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8953 - Capstone: The China Problem
Professor: Robert J. Miller
Semester: 2012 Autumn
Second Writing Requirement? No
Professional Responsibility? No
Prerequisites: Third Year students only; Business Associations is a prerequisite
Special Notes: Business Associations is a prerequisite for this course
This course centers on problem solving and the skills and professional judgment required in transactional work. The course will emphasize application of practice skills such as critical thinking, negotiations, and writing for a senior partner and for a client. The background problem, entails advising a client on the risks and opportunities of forming a business or a joint venture in China. The professor will provide students with background on both U.S and Chinese law necessary to address the issues raised in this course; the emphasis will be on the capstone experience described above. Business Associations is a prerequisite for this course.
This course will be taught by Robert Miller. Robert Miller is currently of counsel with Jones Day. He is the former corporate general counsel/global legal for Procter & Gamble where he oversaw Procter and Gamble’s international ventures, including its ventures in China. His law practice involves corporate law, mergers and acquisitions, intellectual property strategy, and international trade.
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