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American and English Business Law

American and English Business Law in particular deals with the common law method, the functioning of common law-based justice systems and fundamental legal principles within the Anglo-American legal systems.

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American and English business law is given as an elective course within the framework of the exchange programmes at the Department of Law, Stockholm University. Swedish law students admitted by the department are also given access to the course.

Read more about exchange programmes at the Department of Law

  • Course structure

    Follow the link below to read more about the course details.

    Syllabus - American and English Business Law


    Teaching format

    Instruction is given in the form of seminars and a moot court. The language of instruction is English.


    Examination is conducted through active attendance at mandatory seminars (pass/fail), a case brief, a client memo, a court brief, oral participation in a moot court as well as a written final examination.


    Laura Carlson

  • Schedule

    The schedule will be available no later than one month before the start of the course. We do not recommend print-outs as changes can occur. At the start of the course, your department will advise where you can find your schedule during the course.
  • Course literature

    Note that the course literature can be changed up to two months before the start of the course.

    • Carlson, Laura, American Business Law, A Civil law perspective, Iustus förlag, 2004.
    • Carlson, Laura, American and English Business Law - Cases and Materials. Available at Student Bokhandel
  • Course reports

  • More information

    Learning platform

    During the course, registered students will receive additional course information on the Athena learning platform.

    The Department

    Read more about education at the Department of Law at Stockholm University on our homepage.

    Education - Department of Law 


  • Contact

    Course contact:  

    Teaching assistant: 
    Rawaz Nermany

    Course manager: 
    Laura Carlson