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LA906 - Legal Aspect of International Investment & Transnational Corporations

  • Module code: LA906
  • Module name: Legal Aspect of International Investment & Transnational Corporations
  • Department: Law School
  • Credit: 20

Content and teaching | Assessment | Availability

Module content and teaching

Principal aims

The course will address the law of international investment and how it affects transnational corporations. Key areas include: the international law of foreign direct investment, corporate governance and finance, international financial regulation and the problems of corporate fraud, market abuse and money laundering. The scope of the multi-national enterprise and the law of conglomerates will be covered. Special reference will be from the perspective of the EU, UK and US legal systems. Other area emphasised will be the privatisation process, cross border mergers and acquisitions (joint ventures, etc.) and the arbitration of commercial and investment disputes.An important aspect of this will be regulatory competition and harmonisation will be explored. The impact of globalisation and economic integration on corporate law systems and governance will be analysed. Other issues addressed will be the emerging international law of corporate governance and influence of international human rights law and norms on corporate governance strategies and management.

Departmental link

http://www2.warwick.ac.uk/fac/soc/law/current/pg/modules/LA906

Module assessment

Assessment group Assessment name Percentage
20 CATS (Module code: LA906-20)
A (Assessed work only) Assessed Course Work 100%
Assessed Course Work 100%

Module availability

This module is available on the following courses:

Core

N/A

Optional Core

N/A

Optional
  • Postgraduate Taught Politics (M1P0) - Year 2
  • Postgraduate Taught International Political Economy (M1P3) - Year 2
  • Postgraduate Taught International Politics and East Asia (M1P8) - Year 2
  • MA in International Politics and Europe (M1PA) - Year 2
  • Postgraduate Taught LLM in International Corporate Governance and Financial Regulation (M221) - Year 2
  • Postgraduate Taught International Economic Law (M3P7) - Year 2
  • Double MA in Politics and International Studies with (with NTU Singapore) (M91F) - Year 2
  • Double MA in Politics and International Studies (with Universität Konstanz, Germany) (M92B) - Year 2
  • Double MA in Politics and International Studies (with Universität Konstanz, Germany) (M92C) - Year 2
  • Double MA in Politics and International Studies (with Universität Konstanz, Germany) (M92D) - Year 2
  • Double MA in Politics and International Studies (with Universität Konstanz, Germany) (M92E) - Year 2
  • Double MA in Politics and International Studies (with Universität Konstanz, Germany) (M92G) - Year 2
  • Double MA in Politics and International Studies (with Universität Konstanz, Germany) (M92H) - Year 2
  • Double MA in Politics and International Studies (with Universität Konstanz, Germany) (M92K) - Year 2
  • Postgraduate Taught International Relations (M9P9) - Year 2
  • Postgraduate Taught International Security (M9PC) - Year 2
  • Postgraduate Taught Public Policy (M9PF) - Year 2
  • Postgraduate Taught United States Foreign Policy (M9PQ) - Year 2
  • MA in International Development (M9PT) - Year 2
  • MA in Research in Politics and International Studies (M9PU) - Year 2
  • Postgraduate Politics and International Studies: Big Data and Quantitative Methods (M9PY) - Year 2