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Private International Law One-Week Seminar


This program is designed for experienced legal practitioners who wish to expand their knowledge of private international law. Topics include operating law across national borders and methods of resolving international disputes as well as international aspects of jurisdiction, choice of law, judgment enforcement, forum choice, process service, taking of evidence, foreign sovereign immunity, extraterritorial regulation of antitrust, securities, and other national laws.


This program draws law school faculty from the University of California, Davis, as well as outstanding legal practitioners and business experts representing major California firms that perform international legal work.


Dates TBD, falling between second week of July and first week of August, 2020. The Orientation in U.S.A. Law course is not a prerequisite for any of the one-week seminars.


Classes are held at the University of California, Davis, School of Law.


  • Non-refundable application fee: U.S. $150*

  • Academic Tuition: TBD

* Tuition and fees are subject to change.

Certificates and Credits

  • All participants will receive a certificate of attendance if they attend class regularly. Participants who wish to take the course for credit can request an official transcript upon successful completion of course requirements and a final exam.

  • Two quarter units of academic credit may be applied toward the Licentiate in International Transactions Involving the United States.

Deadline to Apply

We strongly recommend enrolling by June 15 or earlier to ensure adequate time for the local U.S. embassy in your country to process the necessary visa for entering the U.S. We have been informed by past participants that U.S. embassies in some countries can take from four to six weeks to process non-immigrant visas (students, business or tourist).

How to Apply

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