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University of Zurich: Mergers & Acquisitions and Corporate Law
|Institution||University of Zurich|
|Department||Faculty of Law|
|Telephone||+ 41 44 634 48 90|
The program includes a General Course and a Specialization Courses, comprising approximately 400 lectures. The program is completed with the submission of a thesis. Students will profit from our LL.M. program specially designed and developed for lawyers working in an international field.
The General Course lectures build the foundation for the subsequent Specialization Course. After an introduction to the economic and legal foundations of the international economy and important foreign areas of law, the emphasis shifts to European and international business (e.g., EU Common Market, Competition Law, WTO, Corporate Law, Tax and Corporate Criminal Law).
The aim of this specialization is to acquire the necessary theoretical and practical knowledge to carry out M & A processes successfully. Students should be able to analyze and deal with the challenging legal, economic and fiscal problems of M & A transactions. The first module focuses on the basics of M & A transactions, the possible strategies and the management of the deal. Company valuations and accounting are also in the center of this module. The second module deals with the legal aspects of M & A processes. In addition to stock exchange issues, Corporate Acquisition Law, the Law of Takeo-vers and the Financing of Acquisitions are in focus.
|Level||NFQ Level 7|
The following requirements must be met for admission to the program of study:
* Degree in Law at a Master’s level (exceptions will be considered on a case-by-case ba-sis)
* Professional experience
* Good verbal and written knowledge of the teaching language (German and English)
Application form: www.LLM.uzh.ch
Application deadline: Please check our website
You are required to take all general courses, the modules of the specialization courses and to submit a thesis to conclude the program. In addition you will need to attend two elective modules (including study trips to the USA or China). The General Course lectures build the foundation for the subsequent Specialization Course.
Courses are delivered through a blend of international experts (30% professors, 70% practi-tioners). The use of international sources, such as conventions, means you learn about the law in Switzerland, the EU while also developing a broader international perspective.
* Legal English for Lawyers
* Internationales Wirtschaftsrecht
* EU Wirtschaftsrecht / Wettbewerbsrecht
* Internationales Gesellschaftsrecht / Internationales Privatrecht / Compliance
* Wirtschaftsstrafrecht / Internationales Steuerrecht
* Vertragsgestaltung / Legal Technology
* Internationales Zivilprozessrecht und Schiedsgerichtsbarkeit
* Grundlagen von M&A-Prozessen
* Rechtliche Fragen von M&A-Transaktionen
Students who are interested in taking the specialization course only can be awarded a Certificate of Advanced Studies (CAS).
|Location||LL.M. International Business Law|
University of Zurich
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