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Structure of Courses: Aim and Programme Overview

1. LLM in Corporate and Financial Law (Group A)

Aim

This course enables the students to associate with the theoretical and practical aspects of business in the modern world. The LL.M in Corporate and Financial Law facilitates in understanding the dynamics and structure of the issue of corporate governance, in the sphere of domestic and international law. 

Programme Overview

-12 months full-time 
- To graduate with an LL.M in Corporate and Financial Law, students have to choose five electives from the following and write a dissertation on a topic relevant to the area of corporate and financial law. Provided, in case the candidate takes a minimum of three specialization papers from any particular Group/Cluster only, then that Course can be called after the discipline the candidates select; the candidate can opt for remaining paper/papers of his/her choice in order to complete the number of courses/credits prescribed for the Degree. With the approval of the Director of the CPGLS, students may choose to take two courses in other Schools of JGU towards the fulfillment of LLM course credit requirements.

Electives: Corporate and Financial Law (Group A) 

 

Mergers & Acquisitions:Law, Concepts and Transaction Drafting           

2 Credits

Maritime & Shipping Law

 2 Credits

Accountancy and Finance for Lawyers

 2 Credits

Advanced Corporate Law and Goverance

 2 Credits

International Commercial Arbitration 

 2 Credits

Regulatory aspects of Banking Operations

 2 Credits

Corporate Taxation

 2 Credits

Law of Corporate Finance & Securities Regulation

2 Credits

Comparative Competition Law

2 Credits

International Commercial Transactions

2 Credits

2. LLM in International Trade and Investment Law (Group B)

Aim 

Trade and Investment Law is central to the working of the economy of a particular nation. The functioning of trade and investment has long left the national boundaries. Therefore, the understanding of Trade and Investment has to be contextualized in the background of International regulations but in synchronization with the local requirements in mind. The LLM in International Trade and Investment Law focusses on addressing these issues and offers courses that are connected with the broad objective of international trade and investment.

Programme Overview

– 12 months full-time

– To graduate with an LLM in International Trade and Investment Law, students have to choose  five electives from the following and write a dissertation on a topic relevant to the area of International Trade and Investment Law. Provided, in case the candidate takes a minimum of three specialization papers from any particular Group/Cluster only, then that Course can be called after the discipline the candidates select; the candidate can opt for remaining paper/papers of his/her choice in order to complete the number of courses/credits prescribed for the Degree. With the approval of the Director of the CPGLS, students may choose to take two courses in other Schools of JGU towards the fulfillment of LLM course credit requirements. 

Electives: International Trade and Investment Law (Group B)

WTO Law and International Dispute Settlement

 2 Credits

Maritime & Shipping Law

 2 Credits

Anti-Dumping Laws and Trade Remedies

 2 Credits

Trade and Investment Law Clinic*

 2 Credits

Trade and Human Rights

 2 Credits

International Economic Law

 2 Credits

International Commercial Transactions

 2 Credits

International Investment Law

 2 Credits

Trade and Development

 2 Credits

* In partnership with the Graduate Institute of Inernational Studies, Geneva 

3. LLM in Intellectual Property Rights and Technology Law (Group C) 

Aim

Technology has permeated in the understanding of various legal provisions and the field of intellectual property is no exception. As a result of this transformation, the challenges are multi-jurisdictional and multi-faceted, and are constantly evolving. The LLM in Intellectual Property Rights & Technology Law focuses on the issues that have gained importance as a result of the convergence of science, technology and law. The electives offered under this specialization are entirely driven by the development of relevant technologies and enables the students to understand their impact in the field of intellectual property law. 

Programme Overview

-12 months full-time
-To graduate with an LLM in Intellectual Property Rights & Technology, students have to choose five  electives from the following and write a dissertation on a topic relevant to the area of intellectual property and technology law. Provided, in case the candidate takes a minimum of three specialization papers from any particular Group/Cluster only, then that Course can be called after the discipline the candidates select; the candidate can opt for remaining paper/papers of his/her choice in order to complete the number of courses/credits prescribed for the Degree. With the approval of the Director of the CPGLS, students may choose to take two courses in other Schools of JGU towards the fulfillment of LLM course credit requirements.

Electives: Intellectual Property and Technology Law (Group C) 

The Law of Copyright and New Technologies

 2 Credits

IP Litigation and Practice

 2 Credits

Bio-Technology and Patents Law

 2 Credits

Traditional Knowledge and Geographical Indications

 2 Credits

Global Pharmaceutical Law

 2 Credits

Advance IPR

 2 Credits

Information Technology, E-Commerce & Cyber Law 

 2 Credits

4. LLM in Taxation Law (Group D)

Aim

The LLM in Taxation will focus on a blend of historic, contemporary, and prospective issues related to taxation laws. A critical study of controversial amendments and concepts relating to domestic and international tax laws, important judicial pronouncements and the forthcoming reforms in taxation will help the candidates gain a sound footing in the domain of taxation. 

Programme Overview

- 12 months full time
- To graduate with an LLM in Taxation Law, students have to the following specialized courses along with two electives, and write a dissertation on a topic relevant to the area of Taxation Law. 

Electives: Taxation Law (Group D)

Public Finance and Policy

 2 Credits

Corporate Taxation

 2 Credits

Corporate Laws and Accounting

 2 Credits

Indirect Taxes and GST

 2 Credits

Tax Administration and Dispute Resolution

 2 Credits

International Taxation

 2 Credits

Country specific Taxation System( Optional) 

 2 Credits

Industry Specific Taxation (Optional) 

 2 Credits

Note: CPGLS reserves the right not to offer any one or more of the elective courses or include any courses not mentioned in the above list of electives. It is subject to availability of faculty resources in an academic year and/or semester. It is compulsory that minimum ten students should enroll for specialization/electives to be offered.