The MSc Financial Law and International Taxation offers all the necessary know-how for the delivery of sound financial law and tax advice to clients for operations and transactions at both local and international levels.
Rapid and wide-ranging changes are occurring in the financial markets around the world and in the legal, regulatory and international tax environment in which businesses and financial institutions operate. Furthermore, the law of the European Union has an increasing impact on the tax legislation of the Member States and it affects both investors within the EU and outside. These developments have created a demand for people with expertise in both financial law and international taxation and their intersection.
The proposed MSc in Financial Law and International Taxation takes an integrated approach to the subjects of financial law and international taxation by covering: regulation of financial markets, competition law, mergers and acquisitions, money laundering and fraud, as well as the process of international taxation in light of EU law including direct taxation & VAT, EU directives, double taxation treaties intellectual property rights, international trusts.
The course empowers students to master theoretical and practical knowledge for their mission. Students are also enabled to gain in-depth expertise in their field of choice, by choosing specifically targeted elective courses such as GDPR, Blockchain Technologies, Fund Structuring, and Compliance, among others.
The multilayered EU and international efforts to tackle profit shifting have tremendously transformed the tax landscape. The enhancement of financial regulatory demands reforms the business operational models.