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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 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.  
Program Fee


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 registration February 28, 2019 (Students who apply by this date, 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


2018 Schedule**
July 2018 Morning Session Afternoon Session
Monday, July 9

Introduction to US Legal System

 Introduction to U.S. Corporate Law

Tuesday, July 10 Financial Regulations Antitrust

Wednesday, July 11

A Global Look at Corporate Finance


Thursday, July 12


Tax and Accounting Compliance and Corporate Governance

Friday, July 13


Role of the General Counsel Closing Ceremony

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