Reception for participants of the conference on “The Future of Competition Law and Policy in the ASEAN Countries”

The participants of the conference on “The Future of Competition Law and Policy in the ASEAN Countries” held at ESSEC Business School on April 23 were invited by Mr. Benjamin DUBERTET Read more

Short Program – March 11th to March 27th, 2015

The Sorbonne International Law School short program is a 3-week academic program giving the students an in-depth and concrete knowledge on international business transactions law.

This short courses program allows students to get familiar with International Business Law major topics and acquire a theoretical and practical understanding through lectures, case study group work and other exercises.

The Sorbonne Assas International Law School Singapore campus is located in INSEAD Business School campus, easy access, and relaxed environment.
The short program is also an opportunity to discover the city of Singapore.

 

CURRICULUM

The courses offered by the program include:

• States and International Trade Law

Syllabus: main principles and rules of international trade law: international contracts and BOT (Build-Operate-Transfer Contracts); public-private international partnerships; litigation related to State contracts.
Objectives and skills targeted: Acquiring in depth knowledge of legal mechanisms governing international public-private partnerships.

• Mergers and Acquisitions

Syllabus: The various forms of companies and concentrations between enterprises. The rules governing mergers and acquisitions in an international environment.
Objectives and skills targeted: Acquiring the capacity to identify the different types of business mergers and to identify the most efficient legal structure.

• LEGAL ENVIRONMENT FOR DOING BUSINESS IN CHINA

Syllabus: Presentation of the legal environment for doing business in China and introduction to the Chinese legal system; IP laws and labour laws; corporate law and M&A; commercial contracts in China.
Concrete insights on the legal practices in China and the approach of the Chinese market by overseas investors. Acquire concrete knowledge of the legal environment for doing business in China and the legal framework for setting up an entity, operating a business, recruiting staff, acquiring a company, negotiating and concluding a commercial contract with a Chinese counterpart.

FACULTY

 

Stéphane Braconnier

Stéphane Braconnier

Professor of Law- Paris Panthéon-Assas University (Sorbonne Alliance)

Stéphane Braconnier manages the Master program in "Economic Public Law". He is also Dean of Sorbonne-Assas International Law School - Asia, set up in Singapore in 2011.

He holds undisputed expertise in several fields of Public Business law: Public Procurement law, outsourcing of public activities, Public-Private Partnerships, Energy and Public Competition law.

He is the author of numerous publications on these subjects and has frequently moderated seminars and training sessions in both France and abroad.

He is expert for the European Commission, the European Parliament and for the Commission of "Union Economique et Monétaire Ouest-Africaine".

Laurent Convert

Laurent Convert

Associate Professor

Laurent Convert is associate Professor at Paris II University (Panthéon- Assas). He worked as a lawyer in London and Madrid, and made a work of research on comparative Company Law. His interest in the international field leads him to lecture regularly in deferent continents.

He is part of several international programs in which he provides courses in International and European Business Law to students coming from the USA (Northern Illinois University - NIU). He also provides courses of Business law and Company Law to students coming from China (University of Nankai).

Nathalie Boué

Nathalie Boué

Business lawyer

Nathalie Boué is an adjunct teacher of Chinese business law at Temple University in Tokyo (Japan) and Sorbonne Assas International Law School (Singapore campus).

Since 2007, Nathalie Boué is based in Asia. As a member of the Board of the French Chamber of Commerce and Industry in China (CCIFC) from 2008 to 2010 and a practising lawyer, she was actively involved in the local business community in Shanghai and was a frequent speaker on legal issues related to doing legal business in China and international mobility issues.

Through her experiences in law firms in China (Shanghai) and Japan (Tokyo), she has gained extensive expertise in advising foreign companies on investing in Asia, Chinese business law matters and corporate cross-border transactions.

SHORT PROGRAM INFORMATION

This course deals mainly with practical case studies and certain key subjects.

SORBONNE-ASSAS INTERNATIONAL LAW SCHOOL CAMPUS

Any student following our short program will fully enjoy all the facilities of our campus: situated within Singapore’s knowledge hub, the campus has since grown and covers an area of some 20,000 square metres with eight amphitheatres, numerous teaching rooms and discussion areas, an auditorium, full wireless Internet access, a 24-hour library and fitness facility.

ELIGIBLE TO APPLY FOR THE SHORT PROGRAM COURSES

Participants are required to have reasonable good level of speaking English as the program will be conducted in English.

CERTIFICATE IN INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS LAW

A Certificate in International Business Law will be issued at the end of the Short Program for all the participants.

CULTURE AND NETWORKING

We will organize a visit of Singapore; we will take you on Singapore City Gallery where you will discover the story of the nation’s planning efforts, physical transformation – past, present and future.
A visit of one of the international organizations based in Singapore, or any institution, bank, law firm, or corporation to give you a much better understanding of Singapore and the Supreme Court of Singapore.

APPLICATION AND FEES

Registration is open for everyone with master level or LLB, executives or legal practitioners
Short program schedule:
from March 11th (Wednesday), to March 27th (Friday), 2015

Program fees: 3,200 Euros, including courses, documentation for courses and case studies, participation to incentive events, housing during the whole period of time of the short program (18 nights in twin rooms or 2 bedrooms apartment).

  • Option 1: 3 200 Euros with housing (18 nights in twin rooms or 2 bedrooms apartment)
  • Option 2: 2 500 Euros without housing


Does not include: airfare & travel expenses in and outside Singapore, extra nights, return tickets from field trip. destinations, insurance, meals and other living expenses.

More information and application: rania.soppelsa@sorbonne-assas-ils.org

 

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JFR Launch Conference – Regulating moral hazard, July 11-12, 2014

REGULATING MORAL HAZARD, July 11-12, 2014

 

Inaugural Conference of the Journal of Financial Regulation

Venue : University Paris II, 12 place du Panthéon, 75005 Paris

The threat of moral hazard has played an influential role in shaping post-crisis policy debates about the optimal role and limits of financial regulation as a means of constraining socially excessive risk-taking.
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Simultaneously, however, our understanding of moral hazard – its potential sources, its impact on financial markets and institutions, and the most appropriate regulatory responses – is far from complete.

Read more: http://journaloffinancialregulation-conference.com/index.html

Participation is free. Please register before June 20, 2014

Conference programme update

International Summer Courses – June 30th 2014 to July 18th 2014

A brand new summer course, delivered by Sorbonne Assas International Law School, has been created to introduce master level or LLB or professionals to International Finance legal aspects.

This unique 3 week courses will allow students or professionals from all over the world to understand various practices related to the International financing corporate structures, financial structures, commitment papers, and tax law with a legal practitioner’s perspectives.

The Sorbonne Assas International Law School Singapore campus is located in INSEAD Business School campus, easy access, and relaxed environment. The summer program is also an opportunity to discover the city of Singapore.

 

CURRICULUM

The courses offered by the program include:

  1. Corporate Structures: in different countries in Asia
  2. Corporate Structure and MandA: you will compare the pro and cons of setting up a wholly-owned enterprise, a joint venture, a representative office and/or branch across the various jurisdictions in the region using different case studies.
  3. International Structured Finance and Derivatives: in the manufacturing and production, especially in the infrastructure sector. This course will allow the attendee to examine various practices related to structuring, documentation and execution of structured finance and derivatives transactions.
  4. International finance introduction and commitment papers.
    • Credit agreement workshop
    • Subordination; Subordinated Debt
    • Inter creditor and other issues
  5. International Tax law: general overview of corporate taxes, double tax treaties and free trade agreement in the ASEAN region.

FACULTY

Caroline Bérubé

Caroline Bérubé

HJM Asia Law - Managing Partner

Caroline has been working in Asia for 18 years with SMEs, MNCs and foreign banks, advising them in the field of commercial law, intellectual property, human resources and M&A in the Asia Pacific region.

She is highly regarded for her legal expertise in setting up legal and tax corporate structures in Asia and navigating the challenges related to investment in Asia.

Mohamed Dafir

Mohamed Dafir

Volguard - Managing director

Dafir has been consulting for private financial institutions as well as governmental and supranational organizations in Asia. He has over 13 years of experience in Financial Markets and Research & Development.

He was Regional Head of Commodity Structuring at Standard Chartered Bank.

Post Graduate Research Degree from the National Polytechnic Institute of Toulouse and an MBA from INSEAD.

Tim Fourteau

Tim Fourteau

Latham & Watkins – Associate

Tim?s practice covers a variety of transactional matters including project development and finance transactions, bank and acquisition financings and private equity transactions.

Tim has experience representing lenders, underwriters, sponsors, developers and private equity investors in connection with a wide variety of international projects.

Prior to joining Latham in early 2011, Tim practiced in the New York office of Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer.


SUMMER COURSES INFORMATION

This course deals mainly with practical case studies and certain key subjects.

ELIGIBLE TO APPLY FOR THE SUMMMER COURSES

Participants are required to have reasonable good level of speaking English as the program will be conducted in English.

CERTIFICATE IN INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS LAW

The school will be issued a certificate in International Finance Law at the end of the summer program for all the participants.

CULTURE AND NETWORKING

We will organize a visit of Singapore; we will take you on Singapore City Gallery where you will discover the story of the nation’s planning efforts, physical transformation – past, present and future.
A visit of one of the international organizations based in Singapore, or any institution, bank, law firm, or corporation to give you a much better understanding of Singapore and the Supreme Court of Singapore.

APPLICATION AND FEES

Registration is open for ever yone with master level or LLB, executives or legal practioners.
Summers courses schedule:
June 30, 2014 (Monda y) to July 18, 2014 (Friday)

Program fees: including: courses, documentation for courses and case studies, participation to incentive events.

  • Option 1: 2 500 Euros without housing
  • Option 2: 3 200 Euros with housing (19 nights in twin rooms or 2 bedrooms apartment)

Does not include: airfare & travel expenses in and outside Singapore, return tickets from field trip destinations, insurance, meals and other living expenses

More information and application: rania.soppelsa@sorbonne-assas-ils.org

APPLY ONLINE NOW

Paris Campus ” Welcome Day 2014 ” photo gallery

Have a look to our new Facebook page where your will find pictures from the special event: “Paris Campus – Welcome Day for the 2014 class”.

Our new Facebook page: facebook.com/sorbonneassasils

Singapore Campus – Welcome Day 2014 – photo gallery

Have a look to our new Facebook page where your will find pictures from the special event: “Singapore Campus – Welcome Day for the 2014 class”.

Our new Facebook page: facebook.com/sorbonneassasils

Study in Europe Fair 2013 – 28 September 2013

Sorbonne Assas – INTERNATIONAL LAW SCHOOL Will be present for this event held by Eurocham (European Chamber of Commerce – Singapore)

Host / Sponsor: EU Delegation & EuroCham
Event Time: Sat 28-Sep-2013 8:00 AM
Venue: Raffles Hotel Ballroom – Level 3
View flyer/attachments: SIE2013_Flyer.pdf

This fair is an excellent opportunity to for students to gain a better understanding of the 27 European countries that are available for higher studies – and you will be spoilt with the widest choices you can have. There are more than 6,000 higher education institutions open to anyone with the appropriate qualifications.

Studying in the EU also costs less than you think! There are many scholarships available that can help you cover the cost of studying in Europe… Read more.

Photo Gallery: Breakfast Talk 5th December 2012

Link: https://www.sorbonne-assas-ils.org/free-breakfast-talk-december-5th-at-8-30-am/

The FCCS of Singapore and Sorbonne Assas International Law School hosted a Breakfast talk on Wednesday 5 December with speaker Stéphane Braconnier Dean of Sorbonne Assas campus Singapore.

Stéphane Braconnier gave a presentation on why Sorbonne Assas International Law School is a unique European Law School in Asia. The presentation also gave some information and initiatives of the international school, in particular, the launch of an Executive education programme customized for specific sectors.

 

FREE BREAKFAST TALK – December, 5th at 8.30 am

Sorbonne Assas International Law School is pleased to invite you to a Breakfast Talk titled: “Join Sorbonne Assas International Law School in Singapore”.

This event is organized on December 5th, 2012, from 08.30 am to 10.00 am at FCCS Boardroom (FCCS, 541 Orchard Road, #09-01 Liat Towers, Singapore 238881).

This breakfast talk will be lead by Mr. Stéphane BRACONNIER, Dean of Sorbonne Assas International Law School in Singapore.

Stéphane BRACONNIER is Professor of Law at Paris II University (Panthéon-Assas), where he is managing the Master program in “Economic Public Law”. He holds undisputed expertise in several fields of Public Business law : Public Procurement law, outsourcing of Public services and Public-Private Partnerships, Public Competition law. He is the author of numerous publications on these subjects and has frequently moderated seminars and training sessions in both France and abroad. He is expert for European Commission, European Parliament and for the Commission of “Union Economique et Monétaire Ouest-Africaine”. He is member of Council for Guidance and assessment of the French Institute for PPP (I.G.D.) and Chair of the Public-Private Partnerships Professional School.