U.S. Regulations of Cross-Border Transactions: Corruption, Sanctions, and Money-Laundering

This seminar focuses on a diverse set of expanding areas of legal practice, including the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, economic sanctions administered by the Treasury Department, and anti-money laundering laws. Discussions will focus on why and how these areas of U.S. law emerged, the forces influencing their evolution, and some of the core legal and political issues that lawyers and policymakers working in these areas currently confront. The final grade will be based on class participation, group projects, and a final paper that may be used to satisfy the JD upper-level writing requirement or the LLM writing requirement.

2 credits.
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