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An LLM in Banking Law is a master’s degree in the area of law that deals with banking and the business of financial institutions. LLM, or Legum Magister, is a master’s degree in a specific area of law, which provides the student with additional qualifications and specialization in their field. An LLM in Banking Law alone does not qualify the bearer to practice law or take the necessary qualifying exams to do so.

Graduates from an LLM in Banking Law program hold specialized knowledge that prepares them for a career advising international law firms, investment banks, accounting firms, international corporations or fund managers. Typically requiring just one year of study, an LLM in Banking Law degree can prove a worthy investment.

The costs of an LLM in Banking Law can vary widely from school to school, and country to country. It is best to check with the individual academic institutions to learn about tuition costs and funding opportunities, such as scholarships.

LLM in Banking Law programs at different universities will require the fulfilment of a variety of pre-requisites. Some may require a Bachelor in Law or Juris Doctor, while others will accept graduates from other undergraduate programs. Some LLM in Banking degrees are research-oriented, but more are comprised of compulsory study modules and courses.

Legal professionals with a specialization in Banking Law understand the many intricacies of the regulations and guidelines that financial institutions must follow. Attorneys with an LLM in Banking Law are qualified to provide advice to businesses, corporations or individuals on bank regulation.

Online LLM in Banking Law programs are offered by universities around the world and provide students the flexibility to obtain their specialized credentials while working or living abroad. You can request information about LLM in Banking programs from universities around the world by scrolling down on this page.

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8 Results in Banking Law

Washington University School of Law

Washington University’s online Tax LL.M. provides students with a comprehensive overview of federal, state and local tax law and prepares them to help clients identify an ... [+]

The online Master of Laws in Taxation from the top-20 ranked Washington University School of Law equips students with tax law expertise to solve complex tax issues and adapt to evolving legislation. Students attend live online classes led by the same faculty of tax law experts who teach on campus. The program can be completed in as little as one year.

Washington University School of Law was ranked a top 20 law school by U.S. News & World Report in 2018 Learn from a faculty of tax law experts with years of industry experience Optional externship, research seminar and immersion opportunities Complete in as little as one year Complete 100% online JD required to apply ... [-]
USA St. Louis
September 2020
Full-time
Part-time
Online
Melbourne Law School

The Melbourne Law Masters is a graduate law program of the highest quality, available to law and non-law graduates. The specialization in banking and finance law is desig ... [+]

The Melbourne Law Masters is a graduate law program of the highest quality, available to law and non-law graduates.

The specialization in banking and finance law is designed to provide students, practitioners and other professionals with a sophisticated understanding of the legal and regulatory framework for the Australian and international financial sector. Most subjects have a practical focus. Subject choice includes banking (eg lending and banking products), funds management, finance transactions, superannuation, financial services and capital markets.

Learning Outcomes

Graduates of the Master of Banking and Finance Law will:

Have an advanced and integrated understanding of the complex body of knowledge in the field of banking and finance law, including: the legal and regulatory architecture of the Australian and international financial sector across a range of subject areas; key legal issues governing relationships between financial services providers and their customers, and the theory and practice of prudential and market integrity/consumer protection regulation of financial services; and the impact of globalization, e-commerce, and regulatory reform on the provision of financial services in Australia and internationally. Have expert, specialized cognitive and technical skills that equip them to independently: analyze, critically reflect on and synthesize complex information, concepts and theories in the field of banking and finance law; research and apply such information, concepts and theories to the relevant body of knowledge and practice; and interpret and transmit their knowledge, skills, and ideas to specialist and non-specialist audiences. Apply their knowledge and skills to demonstrate autonomy, expert judgment, adaptability and responsibility as a... [-]
Australia Melbourne
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Full-time
Part-time
1 - 4 years
Campus
University of Johannesburg

The University of Johannesburg’s LLM in Banking Law programme is designed to provide students with specialist knowledge in aspects of the law that are highly relevant to ... [+]

The University of Johannesburg’s LLM in Banking Law programme is designed to provide students with specialist knowledge in aspects of the law that are highly relevant to the banking sector. It is designed to be completed by full-time students within one year and by part-time students over two years.

This programme consists of a minor dissertation (60 credits) together with three compulsory taught modules (3x40 credits) namely:

(i) Banking Law (offered in the first semester): This module has a distinct private-law focus. The central concepts of money and payment are investigated by way of introduction. This is followed by a study of banks as payment intermediaries (in various methods of domestic and international payment), banks as guarantors (both independent and accessory), and banks as lenders. Finally, the module deals with bank liability arising from contract, delict or enrichment. Most of the lectures are led by Prof Charl Hugo who heads the University’s Centre for Banking Law. Guest lecturers are used occasionally due to their particular expertise.... [-]

South Africa Johannesburg
January 2020
Full-time
Part-time
1 - 2 years
Campus
University of Dundee - School of Social Sciences

The LLM in Law, Banking, and Finance at Dundee offers an innovative blend of professional and theoretical training to prepare students for careers in the financial sector ... [+]

Overview

The LLM in Law, Banking, and Finance at Dundee offers an innovative blend of professional and theoretical training to prepare students for careers in the financial sector. The course is highly focused in nature, and unlike many other LLM courses in the field is taught by both business and legal professionals who have extensive practical experience of banking and finance law, including experience of financial regulatory law practice in both the EU and the USA.

Who should study the course?

The LLM is designed for graduates who have a law degree or a legal background who wish to develop specialized skills in order pursue a career in the banking and financial services sector.... [-]

United Kingdom Dundee
September 2020
Full-time
12 months
Campus
University of Luxembourg, Faculty of Law, Economics and Finance

The Master en Droit Bancaire et Financier Européen (LL.M.) is one of the premier programs in this field offered in continental Europe. The investment funds law option in ... [+]

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The Master en Droit Bancaire et Financier Européen (LL.M.) is one of the premier programs in this field offered in continental Europe. The investment funds law option in the second semester of the second year is a legal qualification unique in Europe.

The Master focuses on the study of three essential pillars – banking law, securities, and capital markets law, and investment funds law – or Collective Investment Schemes (CIS) law – in the framework of European Union law, Luxembourg law, and comparative law.

The teaching team includes academics and renowned practitioners, specialized in banking and financial law.

Making use of modern and interactive teaching methods, blending individual study and teamwork, the program combines the acquisition of basic concepts in the first semester and their practical application in the second semester through case-based learning developed by practitioners.... [-]

Luxembourg Luxembourg City
September 2020
Part-time
2 years
Campus
University Of Zurich - Faculty of Law

LL.M. International Banking, Finance and Insurance Law ... [+]

Do new financial & insurance regulations lead to a greater transparency and reduction of risk in order to make financial systems more stable and better regulated? Do they make the global markets safer? How can new capital and bank structure rules strengthen the resilience to another financial crises and to provide greater consumer protection?

Switzerland, being attractive for both domestic and foreign companies seeking capital, is one of the world's leading financial centers and is characterized by its innovative ability, stability and security. Due to the high density of international and local financial service providers, companies from other industries have access to a sophisticated and liquid capital market, as well as state-of-the-art financial infrastructure. ... [-]

Switzerland Zürich
Open Enrollment
Full-time
Part-time
1 - 2 years
Campus
Institute for Law and Finance

Graduates from Asia holding a first degree in law, business or economics and who have good academic records are eligible to apply to join our LL.M. International Finance ... [+]

Graduates from Asia holding a first degree in law, business or economics and who have good academic records are eligible to apply to join our LL.M. International Finance program.

Our Master of Laws in international Banking, Securities, and Finance (LL.M. International Finance) program offers excellent interdisciplinary and practice-oriented training in the areas of international and European banking, securities and finance law. By studying at the ILF, you will be trained not only to deal with but also to excel in this increasingly important area where the worlds of international law and global finance meet. You will be taught by prominent professors from Goethe University Frankfurt am Main as well as experts from the legal and financial industries. Frankfurt plays a central role in European and global finance.... [-]

Germany Frankfurt
October 2020
Full-time
1 year
Campus
Boston University School of Law

The Graduate Program in Banking and Financial Law is the oldest LLM program of its kind in the United States. ... [+]

The Graduate Program in Banking and Financial Law has been at the forefront of financial services law since 1984. It is the oldest LLM program of its kind in the United States and, since its inception, has trained more than 2,000 lawyers for leadership positions in the United States and around the world. Our graduates hold influential positions in government agencies, law firms, corporations, financial institutions, and non-governmental organizations on a global basis.

In this program, we seek to provide an education that is both relevant and practical. To do this, we have assembled a faculty of financial services professionals who are masters in their field and who have the passion, dedication, and commitment to teach and train young lawyers. Our co-curricular activities provide our students with total immersion in the financial law area, through internships, career discussions, lectures and the opportunity to serve on the staff of the Review of Banking and Financial Law, the nation’s oldest student-run law journal devoted to this subject.... [-]

USA Boston
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Full-time
Part-time
2 - 8 semesters
Campus