicable to international contracts.
Objectives and skills targeted: acquiring in-depth knowledge of the legal and contractual mechanisms governing the conclusion and performance of international contracts.
MERGERS AND ACQUISITIONS
Syllabus: the various forms of companies and concentrations between enterprises; the rules governing mergers and acquisitions in an international environment.
Objectives and skills targeted: acquiring the capacity to identify the different types of business mergers and to identify the most efficient legal structure.
INTERNATIONAL CAPITAL MARKETS
Syllabus: the rules governing European and international capital markets.
Objectives and skills targeted: acquiring up-to-date knowledge of the stakes and mechanisms specific to European and global capital markets.
STATES AND INTERNATIONAL TRADE LAW
Syllabus: main principles and rules of international trade law: international contracts and BOT; public-private international partnerships; litigation related to State contracts.
Objectives and skills targeted: acquiring in depth knowledge of legal mechanisms governing international public-private partnerships.
Syllabus: purpose and characteristics of competition law (excluding the law of unfair competition) at the international and European levels.
Objectives and skills targeted: acquiring knowledge of European and international competition rules, both with regard to purpose and content, and with regard to application.
Syllabus: characteristics of banking law at international level.
Objectives and skills targeted: acquiring knowledge of international financing rules and practice (syndicated loans, guarantees, financing of different assets, project financing).
ENVIRONMENTAL AND SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT LAW
Syllabus: the principles governing environmental policy and international and European environmental law.
Objectives and skills targeted: acquiring sufficient command of international environmental law for its implementation in the context of international trade.
Syllabus: resolving disputes through international arbitration (commercial, investment); the principles governing arbitration agreements, proceedings and awards.
Objectives and skills targeted: acquiring knowledge of law and practice of international arbitration.
INTERNATIONAL TAX LAW
Syllabus: this course considers the international aspects of taxation and provides an introduction to the key issues of this branch of international law.
Objectives and skills targeted: the course highlights current practical issues faced by corporate taxpayers and States.
INTERNATIONAL INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY LAW
Syllabus: refers to creations of the mind, such as inventions; patents; designs; names and images used in commerce.
Objectives and skills targeted: this course will focus on the international legal instruments which enables the right balance between the interests of innovators and the wider public interest