To earn a certificate in business law, students must complete at least three courses from the list of core courses and earn a total of 15 credits from any combination of the two lists below.

For a list of current course offerings, please visit links from the Courses section of this Bulletin.

Core Courses

  • Bankruptcy
  • Commercial Law
  • Corporations
  • Securities Regulation
  • UCC: Article 2

Elective Courses

  • Alternative Entities: Business Lawyer's Guide to Formation, Fiduciary Duties and Governance
  • Antitrust
  • Business Acquisitions
  • Business Negotiation Theory & Practice
  • Business Planning & Transaction Practice: Fundamentals of M&A Transactions
  • Chapter 11 Strategies for the Business Lawyer
  • Common Regulatory Pitfalls in International Business Transactions
  • Corporate & White Collar Crime
  • Corporate Boards & Governance
  • Corporate Finance
  • Corporate Judicial Externship
  • Corporate Taxation
  • Employee Benefits: ERISA & Tax
  • Entrepreneurship & Intellectual Property Clinic
  • Financial Accounting for Lawyers
  • Financial Literacy & Basic Financial Concepts
  • Information Privacy Law
  • International Business Transactions
  • International Commercial Arbitration
  • International Taxation
  • Law & Economics
  • Law, Business & Governance
  • New York Regulatory & Business Externship
  • Organization & Regulation of the Healthcare Enterprise
  • Partnership Taxation
  • Preparing Commercial Agreements
  • Private Equity Transactions
  • Problems in Corporate Law
  • Real Estate Transactions
  • Reorganization Seminar
  • Securities Law Litigation, Arbitration & Dispute Resolution
  • Seminar on Broker-Dealer Regulation
  • State Securities Regulation, Investigation & Examination
  • The Financial Crisis & the Regulatory Response: National & International Perspectives
  • The Foreign Corrupt Practices Act
  • Topics in Investment Banking Seminar