Certification on Legal Risk Management



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About the Course

Total Fees: INR 5,000 2,000

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Duration: 2 months

Legal Risk Management is fast emerging as a separate function, role and accountability within a business. The role of legal risk management is currently being discharged by General Counsels (head of the legal function), risk officers or business continuity officers. Skills required to effectively discharge this function include not only legal skills but also business, strategic and quantitative skills too. After pursuing this course, you should be able to identify and create processes to manage risk within an organization effectively. You can do this for your own organization or an organization you are advising.

Course Contents

Why measure and manage legal risk?
Why is this new, even for lawyers
Is legal risk inevitable?
Who manages legal risk in an organization

Change in law - How Uber, Ola and Taxi for Sure got impacted
Sectoral caps on foreign investment - Entry of foreign law firms into India, Entry of Amazon into India
Cost of licenses or license terms - Liquor license cost in Noida
Structural shift & economic overhaul - Impact of demonetization on real estate and manufacturing sector
Does regulatory shift always add to legal risk or can it create new business opportunities? E.g. Airtel and Paytm as payments banks

Key counterparty dependencies
Key business insurances
D&O Insurance

Change in domestic or international tax regime - Amendment of India-Mauritius DTAA, Retrospective tax legislation
Adverse legal action - Vodafone

Differing terms in contracts
Termination provisions
Indemnities
Force Majeure
Jurisdiction, choice of law and dispute settlement

Risk of legal proceedings and customer complaints - Maggi
Class action risk
Intellectual property litigation risk - Apple - Samsung, Oracle - Google, Delhi University Photocopy case
Risk of regulatory proceedings

Contracts - Damages (liquidated or otherwise)
Litigation - Damages and legal costs
Regulations - Penalties
Statutory changes to operational model (e.g. payments banks, bank holding structures) or reporting requirements - i.e. related party transactions, independent directors, etc.

Legal risk register
Weightage
Probability
Economic Loss
Review processes

People - In-house legal counsels, officers, experts with quantitative skills, consultants, etc.
Processes - Clear policies and rules for identification, escalation and decision-making
Risk allocation through contracts
Contract Management Software - Tracking, automation, standardization
Strategic workarounds to legal loopholes and alternate business plans
Financial provisioning in accounting statements
Public advocacy and lobbying
Watertight Arbitration Processes
Online reputation management

Checklist for assessment of legal health of your business

Industry Academia Panel

Abhyuday Agarwal

COO and Co-founder, iPleaders

Ramanuj Mukherjee

CEO and Co-founder, iPleaders

Amartya Bag

Former Insurance Lawyer at Reliance General Insurance and Product Manager at iPleaders

Success Stories

Imagine how it would be if you could navigate the usual legal and regulatory mess with ease, and make better decisions as you scale your business or career growth. Regulatory and legal difficulties is a huge hurdle to doing business in India, and very few people have mastery over it. We are inviting you to find out more about how we can add a touch of magic to your growth. Here are some amazing success stories of our students who have taken up our courses.

I am a computer science engineer by education, but an entrepreneur by profession. Having had no formal education in running a business I was always led to a lot of "learning the hard way". When iPleaders launched the course for Entrepreneurship Administration and Business Laws, in an e-learning mode I took up the course with the objective to understand all legal nuances related to running a business. The course covered things like; understanding of ESOP, Sweat Equity, Company Policy, License agreements, IP related law, EULA and lots of other content which made sense for our business.

Atul Gupta

Managing Director of InSync Tech-Fin Solutions Ltd

I am a practicing Cyber lawyer in Mumbai for the past 3 years and have founded Cyberjure Legal Consulting. The course was a very good learning experience, and I am glad I did it. It helped me understand the nuances of many laws which we studied in college, but never went into practical applicability of the same. The stuff I learnt in the course helped me in my matters too, and in structuring e-commerce start-ups.

Puneet Bhasin

Founder, Cyberjure Legal Consulting, Mumbai

I joined the NUJS diploma in Entrepreneurship Administration and Business Laws while I was working with the Calcutta Stock Exchange. I had already done my LLB and was looking for a course which would give me some practical insight. I came across the NUJS Diploma in Entrepreneurship Administration and Business Laws while searching the internet. I was looking for some course for value addition to my profile and knowledge. I had already done my LLB and MBA but wanted some practical knowledge. This course appealed to me, as it was dealing with business laws and I was working with a corporate. So this course was very significant to me and covered things which were relevant to me.

Sumit Sengupta

CFA, LL.B, Legal Counsel, Calcutta Stock Exchange

All modules in this course are meticulously designed with the emphasis on practical knowledge and it's very difficult to say which module was more informational than the other. Still, I particularly found the modules on statutory compliances, due diligence, business structuring and institutional financing to be really beneficial for me because I wanted practical insight into these topics. Non-lawyers such as businessmen are usually afraid of legal jargons that are found in books; however, this course uses a very simple and easy to understand language and therefore I recommend this course to all those who wish to enhance their business law knowledge.

Harshal Joshi

Legal Head, Legal Dog, LL.C

This course is something that would simply catalyze the process and help you in creating the best path for yourself. Being armed with a diploma in law from a prestigious national law school in itself speaks volumes – it gives the signal to the people working with you that your understanding of legal and regulatory situation should be and can be taken seriously. Given the kind of work I'm into, it does help a lot indeed, especially as one climbs the stairs of seniority and responsibility. The early headstart in legal strategy making and insights into dispute resolution is also a superb advantage.
Also joining the course has given me a new fraternity. It indeed feels great to have been associated with iPleaders…and I would be glad to continue with this relationship. I continue to get professional support from them. You can always reach out to the alumni or iPleaders founders themselves and ask for a favour.
I would strongly recommend this course to people (age no bar, beyond fulfilling the eligibility criteria) who are interested in bringing out something new (in any form) which shall be innovative and meaningful in the long run, and those who are interested in organization building – as the course helps in minimizing the number of legal and strategic hurdles that one may face after taking the plunge. You will be much more educated and smart with respect to a whole range of things once you even go through the course even partially.

Abhilash Acharya

Doctoral Fellow, IIM Ranchi

The placement support program offered by iPleaders was useful in securing my first job at Innove Law (a niche corporate law firm in Mumbai).

Unnita Bhattacharya

Associate at Krishnamurthy & Co.

This course has given me valuable insights such as drafting various agreements with clients, dealing with clients, and also choosing right organization structure my own venture and was able to help other entrepreneur in structuring their new venture.
Skills I learned during the course structuring a company, appoint advisors and remunerate them, drafting Co-Founder's Agreement, taxation of software product and SAAS companies, clear understanding of Shareholders' Meetings, legal instruments, Shareholders' Agreement, how to raise investments effectively, drafting employment agreement, Structuring ESOP& ESPS, How to avoid disputes and drainage of resources through courtroom battles, Data protection under Indian law, Cloud computing agreements, How to obtain copyright, trademark and patent registration in India.
Definitely student entrepreneurs studying in college will get a lot of benefits from this course. Interested students will be motivated like me to pursue their entrepreneurial journey keeping balance with various entrepreneurship network system, they can easily create a successful business venture without any hindrance.

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