Belgium, Antwerp

Companies crossing borders

when 20 August 2017 - 31 August 2017
language English
duration 2 weeks
fee EUR 600

The programme relates to companies crossing borders, and is composed of four parts:

Part 1: introductory lectures on key legal considerations for companies crossing borders; these lectures should enable the students to solve the case that will form the common theme throughout the summer school;
Part 2: exercises on the basis of a case relating to companies involved in a cross-border take-over situation; to be solved by the students in groups (sufficient time will be given to the students to solve the various questions included in the case study); students (per group) will have to submit various written reports of max. 3 pages each per set of questions relating to the case study at various intervals during the summer school; students (per group) will be required to orally present their findings in the various discussion lectures;
Part 3: tutorials allowing the students to discuss their solutions to the questions included in the case;
Part 4: lectures on specialised cross-borders issues - capita selecta.

Course leader

Prof. Dr. Robby Houben

Target group

Students with at least a degree of Bachelor in Laws or Economics or with similar competences (to be assessed on a case-by-case basis) are eligible for this summer school. Good command of English.

Credits info

3 ECTS

Fee info

EUR 600: Includes lectures, coffee breaks, lunches, social activities and a closing ceremony. Does not include accommodation or travel arrangements.