The Center for International Law
Certificate of Concentration in International Compliance
Responding to the growing importance of compliance in international business and trade, the Center is introducing a new Certificate of Concentration in International Compliance beginning with the fall 2015 semester.
Degree candidates in the LLM in International Business & Trade Law program who are interested in pursuing a Certificate of Concentration in International Compliance must complete 12 credits, including 7 required credits. Degree candidates must maintain a 3.25 GPA in all courses taken towards the certificate and a 3.0 GPA overall. In instances where a degree candidate is pursuing more than one concentration, only 2 credits may be counted toward more than one certificate of concentration.
- International Banking & Finance Law (JD 735/IBT 735, 2 Credits)
- International Corporate Compliance (2 Credits) (In development)
- U.S. Customs & Import Law (JD 700/IBT 700, 2 Credits)
- U.S. Export Law (IBT 750, 1 Credit)
Degree candidates must complete the remaining 5 credits by taking a selection of elective courses from the following list*:
- Business Aspects of Immigration Law (IBT 725, 2 Credits)
- Compliance with International Anti-Bribery Conventions (IBT 729, 2 Credits)
- Current Issues in International Business & Trade Law (IBT 751, 1-2 Credits)
- Derivatives Law (JD 777/IBT 777, 2 Credits)
- Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA) (IBT 799FA/TX 324, 1 Credit)
- Foreign Investment Law (IBT 740, 2 Credits)
- Homeland Security (IBT 717, 2 Credits)
- IBT Externship (IBT 763, 1-2 Credits)
- International Economic Development Law (JD 770/IBT 770, 2 Credits)
- International Employment Law (IBT 789, 1 Credit)
- International Environmental Law (IBT 754, 2 Credits)
- Law & Practice in Trade Compliance (IBT 799QA, 1 Credit)
- U.S. Free Trade Agreements (IBT 766, 2 Credits)
- Other courses as approved by the Director of the Center for International Law
*Not all courses are offered every academic year.