Antwerp, Belgium

Companies Crossing Borders

when 24 June 2019 - 5 July 2019
language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 3 EC
fee EUR 650

This summer school focuses on key legal considerations for companies crossing borders. This will be done from various perspectives: mergers & acquisitions, (aggressive) tax (planning), labour, intellectual property, insolvency, international contracts, social dumping and human rights.
The summer school includes a case relating to companies involved in a cross-border take-over situation, to be solved by the students in groups throughout the summer school. The students' solutions are discussed interactively and extensively in tutorials from the aforementioned various perspectives.

Target group

Students with a degree of Bachelor in Laws or Economics, or students who are enrolled in their third year. Students with similar competences (to be assessed on a case-by-case basis) are eligible for this summer school as well. Good command of English is required.

Credits info

3 EC
3 ECTS credits are awarded upon successful completion of the programme. Credits will be awarded on the base of participation in class and a paper with oral presentation.

Fee info

EUR 650: The fee Includes lectures, coffee breaks, social activities and a closing ceremony. Does not include accommodation, travel arrangements or meals.