CFA + LLM (Specialization In Financial Law)
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I am a finance professional with a Bachelors in Business Administration degree and CFA charterholder. In order to progress further in my career and expand my skill set, I am looking to do LLM with a specialization in Banking and Finance.
I am based out of Pakistan and I have to eventually move to Canada in next two years. I am considering a distance learning program of LLM with specialization in Banking and Finance from University of London. I need some insight regarding how does the English law vary from Canadian laws specifically related to Banking and Finance. Is there a lot of variation between the two such that 2 years later when I enter Canada this degree and legal knowledge will not have much application? I am not going for Canadian law schools because the cost is too high for international students.
Secondly, any idea regarding what positions CFA+LLM has in the canadian job market? Is it applicable enough or going for LLM is just a waste of money? The courses that I am looking are:
Law of International Finance : Syndicated Loans
Corporate Finance and management issues in company law
Corporate Governance and Compliance
Law of International Project Finance
Thanks in advance.
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