Law Degrees in Corporate Law

Compare 14 LL.Ms in Corporate Law

A Master of Laws, or LLM, is typically a one-year degree pursued by students seeking advanced certification in the field of law. Depending on the institution, students may be required to complete a thesis prior to graduation.

What is an LLM in Corporate Law? Concerning the practice and regulation of business, corporate law curriculums often feature a rich sampling of finance courses as well as intensive legal studies. Common areas of study include mergers and acquisitions, cross-border transactions, venture capital, accounting, and taxation laws. Most, but not all, programs feature an international component and learners may have the option to specialize in areas such as banking, transactional or investment law.

Uniquely trained in both business and law, students can gain many skills to help them develop both professionally and personally. In addition to their advanced understanding of economic policies, graduates often display superior negotiation and reasoning skills.

Fees associated with pursuing an LLM in Corporate Law can fluctuate greatly between programs. Often, the best way to gauge your potential costs is to reach out to program coordinators for more information.

Corporations are regularly expanding their reach beyond their national borders, and by doing so, creating a rich field of opportunity for corporate law specialists. While most commonly found working within larger businesses as legal counsel, risk management specialists and corporate strategy analysts, there are many other areas of law available to graduates. Real estate, consultancy and private firms are other popular areas of employment for professionals trained in corporate law where they can lend their advanced business acumen and legal expertise to facilitate sensitive cross-border transactions.

Often geared for international learning, programs for an LLM in Corporate Law are available from many different countries in the world and may allow you to complete your education through a virtual environment. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

 

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LL.M. Mergers & Acquisitions and Corporate Law

University Of Zurich - Faculty of Law
Campus Part time 4 semesters August 2018 Switzerland Zurich

LL.M. Mergers & Acquisitions and Corporate Law [+]

Ziel dieses LL.M.-Studienganges ist es, die notwendigen theoretischen und praktischen Kenntnisse zu erlernen, um M&A-Prozesse erfolgreich durchführen zu können. Weiter sollen die Studierenden befähigt werden, die anforderungsreichen rechtlichen, wirtschaftlichen und steuerlichen Probleme von M&A-Transaktionen zu analysieren und zu bewältigen.

Das erste Modul konzentriert sich auf die Grundlagen von M&A-Transaktionen, die denkbaren Strategien und das Management von Deals. Ebenso stehen Unternehmensbewertungen und ihre Bilanzierung im Zentrum. Das zweite Modul setzt sich mit den rechtlichen Aspekten von M&A-Prozessen auseinander. Neben börsenrechtlichen Fragen stehen das Recht des Unternehmenskaufs, das Übernahmerecht und die Finanzierung von Übernahmen im Fokus.... [-]


LLM in Corporate Law

Edinburgh Law School - The University of Edinburgh
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years September 2018 United Kingdom Edinburgh + 1 more

This innovative programme aims to transcend a narrow focus on legal rules and put the study of corporate law in a wider interdisciplinary and comparative framework. The portfolio of courses offered on the programme allows you to acquire in-depth knowledge of legal, economic, financial and comparative matters covering the entire life-cycle of a corporation. [+]

Programme description

This innovative programme aims to transcend a narrow focus on legal rules and put the study of corporate law in a wider interdisciplinary and comparative framework. The portfolio of courses offered on the programme allows you to acquire in-depth knowledge of legal, economic, financial and comparative matters covering the entire life-cycle of a corporation.

Programme structure

You must complete 180 credits of study – 60 credits are taken in the compulsory dissertation and the remaining 120 credits are taken in taught courses.

Courses will be taught in seminars, led by members of the Law School academic community and by experienced legal and business practitioners. In some courses, you will be required to deliver individual or group presentations. Entry to some courses depends upon you having studied the relevant topic at the undergraduate level. You will also undertake a dissertation under the supervision of an academic member of staff.... [-]


Corporate & Commercial Law LLM

University of Dundee - School of Social Sciences
Campus Full time 12 months September 2018 United Kingdom Dundee

The LLM Corporate & Commercial Law programme aims to provide advanced instruction in key aspects of contemporary and commercial law, that are of particular contemporary relevance and which will benefit and interest students coming from a wide range of legal traditions. [+]

Overview

The LLM Corporate & Commercial Law programme aims to provide advanced instruction in key aspects of contemporary and commercial law, that are of particular contemporary relevance and which will benefit and interest students coming from a wide range of legal traditions.

The corporate modules at Dundee provide students with a detailed understanding of core issues relating to corporate law and corporate governance, competition law, international tax law as well as allowing for specialization in intellectual property law.

In the Times Good a university Guide 2012 Dundee Law School was placed 7th in the United Kingdom law school rankings, and we were ranked 1st in Scotland in the 2011 National Student Survey (NSS).... [-]


LLM in Corporate Finance Law

University of Westminster - Westminster Law School
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years January 2019 United Kingdom London + 1 more

You will focus on learning how the financial markets work, from the primary markets involving the issuance of equity, debt, and derivatives, to the secondary markets involving trading and investments, as well as very large financial transactions in the international capital markets. Importantly, you will also learn how to take account of legal and regulatory risks facing financiers and bankers, and structure financial instruments to suit commercial priorities and social welfare policies. [+]

Knowledge of corporate finance law is essential for lawyers, bankers, and financiers who are keen to develop professional skills in corporate fundraising, deal structures, and transactional management. This course offers an enhanced qualification for professionals working or planning to work in a technically demanding and dynamic global industry. It will appeal to both recent graduates and practitioners considering various fields of work, including law, investment banking, corporate finance, private equity, securities, investments, financial regulation, government agencies and international financial authorities.

You will focus on learning how the financial markets work, from the primary markets involving the issuance of equity, debt, and derivatives, to the secondary markets involving trading and investments, as well as very large financial transactions in the international capital markets. Importantly, you will also learn how to take account of legal and regulatory risks facing financiers and bankers, and structure financial instruments to suit commercial priorities and social welfare policies.... [-]


LL.M. in Corporate and Securities Law

The Catholic University of America - Columbus School of Law
Campus Full time Part time 12 - 36 months September 2018 USA Washington DC + 1 more

The Master of Laws (LL.M.) is an advanced program of legal study that is customized to the needs of the individual student. LL.M. candidates, mentored by expert faculty, plan a course of study in one of the following concentrations: Law and Technology, Securities Law, or Comparative and International Law. [+]

The Master of Laws (LL.M.) is an advanced program of legal study that is customized to the needs of the individual student. LL.M. candidates, mentored by expert faculty, plan a course of study in one of the following concentrations: Law and Technology, Securities Law, or Comparative and International Law. Foreign LL.M. students have the option to pursue a curriculum that helps prepare them for a U.S. bar examination while acquiring a broad understanding of the U.S. common law system. Through the law school's extensive curricular offerings, LL.M. candidates enhance their knowledge for practice by acquiring significant expertise in the area of specialization they have selected, as well as honing their skills in U.S. legal research, analysis, and legal writing.... [-]


LLM Commercial and Company Law

Erasmus School of Law - Erasmus University Rotterdam
Campus Full time 12 months August 2018 Netherlands Rotterdam

Because of the unique combination of two jurisdictions, both international corporate law and commercial law, the master Commercial & Company Law provides a comprehensive overview of the company law field. [+]

Are you ready to study the legal aspects of doing business in an international setting?
This programme focuses on developments and practical problems from a comparative law perspective and pays attention to the differences in approach and outcome between civil and common law jurisdictions. Because of the unique combination of two jurisdictions, both international corporate law and commercial law, the master Commercial & Company Law provides a comprehensive overview of the company law field. Being located in the biggest port city of Europe the programme enables you to participate in company visits to see how things work in practice.

The LL.M. programme Commercial and Company Law provides you with a unique combination of specialist courses in the field of a company and commercial law, and with general courses in European Private Law and comparative private law. You are educated by excellent teaching staff. They have both a solid (international) academic background as a wealth of experience from commercial and legal practice. You study in one of the leading commercial center and largest ports of Europe, which means you will often go “on-site” to see how things work in practice. Our graduates have great job perspectives! 
What aspects does the programme cover? ... [-]

Dual LLM Corporate and Insolvency Law/European and Insolvency Law

Nottingham Trent University - Nottingham Law School
Campus Full time 1 year September 2018 United Kingdom Nottingham Netherlands Nijmegen + 2 more

Nottingham Law School and Radboud University, Nijmegen, The Netherlands have become partners to offer an exciting and innovative dual Masters in a Law degree. At the end of one year of study, successful students will be awarded the LLM Corporate and Insolvency Law from Nottingham Law School and the LLM European and Insolvency Law from Radboud University... [+]

Dual LLM Corporate and Insolvency Law/European and Insolvency Law

Nottingham Law School and Radboud University, Nijmegen, The Netherlands have become partners to offer an exciting and innovative dual Masters in a Law degree. At the end of one year of study, successful students will be awarded the LLM Corporate and Insolvency Law from Nottingham Law School and the LLM European and Insolvency Law from Radboud University.

Programme

This dual LLM programme is designed for students who wish to develop their understanding and knowledge of Corporate, Insolvency and European Law for a legal career with a strong European and international focus.

The modules taught at both campuses are presented in English, and students will enjoy the benefits of being taught by experts from both the Nottingham Law School and the Faculty of Law at Radboud University. Lecturers from both universities will be at the Radboud University campus at the start of the course to welcome students, and to ensure that they quickly settle into student life.... [-]


LLM Corporate and Insolvency Law

Nottingham Trent University - Nottingham Law School
Online Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years September 2018 United Kingdom Nottingham + 2 more

Corporate and Insolvency Law focuses on corporate organizations and the law as it relates to them. The course has been designed in response to the rapid growth in the development of corporate law in Britain and Europe, and in order to meet the needs of the legal profession in this area... [+]

LLM Corporate and Insolvency Law

Corporate and Insolvency Law focuses on corporate organizations and the law as it relates to them. The course has been designed in response to the rapid growth in the development of corporate law in Britain and Europe, and in order to meet the needs of the legal profession in this area.

About the LLM Corporate and Insolvency Law

Nottingham Law School has a leading reputation in the fields of Insolvency and Corporate Law and students on this course will benefit from our research and expert teaching staff.

Our Centre for Business and Insolvency Law has links with a number of international agencies including INSOL International, the Insolvency Service, and the World Bank. It also hosts an annual International Insolvency Conference and a number of other events throughout the year in partnership with other agencies.... [-]


International Economic And Company Law

SRH University Heidelberg
Campus Full time 24 months October 2018 Germany Heidelberg

The master's program "International Economic and Business Law", based on quite scientifically-oriented bachelor's and diploma courses, is the next stage in the legal study program and SRH essential component of professional career. [+]

The Master program is designed interdisciplinary and combines legal with business know-how. The various aspects of international business law and international management are closely linked by the students edit legal issues against the background of entrepreneurial activity and penetrate. The legal focus is the penetration of the European Economic law and foreign legal systems, in particular the Chinese business law and intellectual property law in China.

Download here the current study guides down and find out about our new study model - CORE principle.

Course contents and types of events provide students with not only sound theoretical and scientific knowledge, but also enable them to put these into practice.... [-]


LLM in Corporate Law

University of Johannesburg
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years February 2019 South Africa Johannesburg + 1 more

An LLM in Corporate Law provides the ideal foundation for specializing in this popular focus area. UJ is unique in offering four dedicated corporate law modules. [+]

Recent substantive legislative reforms have led to increased demand for expertise in the field of corporate and securities law. An LLM in Corporate Law provides the ideal foundation for specializing in this popular focus area. UJ is unique in offering four dedicated corporate law modules.

The Master’s in Corporate Law can be completed in one year for full-time students and over two years for part-time students. It consists of a minor dissertation on a corporate law topic together with three taught modules as set out below:

Company Law (first semester)

This compulsory module, which anchors the LLM in Corporate Law, essentially deals with problematic aspects of corporate personality: the nature of legal personality and piercing the corporate veil; corporate capacity; corporate criminal liability; corporate social responsibility; corporate governance; directors’ duties and liability; shareholder protection; creditor protection; corporate groups and companies and the constitution. Specific aspects of the South African company law are considered against a conceptual or theoretical basis. This module is presented by Professor Kathleen van der Linde. Plus any two of the following:... [-]


LLM in Corporate Law and Finance

Western Michigan University, Cooley Law School
Online Campus Full time Part time January 2019 USA Lansing + 1 more

The WMU-Cooley Law Graduate Program in Corporate Law and Finance provides students with an opportunity to solve challenging, real-world business problems with guidance from our faculty of actively practicing litigation and transactional business law professionals. [+]

Master of Laws: Corporate Law & Finance

Corporate Law & Finance overview

The WMU-Cooley Law Graduate Program in Corporate Law and Finance provides students with an opportunity to solve challenging, real-world business problems with guidance from our faculty of actively practicing litigation and transactional business law professionals. We provide classroom access to legal experts who not only understand the challenges confronting their business clients in today’s economy but also offer constructive and practical advice regarding the efficient delivery of legal services to both in the house and private practice clients. Our curriculum emphasizes the financial aspects of corporate practice, filling a gap that is often identified by employers as missing in today’s pool of future leaders. This program prepares students and lawyers to become more accomplished practitioners in the dynamic corporate arena, by providing a basic foundation in corporate law as well as a competency in the broader legal issues that impact a business.... [-]


LLM in Corporate Compliance

Fordham University School of Law
Campus Full time Part time September 2018 USA New York

Fordham Law’s LLM in Corporate Compliance—the first of its kind in the country—introduces students to a rapidly emerging field that is often global in scope. This unique program prepares candidates to respond effectively to new and complex regulatory demands. [+]

Fordham Law’s LLM in Corporate Compliance — the first of its kind in the country—introduces students to a rapidly emerging field that is often global in scope. This unique program prepares candidates to respond effectively to new and complex regulatory demands. Students will explore the role of in-house counsel, the corporate compliance office, and the elements of compliance, including risk assessment, attorney-client privilege, the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, global codes of conduct, crisis management, deferred prosecution and non-prosecution agreements, and corporate social responsibility. Students will learn the basic regulatory framework, especially in the banking and financial regulatory industries, and will be trained in the skills that are essential for any compliance professional.... [-]


LLM in Banking, Corporate, and Finance Law

Fordham University School of Law
Campus Full time Part time September 2018 USA New York

Students seeking the LLM in Banking, Corporate, and Finance Law acquire a sophisticated appreciation of corporate structure, an understanding of the laws relating to capital markets and financial institutions, and genuine insights into the goals and strategies of U.S. executives and business lawyers. [+]

Students seeking the LLM in Banking, Corporate, and Finance Law acquire a sophisticated appreciation of corporate structure, an understanding of the laws relating to capital markets and financial institutions, and genuine insights into the goals and strategies of U.S. executives and business lawyers.

In this program, students enroll in core courses including Corporations, International Banking Law, Banking Law, or Financial Institutions and choose from a broad array of additional courses in corporate, banking, and finance law and related topics. Through these courses, students explore such areas as bankruptcy, corporate finance, corporate governance, corporate tax, cross-border insolvency, mergers and acquisitions, and securities regulation and enforcement.... [-]


LLM in International Corporate Governance and Financial Regulation

Warwick Law School
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years October 2018 United Kingdom Coventry + 1 more

The LLM in International Corporate Governance and Financial Regulation adopts a comparative perspective on corporate law and governance to look at the different ways in which different jurisdictions respond to similar economic and social pressures. [+]

The LLM in International Corporate Governance and Financial Regulation adopts a comparative perspective on corporate law and governance to look at the different ways in which different jurisdictions respond to similar economic and social pressures. International Corporate Governance and Financial Regulation are key topics in the post-financial crisis era.

You will have an opportunity to undertake in-depth comparative and contextual study of the regulation of the company. You will:

look at the various ways in which different jurisdictions respond to similar economic and social pressures, examining key topics in the post-financial crisis era. develop an understanding of the interaction between the process of globalization and general principles and theories of corporate governance and financial regulation study the main topics in corporate governance and financial law and regulation, including compliance dimensions appreciate the economic and social context in which commercial decisions are made and corporate governance and financial regulation operate with reference to historical developments. ... [-]