Programme schedule

(tentative - subject to changes)

20/8

10-12 AM

  • Welcome address by prof.dr. Dirk Vanheule (University of Antwerp, Dean of the Faculty of Law)
  • Introduction to the summer school and to the case by prof.dr. Robby Houben (University of Antwerp)

1-4 PM

Prof.dr. Henri de Waele (University of Antwerp and Radboud University Nijmegen) 

Introduction to the European Union, European law and its legislative process

21/8

9-12 AM

Prof.dr. Esther van Zimmeren (University of Antwerp)

Introduction to cross-border intellectual property aspects

1-4 PM

Prof.dr. Robby Houben 

Introduction to cross-border mergers and acquisitions

22/8

9-12 AM

Prof.dr. Anne Van de Vijver (University of Antwerp)

Introduction to cross-border tax aspects

1-4 PM

Prof. dr. Thalia Kruger (University of Antwerp and University of Cape Town) and Mr. Luc Demeyere (lawyer, Contrast)

Introduction to international contracts, focusing on clauses relating to applicable law and the competent court / arbitration versus domestic courts

23/8

9-12 AM

Prof.dr. Daniël Cuypers (University of Antwerp)

Introduction to cross-border labour aspects

1-4 PM

Library session

24/8

9-12 AM

Prof.dr. Melissa Vanmeenen (University of Antwerp)

Introduction to cross-border insolvency and cross-border rescue

1-4 PM

Library session

27/8

9-12 AM

Prof. dr. Justin Borg-Barthet (University of Aberdeen)

Lecture on specialized cross-border issue: cross-border transfer of the company seat

1-4 PM

Library session

28/8

9-12 AM

Library session

1-4 PM

Library session

29/8

9-12 AM

Mr. Nicolas Engelmann (lawyer, Laga)

Lecture on specialized cross-border issue: aggresive tax planning

1-4 PM

Prof.dr. Robby Houben and Prof. dr. Anne Van de Vijver

Tutorial relating to the case: mergers & acquisitions and tax aspects

30/8

9-12 AM

Prof.dr.Esther van Zimmeren and Prof. dr. Thalia Kruger

Tutorial relating to the case: intellectual property aspects and aspects of international contracts

1-4 PM

Prof. dr. Dirk Vanheule

Lecture on specialized cross-border issue: social dumping

31/8

9-12 AM

Prof.dr. Melissa Vanmeenen and Prof. dr. Daniël Cuypers

Tutorial relating to the case: insolvency and labour aspects

1-4 PM

Prof.dr. Arne Vandenbogaerde (University of Antwerp)

Lecture on specialized cross-border issue: companies and human rights

4-6 PM

Closing ceremony