Programme schedule

(tentative - subject to changes)

 

 

24/6

10-12 AM

  • Welcome address by prof.dr. Dirk Vanheule (University of Antwerp)
  • 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 (Radboud University Nijmegen and University of Antwerp) 
Introduction to the European Union, European law and its legislative process

25/6

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

26/6

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

27/6

9-12 AM

Prof.dr. Melissa Vanmeenen (University of Antwerp)
Introduction to cross-border insolvency and cross-border rescue

1-4 PM

Library session

28/6

9-12 AM

Prof.dr. Daniël Cuypers (University of Antwerp) and Mr. Johan Kerremans (laywer, Janson)
Introduction to cross-border labour aspects

1-4 PM

Library session

1/7

9-12 AM

Prof. dr. Dirk Vanheule
Lecture on specialized cross-border issue: social dumping

1-4 PM

Prof. dr. Thalia Kruger and Prof. dr. Anne Van de Vijver

Tutorial relating to the case: aspects of international contracts and tax aspects

2/7

9-12 AM

Mr. Nicolas Engelmann (lawyer, Laga) and Ms. Mariya Otto (Deloitte)
Lecture on specialized cross-border issue: aggressive tax planning

1-4 PM

Prof.dr. Gamze Erdem Türkelli (University of Antwerp)
Lecture on specialized cross-border issue: companies and human rights

3/7

9-12 AM

Library session

1-4 PM

Prof. Filippo Annunziata (Bocconi University)
Guest lecture

4/7

9-12 AM

Prof. dr. Nuria Bermejo (Universidad Autonoma de Madrid)
Lecture on specialized cross-border issue: restructuring of cross-border groups of companies

1-4 PM

Library session

5/7

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. Esther van Zimmeren and Prof.dr. Robby Houben
Tutorial relating to the case: intellectual property and mergers & acquisitions aspects

4-6 PM

Closing ceremony