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Law and Economics: Corporate Governance after the Financial Crisis and Mergers and Acquisitions

Corporations and Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A) provide excellent case studies for Law & Economics. This special track deals with these two subjects. This is a very suitable course for students who are keen to appreciate an international, non-mainstream, multidisciplinary and interactive approach to Corporate Governance and M&A. In this track the effects of the Covid-19 Crisis on Corporate Governance and Mergers and Acquisitions will also be dealt with.

Corporate Governance after the Financial and Covid-19 Crises

Failing Corporate governance of financial institutions has often been mentioned as an important cause of the crisis. Consequently, having a deeper understanding how Corporate boards are formed and how they act have become a topic of increasing importance. It also is already clear that the Covid-19 crisis will have a material effect on corporate governance. Do you want to know how corporations are directed and how we can make them perform better? This course will provide you with the answers!

European Competition Law and Economics: Cartels and Other Evils

This course deals with the effects of European Competition Law on the behavior of businesses in the European Union (EU). An effective common market within the EU requires a fair and undistorted competition. Hence the European Commission (EC) vigorously attacks cartels and abuses of power by monopolists. A recent example of a Cartel is the ‘cooperation’ between 7 seven international banks – Barclays, RBS, Citigroup, JPMorgan, and MUFG by participating in a foreign exchange spot trading cartel. In this case the European Commission imposed a total fine of € 1.07 billion in 2019.