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Business Law and Regulation

The Juris Master (JM) program is a master's degree that helps professionals gain the legal knowledge and skills to navigate complex regulatory environments, make informed decisions, assess risk, and jumpstart their careers.

The Business Law and Regulation concentration covers corporate governance and compliance, criminal and civil liability for corporations, the regulatory environment businesses face, legal frameworks for deal making, and transactional due diligence, among other topics.

Develop Your Skills

Students in Emory Law's Business Law and Regulation concentration study these kinds of issues:

  • Accounting
  • Bankruptcy
  • Business associations (corporate and partnership forms)
  • Business transactions, domestic and international
  • Corporate finance techniques
  • Drafting, formation and litigation of contracts
  • Entrepreneurship
  • ESG disclosure and oversight
  • Intellectual property, law and strategies to protect and litigate
  • Labor rights and labor disputes
  • Law and economics
  • Laws governing the banking industry
  • Laws governing commercial sales
  • Laws governing employment discrimination
  • Officer and director liability
  • Personal, corporate and partnership taxation
  • Monopolies and antitrust regulation
  • Real estate and real estate finance
  • Secured transactions and credit
  • Securities law and regulation
  • Sustainability and corporate social responsibility
  • Techniques for data management and privacy
  • The Americans with Disabilities Act
  • The Family and Medical Leave Act
  • The regulatory environment for business, inc. administrative agencies and compliance issues
  • Workers' compensation laws
  • Worker status schemes (employees versus independent contractors)