The LL.M. program in investments and securities Laws is an advanced program of legal study that is customized to the needs of the individual student and working legal professionals. Having Committed to provide the highest quality of education the field of securities markets, the NISM has entered into collaboration with India’s premier Law university, Maharashtra National Law University, Mumbai (Hereinafter referred as MNLU) for offering this LL.M. program in Investment and Securities Laws. This specialized LL.M. program, designed primarily for the law students intending to work in the financial markets, offers full-time, intensive academic training in the legal regulation of securities and investments in India.
In line with our mission for the academic excellence, the course offers depth of background in a broad array of topics arising out of the corporate law and securities regulation topics including the regulation of issuance of securities, secondary trading of securities, market regulation, enforcement issues, corporate finance, investment by a person resident outside India, investment advisers, derivatives, regulation of banking and financial institutions, competition law and insolvency laws. This course offers an introduction to the three most important securities laws: The Securities Contract Regulation Act of 1956, Securities Exchange Board of India Act of 1992 and the Depository Act of 1996. The course also explores the scope of more than 36 regulations framed by SEBI and its impact on structured growth of securities markets in India. The course also focusses on learning the tools in the deals and documents related to the securities market transactions, which would be helping in understanding the nature of disputes that arise in a financial market.
The students undergo most classes with a joint team of expert faculties from NISM and MNLU. The course will also engage some of the nation’s leading advocates in the field of corporate law and securities laws, as well as officers from regulators, whose work is oriented more toward practice and the profession as a visiting faculty.
LL.M. students are required to be in residence at NISM during the full one academic year. The course also offers practical smart lab training to the students to make them understand various processes and use of the technology in the securities markets.
Dedicated to enhancing an interdisciplinary legal and securities market education for the academic community, as well as for experienced legal and business practitioners related to financial markets, the course provides a scope to the sharpening of skills and learning the tools to be an effective business lawyer