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LAW 5053: International Compliance
Fall 2021 • Section 21 • CRN 31789

Course Description

Increased globalization of commerce has substantially increased the risk of fines, sanctions and costly litigation resulting from the way and manner business is conducted around the world. Governments and various Unions have responded to globalization in varying degrees by enforcing existing laws, enacting new laws and regulatory requirements addressing competition, market manipulation, trade and corruption. Aside from costly fines levied against the Corporation, various legal regimes have begun to impose direct liability on directors, managers and third parties who have failed to implement and oversee reasonable compliance programs. These factors require a vigorous and ever changing compliance programs for corporations.A thorough understanding of compliance issues helps lawyers to craft creative and effective legal solutions for their clients. An excellent compliance program cannot only prevent problems, but discover issues at an early stage and can be used to receive credit where a corporation runs afoul of a law.This course will explore antitrust/Cartel, corruption, market manipulations and trading with certain countries and how compliance programs are useful and relevant. It will focus on actual case studies and how compliance could and would affect international commerce.


Day/Time Location
M 4:00-5:50 PM Klein 1E

Course Details

  • Matthew Siembieda
Credit Hours

2 Credits



Course Type
  • Non-Exam
Course Modality


Fulfills J.D. Requirement




Registration Info

No Registration Restrictions.

Book List/Materials

No book purchases are required or recommended for this course.