LLM FinTech Law

Isheanesu Gwegweni

Law, Policing and Justice

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Fees and Funding

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Overview

WHAT YOU'LL LEARN

MODULES

  • Core Modules
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    Regulation of Financial Markets

    You consider the nature and operation of financial regulation in all of its principle areas of application at the present time. The significant changes which are presently taking place in national and global financial markets make this an essential part of a postgraduate study in international law.

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    Law of International Finance

    In this module you will examine the legal issues created by the international operations of large commercial banks, merchant banks and investment banks. Although based primarily on a discussion and analysis of current London City Practices, reference to other relevant laws are examined. The course has a strong comparative and international law content and emphasises a study of regulatory issues and private international law considerations in the context of international finance.

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    Applied Project

    The aim of the dissertation is to enable you to initiate and carry through an academic enquiry outside the formal structure of the taught LLM modules. Students select their own field of research and build on the knowledge and skills acquired in the taught LLM modules.

    Optional Modules
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    International Law and Business

    The module aims to provide students with an appreciation of the interface between international law and business through an analytical exploration of some key areas of International Law that shape, and is shaped, by business.

    You will examine:

    a) the role of business in international norm creation and the manner in which international law norms may be

    applied to business entities

    b) the general principles, rationale and efficacy of global regulation of business

    c) the manner in which some principles of domestic business have been elevated to the international arena.

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    International Corporate Governance

    The module aims to provide you with a comprehensive appreciation of the legal, theoretical and practical underpinnings of the operation and control of contemporary corporations. It introduces students to the evolving framework that seeks to regulate the intricate relationships between, and often conflicting interests of, the corporation and its board of directors, the management, shareholders and the broader society within which they operate. Whilst the module draws from English law, it is international and comparative in focus and exposes students to the evolving global corporate governance regimes.

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    Economic Integration in the Developing World

    This module focuses on economic integration in developing countries. It seeks to locate the process of regionalism within the framework of economic, legal and political development in economically disadvantaged parts of the world. The methodology of the module is interdisciplinary. You will explore questions of law, politics, economics, history and sociology. Thus, students are expected to understand both legal and non-legal perspectives on economic integration in developing countries.

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    The Law of the World Trade Organisation and Globalisation

    The primary aim of this module is to introduce you to complex international trade law and globalization issues. As the approach will be interdisciplinary, at the end of the course you will have an understanding of the history and politics of the post-World War II trading regime in addition to the principles of international trade regulation. You will also interrogate factors and forces shaping globalization and the consequences of this process for the global trading order.

HOW YOU'LL LEARN

HOW YOU'LL BE ASSESSED

CAMPUS and FACILITIES

University Square Stratford

University Square Stratford, University Square Stratford

WHO TEACHES THIS COURSE

The teaching team includes qualified academics, practitioners and industry experts as guest speakers. Full details of the academics will be provided in the student handbook and module guides.

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