Jindal Global Law School Launches India's First & Only Online LLM In Corporate & Financial Law In Partnership With Ed-Tech Major Upgrad [Read Brochure]

Manjusha Tiwari

1 Jun 2020 4:18 PM GMT

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    The Jindal Global Law School (JGLS) announces the launch of India's First and Only Online LLM (Master of Laws) Degree in Corporate & Financial Law in partnership with upGrad. It has collaborated with upGrad which is India's largest online higher education platform, in this first-of-its-kind programme. The programme will be for one year and upon successful completion of academic credits, students will receive the LLM degree from O.P. Jindal Global University which is a UGC recognised multi-disciplinary and research oriented University recognised by the Government of India as an 'Institution of Eminence'. The course is tailor-made for corporate lawyers who are interested in pursuing higher studies to specialise in one of the many areas of corporate and financial law that the Online LLM programme shall cover. The programme will offer the following courses- M&A Transactions and Private Equity, Commercial Contract Drafting, Corporate Insolvency Law, Competition Law, and Banking and Financial Law. Professor (Dr.) C. Raj Kumar, Founding Vice Chancellor, O.P. Jindal Global University & Founding Dean, Jindal Global Law School believes that this world claas online LLM programme will foster teaching and research to provide a thorough knowledge of corporate and financial law to meet the challenges of the global economy, and to familiarize learners with the practice and procedures of the corporate legal world.

    Admission to the Online LLM programme will be on the basis of JSAT-Law Admission Test. In keeping with the advancements of the digital age, the format of instruction and evaluation for this LLM will be entirely online with 24/7 access to online recorded lectures. The online LLM programme shall engage students in contemporary and cutting-edge research, with a focus on legal, regulatory, and economic challenges faced by companies. Mr. Ronnie Screwvala, Co-Founder & Executive Chairman, believes that this new partnership with O.P. Jindal Global University and Jindal Global Law School, will foray into the area of Law programmes and create meaningful impact. The combination of upGrad's online learning platform with the expertise of JGLS Faculty Members would serve as a unique amalgam of technology and legal curriculum, suited for candidates aspiring to work at top law firms and companies in India and abroad. The course is designed in a way that the graduating students will be able to understand the corporate legal environment; interpret, assimilate, and draft commercial contracts; identify key issues in M&A, due diligence and risk assessment of corporate transactions; analyse different investment strategies and business strategies for clients and companies; and be fully equipped to develop legal expertise relating to specialised regulatory bodies such as the Securities and Exchange Board of India, the Competition Commission of India, and the National Company Law Tribunals.

    For more information on the Online LLM programme, please visit the link below to browse this in a mobile phone: https://jgu.edu.in/onlineLLM/

    To visit the webpage of the programme: https://www.upgrad.com/law-llm-corporate-and-finance-jgu/

    Interested candidates can register for the exam at: http://Pearsonvue.com/jsat

    To know more about the JSAT-Law Admission Test and also to download a full-length sample question paper, please visit the following link in the JGLS website: http://www.jgls.edu.in/jsat-law/

    If you would like to know more about the journey of JGLS to be ranked as India's Number 1 law school and browse this information in a mobile phone, please visit: https://jgu.edu.in/jglsbrochure/

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