Global Business Law and Regulation Advanced (M6116)

15 credits, Level 6

Spring teaching

You’ll examine the legal and regulation issues associated with Global Business at an advanced level, particularly where transnational corporate assets and liabilities are located in multiple jurisdictions.

You’'ll address how relevant legal and regulatory frameworks are shaped, and how they have evolved through judicial practice. Potential topics focusing on current global business challenges include:

  • foreign-cubed litigation
  • reverse mergers
  • global settlement
  • compliance relating to litigation in terms of global governance.

You’ll also develop an interdisciplinary understanding of the global context of operations of transnational businesses.


50%: Lecture
50%: Seminar


100%: Written assessment (Essay)

Contact hours and workload

This module is approximately 150 hours of work. This breaks down into about 22 hours of contact time and about 128 hours of independent study. The University may make minor variations to the contact hours for operational reasons, including timetabling requirements.

We regularly review our modules to incorporate student feedback, staff expertise, as well as the latest research and teaching methodology. We’re planning to run these modules in the academic year 2023/24. However, there may be changes to these modules in response to feedback, staff availability, student demand or updates to our curriculum. We’ll make sure to let you know of any material changes to modules at the earliest opportunity.


This module is offered on the following courses: