U.S. Law for Leaders

Understand the U.S. legal system and U.S. legal thinking


Programme Description

A ”boot-camp” for business managers, regulators, lawyers, compliance officers, auditors, etc.  in U.S. law, regulation, and U.S. legal thinking

  • a very time-effective, quality introduction to U.S.  law, legal thinking, and trends
  • the opportunity to experience U.S.-style legal learning as done in a U.S. law school and to gain literacy in the language of U.S. courts, regulators and lawyers.

Target Audience

  • Lawyers, in-house counsel, compliance officers, and company secretaries who – not having done an LLM in the U.S. – would like a time and cost effective way to become better familiar with the foundations and key elements of U.S. law.
  • Executives, regulators, government officials and other professionals who have a need to better understand the U.S. legal system and deal with their counterparts in the U.S., including U.S. lawyers and officials.


Start Dates
5 Days
Application Deadline
Number of ECTS Credits
Level of Experience
Senior Manager
Functional Manager
Programme Type
Short Seminar
CHF 4'200.-
St. Gallen
Individual Modules Bookable
Flexible Entry
Programme Language

Further information


The program keeps its promises of providing an in-depth understanding of the U.S. legal system with practical examples. Intense in time and effort, the learning effect is maximized thanks to a highly competent, friendly and approachable faculty. A definite recommendation for all compliance professionals seeking to deepen their understanding of U.S. law with its complexities and implications for international business.
Martina Heidelberger
Martina Heidelberger
Director Compliance EMEA & APAC, PTC Therapeutics
Intense, exciting, practical, well-organized and very instructive: Inputs that are crucial and valuable for our US market entry.
Remo Keller
Remo Keller
CFO, icotec Gruppe

Why HSG?

Executive education at the University of St.Gallen (HSG), one of Europe's leading business universities, provides you with an optimal preparation for the future. The University of St.Gallen is more than just an educational institution; it is a place of inspiration that stimulates you to think. You will acquire up-to-date knowledge that is of great practical relvance, and gain valuable insights. This will enable you to make an important contribution to social and economic progress and to your own personal development. "From insight to impact" is not just our message; it is a promise against which we can be measured. 

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