Global Business Law Concentration Track

Planning Steps

  1. Attend student advising session, Spring Quarter of 1L year
  2. Planning consultation with a Faculty Advisor prior to 2L course selection
  3. Obtain Faculty Advisor signature on the Concentration Track form
  4. Complete requirements below

Faculty Advisors

Program Requirements

Writing Requirement

A faculty-supervised Law E500 Advanced Writing Project on a Global Business Law topic, approved by the supervising faculty member

Course Requirement

Note that not all courses will be available each year.

The following required courses:

B583 Comparative Commercial Law and A544 Transnational Commercial Law
or
A578 International Business Transactions

Six courses amounting to at least 18 credits, with three courses from each of the following groups:

Business Law Group

International Transactional Law Group

Global Business Law Learning Outcomes

In addition to the competencies expected of all students graduating with a J.D. from the University of Washington School of Law, those students who graduate with a Concentration in Global Business Law should be able to:

  1. Determine and synthesize the law applicable to international business transactions and understand the main consequences of the application of differing laws;
  2. Apply foundational principles of comparative law related to business law;
  3. Draft legal documents in an international transaction setting;
  4. Understand dispute resolution mechanisms in a global context, including differing cultural and business norms; and
  5. Understand the development of domestic and transnational business law in diverse jurisdictions, including the political, social, and economic forces that shape the law.

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