LL.M. in Corporate and Financial Law and Policy encourages interdisciplinary engagement with ‘corporate, financial and economic laws’. This specialization provides a unique opportunity to understand the various modes of investment, associated risk, decision making process and underlying challenges as well as impediments. An expansive list of elective courses will take students through the nuances of corporate restructuring, risk and return associated with investment, contemporary issues in mergers and acquisitions, and strategies to improve financial stability of corporate entities. Elective courses are taught by experienced corporate lawyers and academicians, and designed to embed practical understanding with academic rigour. This specialization is suitable for and will benefit corporate lawyers, business professionals, academicians, financial regulators and legal practitioners.
The JGLS LL.M. in Corporate and Financial Law and Policy offers a cutting-edge curriculum developed with leading academics, industry professionals and regulators. Courses in this specialization will focus on legal, regulatory and economic challenges faced by corporate entities. Classroom experience will be augmented with a series of research and professional conferences on contemporary corporate law topics organized by JGLS and other schools of O.P. Jindal Global University. The outstanding academic qualifications of JGLS faculties and legal professionals along with a diverse array of research centres housed in the JGLS, would provide an excellent platform for LL.M. students to participate in cutting-edge research.
LL.M.in Corporate and Financial Law and Policy is a 28-credit programme including core, foundational and elective courses. All students must complete the required credits in order to receive the LL.M. degree. As a compulsory requirement, LL.M. students need to write a dissertation of 10,000 – 12,000 words. Students are allowed to take a minimum of 4 and a maximum of 6 electives.
|CORE COURSES ( 3 & 2 CREDITS)||ELECTIVE COURSES (2, 3 OR 4 CREDITS)||ELECTIVE COURSES (2, 3 OR 4 CREDITS)||ELECTIVES FROM OTHER STREAMS (2 OR 4 CREDITS)|
|Legal Research Methodology||International Investment Law||CSR, Development and Global Governance||Comparative Insolvency Law|
|Law and Justice in a Globalizing World||Intersections of Law, Business and Human Rights||Mergers and Acquisitions||International Commercial Arbitration|
|Comparative Public Law and Systems of Governance||Commercial Contract Drafting||Governance of Artificial Intelligence & Blockchain||International Economics|
|International Commercial Law||Corporate Governance and Business Ethics||International Development Finance and South-South Cooperation|
|Foundational Course in ‘Introduction to Corporate and Financial Law’||Corporate Social Accounting||Management Accounting||Institutional Economics|
|Doing Business in the European Union||Financial Markets in the European Union||Economics of Financial Crisis|
|Dissertation (5 credits)|
The electives mentioned above are merely indicative and may vary from year to year depending on the availability of faculty members, their research interests, and the number of students opting for an elective course. It may not be possible to offer every course listed above. With permission, it is possible to take up to two modules external to your programme, as optional choices.