New in July 2015: U.S. Business Law Academy
Columbia Law School is pleased to announce the July 2015 launch of a new U.S. Business Law Academy for foreign-trained students and lawyers. The three-week program will feature an introductory survey of select topics covering U.S. business law and legal institutions, all taught by preeminent scholars from Columbia’s world renowned faculty.
In addition to classroom instruction, the Academy will include visits to professional and cultural sites in New York City, social and networking events, and talks with leading practitioners, academic experts, and career strategists.
PROJECTED COURSES AND FACULTY*
Corporations: Prof. Robert Jackson, Professor of Law; Co-Director, Ira M. Millstein Center
Corporate Governance: Prof. Robert Jackson, Professor of Law; Co-Director, Ira M. Millstein Center
Mergers and Acquisitions: Prof. Jeffrey N. Gordon, Richman Prof. of Law; Co-Director, Richman Center for Business, Law & Public Policy
Deals: An Introduction to the Law and Economics of Transactions: Prof. David Schizer, Dean Emeritus and the Harvey R. Miller Professor of Law and Economics
U.S. Tax Law and Policy: Prof. Alex Raskolnikov, Friedman Prof. of Tax Law; Co-Chair, The Charles Evans Gerber Transactional Studies Center
U.S. Legal Institutions – An Introduction: Prof. Benjamin Liebman, Robert L. Lieff Professor of Law; Director of the Center for Chinese Legal Studies
When: July 13-31, 2015.
Where: Columbia University, New York City.
Who: Foreign-trained law students and practitioners affiliated with CLS partner institutions.
How: Detailed information will be available on the CLS website in mid-November, 2014.
Cost: $6,500 for tuition, housing and lunches. (Limited financial assistance may be available.)
Contact: CLS Office of International Programs at IntlProgramsManager@law.columbia.edu.
* Courses and faculty are projected as of September, 2014 and subject to change.