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U.S. Corporate Law and Strategy

2020 Executive Education Certificate Program

July 13–17, 2020 | Philadelphia, PA   

 

Who Should Attend

This executive education program is intended for lawyers trained outside the United States seeking to expand or grow their practices, or transition to a new, business-oriented practice. It is also well-suited for U.S. trained lawyers without a corporate background who are seeking to gain a deeper understanding of business-centric practice areas of U.S law. Practitioners who complete the course will gain a broader understanding of the unique legal considerations relevant at different points in a business’s diverse life cycle and an introduction to the skills needed to represent clients or provide internal and external advice to businesses during those life cycles.  

Program Highlights 

Access to the Nation’s Leading Experts & Thought Leaders in Corporate Law
Penn Law’s world-renowned corporate law faculty will help you make sense of the most complex and challenging issues in corporate law today.
Unique Chance to Learn from Experienced Practitioners in the Field 
Top U.S. transactional attorneys will provide perspective and skills to help you increase your practice and client service.
Opportunity to Network with Peers
Learn from the shared experiences of your peers from around the globe and expand your professional network.
Theory blended with Practice
This program is designed to increase your understanding of U.S. corporate law through a blend of interactive lectures and hands-on experience, including workshops and site visits. 

Curriculum

This week-long executive program will focus on several areas of corporate law that are relevant at various times in a business’s life cycle. Led by renowned faculty from Penn Law and experienced practitioners, the program will focus not just on the theory and doctrine underlying those areas of business and corporate law, but pair the theory with practice.

Through this interactive program, you will be introduced to several areas of corporate law theory and legal practice, including*:

  • entrepreneurship and early-stage capital investment;
  • corporate governance and advice,
  • mergers and acquisitions, and
  • corporate restructuring and reorganization.

*Topics subject to change.

Sample Program Schedule

Program Fee

  • $3,700 Applications Accepted Before February 28, 2020 
  • $3,950  Applications Accepted After March 1, 2020

*The program fee includes all lectures and course materials. Lodging and transportation to and from Penn Law to be arranged by students. 

 Application Deadlines

  • Early bird application deadline: February 28, 2020Participants who apply by this date, and are accepted, will receive $250 discount off program fee.
  • Regular application deadline: June 1, 2020.

Admission will be granted on a rolling basis, but we encourage everyone interested to apply as early as possible as there are a limited number of spots available in the program.

Application Process

Admission into this program is based upon the background and materials submitted via the formal, online application process. The application fee for the program is $50. 

Complete instructions for submitting an application can found here

The online application and details about the process can be found at: www.law.upenn.edu/ExecEdUSCorporateLaw

Continuing Legal Education Credits (CLE)

CLE credits may be available for lawyers in attendance. If you have any questions regarding CLE credits for this program, please email us at USCorporateLaw@law.upenn.edu  .

Financial Assistance

A limited amount of financial assistance is available to qualified applicants. Requests for more information on the qualifications and availability of assistance can be directed to USCorporateLaw@law.upenn.edu

Contact Us

Questions about the program, application process, and admissions can be directed to USCorporateLaw@law.upenn.edu

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