Academics

Business Law in the New Millennium

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Deconstructing Business

Our foundational courses in Corporations, Corporate Finance, and Securities Regulation provide a thorough grounding `in the way law governs organizations, from small businesses and privately held organizations to large corporate enterprises with many subsidiaries and affiliates.

A range of advanced course offerings concentrate more deeply in areas such as Antitrust Law, Banking Law, Federal Income Taxation, Securities Fraud, and Business Crimes and Corporate Litigation. In addition, we offer a broad array of international business courses.

A great variety of seminars and specialty courses complement the program and provide an opportunity for you to delve into specific areas more deeply, with courses and seminars including: Regulation of Securities, For Profit/Nonprofit Boundary, Comparative and International Financial Regulation, Law and Economics, and Comparative Corporate Governance.

Setting Your Résumé Apart
Our location provides a wealth of externships within key financial organizations such as the New York Stock Exchange, the Securities and Exchange Commission, and the Financial Institutions Regulatory Authority. There are additional opportunities to work with clients and experience business issues through many of our clinics, including the Corporate and Real Estate Clinic, the Community Development Clinic, the BLIP Clinic, and the Consumer Counseling and Bankruptcy Clinic.

For students interested in pursuing a career in the field, our Certificate in Business Law provides a strong background in finance courses geared to enterprises of all sizes, with supplementary, specialized courses to thoroughly develop your knowledge of the field.

In an age of overlapping careers the path to professional success can be enhanced by combining your legal studies with an MBA program. Brooklyn Law School and Baruch College jointly sponsor a program leading to the degrees of Juris Doctor (JD) and a Master of Business Administration (MBA) in Business Administration and Policy.