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U.S. Business Law for the International Practitioner

2019 Executive Education Certificate Program

July 7–12, 2019 | Philadelphia, PA   


Who Should Attend

This executive education program is intended for practitioners from across the globe who wish to gain a deeper understanding of business-centric practice areas of U.S law. It is well-suited for international attorneys with 3-5 years’ work experience in their field, as well as high-achieving international law students with significant practical experience.  


Through our one-week immersion program of intensive, LL.M.-level seminars, you will acquire the tools you need to immediately improve your international practice. This program will provide you insight into how U.S. business works, starting with a short introduction to the U.S. legal system and its effect on business, and then delving into topics such as mergers and acquisitions, regulatory issues, negotiations, and deals.

Additionally, this program offers: 

  • World-renowned faculty who will help you unravel complex global cross-border transactions.
  • Top U. S. transactional attorneys who will provide negotiation perspective to help you increase your client service. 
  • Attorneys from all over the world who will be accessible so you can expand your professional network.  
  • Through a blend of interactive lectures and hands-on experience, including workshops and site visits, the opportunity to increase your understanding of U.S. corporate law.  

Sample Program Schedule*

Program Fees

$2,750 – Program fee for attending the one-week U.S. Business Law for the International Practitioner Executive Education Program.

$4,550 Program fee when combining a second week of instruction by applying to the U.S. Law and Technology Executive Education Program (July 14-19, 2019). Participants accepted into the second week receive a discount of $950 for attending both programs.

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

Application Deadlines

Applicants who apply by April 26, 2019, and are accepted, will receive $250 off the program fee.

Final deadline: June 1, 2019 

Contact Us

Questions about the program, application process, and admissions can be directed to

Link to Penn Law Executive Education Page on LinkedIn.

   Follow the Penn Law Executive Education LinkedIn page for the latest updates. 


*Schedule serves as an example of topics covered by the program.