Summer Abroad: Business and the Environment

Catalog No.: 906

Course Description:

The class in Singapore offers a comprehensive overview of legal issues located at the intersection of business, the environment, and climate change. Students will gain a global and regional perspective through the study of international and comparative environmental law, as well as a comparative study of legal systems and traditions of the various nations within Southeast Asia such as Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, and Vietnam. The course will also address business and tax issues that are associated with environmental issues. The faculty is drawn from U.S. and local law schools in Singapore and consists of internationally renowned experts in business and environmental law. Classes are mostly held in the mornings and afternoons, with occasional afternoon site visits. The final exam is held on the last day of class and is an in-class 3 hour written exam.

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