International Business Transactions



Students planning to work as transactional lawyers need broad knowledge across a variety of areas (e.g. contract drafting, company and competition law, IP and tax law). The specialisation “Business Transactions” allows students to place the focus on the courses in the LL.M. curriculum that provide the necessary qualifications in this field.




Total of 60 credits (ECTS) is distributed as follow:
18 credits must be selected from courses relating to the specialisation, 24 credits can be freely chosen from all the courses, 18 credits for the Master Thesis on a topic relating to the specialisation.

The following courses are within the specialisation:transactions color.jpg

Regular Courses


International Contracts

(includes Contract Drafting and International Sales Law)

International Commercial Litigation 6
Short Course Dispute Resolution, London 3
Business Law and Litigation in Asia 3
International Commercial Arbitration 6
Fintech 3
Sharing Economy and the Law 3
Summer School Law and Technology, London 6
Sports Contracts (includes Swiss Association Law) 3
International and European Trade Law and Market Regulation (includes International Economic Law and Internal Market Law) 6
International Corporate and Individual Taxation - International and European Perspective 6
International Company Law 3
International Competition Law 3
Intellectual Property Law 3
Innovation Law 3

Special Courses

International Litigation Advanced 3
International Insolvencies  3
Business and Human Rights 3
Mobility of High-Skilled Workers  3

International Mediation Advanced 

International Arbitration Advanced 3
International Banking Regulations 3
Business and Climate Change 3
Financial Contracts and Financial Regulation 3
Philanthropy and Innovation 3
The International Business Lawyer in Practice 3
Transnational Insurance Law and Litigation  3
Investment Law 3
Human Rights & Climate Change  3

Not all regular and special courses are offered on an annual basis.

Please check the schedule to see which courses are offered this term.

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