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Summer Program

U.S. Business Law Certificate for International Lawyers

July 20 - 31 in Philadelphia                                                                           Program fee $3,500*


Program overview

Through our two-week immersion program, you’ll receive the tools you need to immediately improve your international practice.

  • World-renowned faculty will help you unravel complex global cross-border transactions.
  • Top U. S. transactional attorneys will provide negotiation perspective to help you increase your client service. 
  • Attorneys from all over the world 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, you’ll increase your understanding of U.S. corporate law.  

Enrollment limited, apply here


July 2014 Morning Program Afternoon Program
Mon. July 20

Welcome & Program Overview

Introduction to US Legal System

General Introduction to US Business Law

Welcome Barbeque

Tues. July 21 Introduction to Concepts of US Corporate Law Regulated by the States Introduction to Federal Securities Law

Wed. July 22

Special trip to Wilmington, DE


The Role of Delaware in U.S. Business Law

Visit and lecture at  Delaware Chancery Court

Thurs. July 23

Special trip to Washington DC

U.S. Supreme Court U.S. Capitol Building
Fri. July 24 Real Estate Law Maximizing Negotiations
Mon. July 27 A Global Look at Corporate Management and Finance Intellectual Property
Tues. July 28 Deals Cross-border Mergers and Acquisitions

Wed. July 29

Special trip to New York City

Guided walking tour of Wall Street from a legal perspective

Visit New York Firm

Thurs. July 30 Tax and Accounting The Role of General Counsel at U.S. Corporations
Fri. July 31

U.S. Business Strategies and the  Five Year Outlook for International Business

Farewell Luncheon

*Program fee includes all courses, materials and field trips.  Lodging and transportation to and from Penn Law to be arranged by students.  

**Program subject to change.