International Business and Economic Law

Important to Note:

  • The International Business and Economic Law field of study requires the completion of a minimum of three course credits from the list below.
  • As a reminder, please note:
    • A course may be counted for credit in only one Field of Study.
    • In those cases where a course is listed in more than one Field of Study, the student may choose the Field of Study in which it is to be credited.
    • Courses, however, may be used to meet both Divisional Breadth requirements and Field of Study requirements simultaneously.
  • Faculty Supervising this Field of Study: Professor Joel P. Trachtman


[ILO L203] International Law in International Relations
*ILO L230 International Business Transactions
ILO L232 International Investment Law
ILO L233 International Financial and Fiscal Law
ILO L234 International Intellectual Property Law and Policy
[ILO L236m] Securities Regulations: An International Perspective
ILO L237 Mergers and Acquisitions: An International Perspective
ILO L240 Legal and Institutional Aspects of International Trade
ILO L250 Law and Development
ILO L251 Comparative Legal Systems

* This course is required for constitution of the field.
++ Any one of these courses may be used as the required course in the field.
+ Any one of these courses may be used as the second required course in the field.
[ ] Bracketed courses are those not offered 2013-2014.
Unless otherwise indicated, students need three course credits to complete a field of study. Modular courses count as one-half credit and if listed in a field, two must be taken to complete one course.

Professors with expertise in the field

Research Center

Student Theses

Business in Bulgaria: An Overview for Investors and Managers in 2010 (MALD 2010)

Central Bank Independence in an African Context: The Case of Zambia (LLM 2010)

Farm Animal Welfare and WTO Law: Assessing the Legality of Policy Measures (MALD 2010)

Towards a New Model of Cooperative Development: Enhancing and Leveraging the Benefits of FDI for Emerging Economies (MALD 2007)