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University of Sussex: International Financial Law

Institution University of Sussex
Department Law
Telephone 01273 876787
Study type Taught


International financial law plays a central role in global business transactions due to the increasing dependence of the world’s economies on the financial system. As a result, there’s an increasing demand for professionals with expertise in international financial law.

On this course, you’ll learn from today’s leading lawyers whose research underpins their teaching. You’ll:

  • gain an insight into regulatory issues affecting major transactions in global financial markets

  • learn to interpret and draft complex international financial contracts

  • develop a comprehensive understanding of the financial services industry

  • learn about fintech regulation, including cryptocurrencies

  • explore international capital and liquidity rules applicable to banks

  • engage with domestic and international developments from practical, regulatory and policy perspectives on financial and corporate law.

This course prepares you for your future career. It has skills training at its core, helping you approach legal problems logically. And, Brighton hosts the headquarters of some major international financial corporations and is only an hour from London, one of Europe’s financial capitals. This gives you direct access to a highly valuable network of professional contacts and prospective employers.


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