Module A: Multinational enterprises in context
- Globalisation and the rise of the multinational enterprise (MNE)
- Company and international law
- State-MNE-civil society relations
- MNEs and the creation and convergence of law
- ‘Effective’ legal systems for investment
- Culture, foreign investment and the law
Module B: National regulation of multinational enterprises
- Keeping MNEs out, and drawing them in
- Legislating over MNEs
- Enforcing law against MNEs
- Extending liability to MNEs groups and directors.
Module C: International regulation and protection of multinational enterprises
- Bilateral investment treaties
- Multilateral standards for treatment and behaviour of MNEs
- Renegotiation and expropriation
- Settling disputes between states and MNEs.
Module D: Fields of concern for multinational enterprises
- Corporate governance, accounting and disclosure
- Taxation and transfer pricing
- Technology transfer and intellectual property rights
- Labour standards and human rights
Each module will be assessed by a 45-minute unseen written examination.
It is strongly recommended you attempt the modules in order.
How to apply
You can apply to study a module individually as a standalone unit or as part of a Postgraduate Certificate, Postgraduate Diploma or Master of Laws qualification. (In either scenario, they must be studied in order.)
These modules also contribute towards the following specialist pathways for Laws:
- International Business Law
Apply via Postgraduate Laws.