Ethics in International Business Law

Semester 2

Total number of hours : 20


To develop different views about ethics in the business area.


Doing business in an international context entails risks. Along with the risks, corporations do face legal and ethical dilemmas.

Future lawyers need to understand the requirements connected to Ethics & Corporate Governance and Ethics & Compliance.

In relation to corporate governance, focus is given to directors & board structure, directors’ performance & remuneration, risk management and shareholders’ participation. In relation to compliance, one needs to consider bribery and corruption as well as international conventions dealing with these issues.