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This course is designed as a comprehensive foundation course introducing and explaining the key concepts of banking and financial markets and covering regulatory, supervisory and transactional areas from Latvian and European perspective providing an insight into the interaction between financial law and business practice. While an emphasis is placed on a step-by-step review of each subject-matter, the theoretical part is supplemented with practical exercises enabling students to strengthen their legal skills in selecting, interpreting and applying respective legal acts and norms.

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This course is about challenges and opportunities posed by digital technologies. The 20th Century brought about three main technological changes: first, computerization – the drive to put a computer on every person, in every classroom, in every home, and in every office. Second, digitization and the move from things made of atoms to things made of bits; and second, the convergence among digital devices. The 21st Century has brought about a third technological change: datafication: the process of turning data into something of value. Understandably, these digital developments have created challenges, problems, and opportunities. This class addresses all three of these.

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The course examines international standards and implementation and monitoring activities related to business and human rights. Special attention will be paid to the work of the UN Special Representative on business and human rights and the UN Working Group on the issue of human rights and multinational corporations (MNC). In addition, it analyses issues of legal personality of MNCs under international law, judicial and quasi-judicial responses to liability of MNCs for human rights violations, and the human rights of companies. 
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To describe and analyse the EU in the context of economic integration. The European project’s two main features in the context of economic integration are the Single Market (Internal Market) and the Single Currency (the Economic and Monetary Union/the Eurozone). These may be seen as facilitating the idea of “one” Europe: One market, one currency. The course aims at analysing the benefits and drawbacks of these ideas, not least in the context of imperfect integration. The main focus will be on the economics of the EU but the course will add a political dimension, too.