Legal Practice is increasingly global, multidisciplinary and technological. The entrepreneurial ecosystem is redefining legal practice in different ways and global society faces challenges of special kind and consequence. Legal professionals must be ready not just to adapt to these trends but also be able and willing to drive change. This track will show through the work and experience of relevant global law practitioners what are the challenges of the global legal career and how to be prepared to face them.
International Business Law
Students will be introduced to the current legal complexities that the international legal profession presents practitioners with. Students will be presented with several real-life cases involving transactions affected by international complexities. In solving the cases, students will learn how to better diagnose risks in international arena, and how to tailor solutions to ensure legal certainty and success.
Law & the Global Company
An introduction to the business law in the international and global elements.
In-class case: presentation of a real-life case. In-class discussion and solution.
An introduction to the complexities of international negotiations. Presentation of tools and skills to adequately negotiate a deal in the international arena.
Introduction to the key aspects of International Contracts. In-class case: presentation of a real-life case. In-class discussion and solution.
These sessions aim to introduce students to LegalTech, and provide them with an overview of how technology is disrupting the legal practice around the world. Students will learn about the application of technologies for Law, and how they are helping lawyers to improve their practice, how technology is disrupting the legal practice around the world. And legal aspect of ecommerce and digital market. Basic legal knowledge to work at an internet company.
In this module students will explore the most interesting and challenging legal issues covering the disruption of the financial industry by internet: the appearance of new challengers to established models (banks, payment providers and investment firms) and their regulation.
Students will be able to understand the challenges of this disruption to the existing regulatory models: new risks demand new obligations, but are existing obligations still cogent?
Law for entrepreneurs
Lawyers who represent entrepreneurial clients need to understand the special nature of the international business law, how relationships work, how to handle contracts, etc. Using a hands-on approach, we will analyze the most important practical aspects that a company’s legal advisor must bear in mind in an international environment. This module will focus on main actors such as Uber or Apple vs. Samsung.
Digital Business Law
Know the basic rules regarding the digital business industry. Discover the most relevant players, the key services, providers and business models.
Blockchain is an emerging technology that can radically change banking, financing, and other transaction networks. Blockchain can create new opportunities for innovation. Businesses contain many examples of networks of individuals and organizations that collaborate to create value and wealth. What is the blockchain? Fundamentals, history and evolution of blockchain. From Tim May to Satoshi Nakamoto. How does the Blockchain of Bitcoins operates? From Bitcoin to Ethereum. Cryptocurrencies.
Smart contracts allow users to implement conditions, rules and policies of the domain applications. Smart contracts are a potent feature that, when properly designed and coded, can result in autonomous, efficient and transparent systems. In this mudule students will explore the use and evolution of smart contracts.
Business Ethics & corporate culture
Business and Society are strongly interdependent. Businesses are powerful tools for economic development. Responsibility towards people and the planet is central and vital to a company’s success. Effective Compliance programs focus on establishing strong ethical cultures.
Behaving ethically is a competitive advantage and doing the right thing is the right thing to do. Students will discuss why and how organizations create ethical cultures, why companies need a purpose, how companies build cultures based on values and how this can make a difference. Students will reflect on the role of leadership in business ethics and human rights and the role of Compliance officers in building a better world.
In today´s environment, Governments around the globe are enforcing Anti-Bribery and AML CTF regulations and relying heavily on corporations to spread their efforts in fighting crime through successful corporate compliance initiatives.
Anti-Bribery and Anti Money Laundering have become two main areas of risks for corporations, especially when operating at global scale.