LLM in Business and Finance Law

Director: D. Mitchell; Faculty AdvisersM. Abramowicz, J. Bearer-Friend, K. Brown, S. Charnovitz, D. Clarke, T. Gabaldon, S. Jones, S. Kieff, W. Kovacic, J. Manns, D. Mitchell, R. Pierce, O. Simmons

A minimum of 16 credit hours from the following courses, including 2 credits graded on the basis of a research paper, are required. For non-U.S. law school graduates, the curriculum requirement must include Corporations (6250) unless they have previously completed equivalent course work; students who have not completed coursework equivalent to Contracts (6202) may, with the permission of the program director,  count that toward the Business and Finance Law credit requirements. For both U.S. and non-U.S. law school graduates Corporations may be counted toward the Business and Finance Law credit requirement. Attendance at Business and Finance Law Program speaker events is also encouraged.

The research paper used to satisfy the written work requirement must be at least 8,000 words in length, and U.S. law school graduates must achieve a minimum grade of B+. For students who choose to write a thesis, Thesis (6690-91) and a minimum of 12 credits in the field of study are required.