Finance and Law for International Business

  International financial markets and operational instruments

This course is split in two modules. The first module, entitled Basics of Foreign Exchange Markets and International Trade, will provide the basic knowledge needed for understanding the functioning of international markets with a particular focus on foreign exchange markets. The second module, entitled Euromarkets and Derivative Markets, will provide the knowledge needed for working in international financial markets, both spot and derivative, both primary and secondary. A particular attention will be focused on the contracts known as options, futures and swaps and on their use in strategies for speculation or hedging.

  Financial analysis for internationalization

This course deals with the main financial topics of the firms engaged in international commerce both in term of financial requirements and the instruments to cover them. In particular, it will provide the
knowledge how to manage working capital and structural investments and on instruments and services provided by banking and non-banking intermediaries.

  International tax law

The aim of this course is to provide students with the basics of International Taxation Law, with a
particular focus on income taxation, VAT and custom duties matters. Students are expected to develop a basic, yet comprehensive knowledge as to how taxation laws may shape the growth of
international trade.

  International trade and investment law

The course aims at providing an overview of the law of international contracts and its interaction with the principles and rules of international investment law. The course is divided in two parts: the first one will focus on the law governing international commercial contracts mainly from the standpoint of the EU law; the second one will present the sources of international investment law with special attention to bilateral investment treaties. Each part of the course will include an analysis of the relevant dispute resolution mechanisms.


  International transports and inconterms

This course will provide the knowledge needed for understanding the problems and contracts relating to the international transport of commodities.

  International commerce and financial law

This course is split in two modules. The first one will provide students with the requisite knowledge and skills that they need to negotiate and draft international commercial deals generally, and specifically sales, distribution and agency agreements. The second model will analyze the most common financing contracts signed by banks and their clients and the guarantees drawing the attention of the students on the most relevant clauses of a loan agreement.

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