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.



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.


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.


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


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


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


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.


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:


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”.

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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”.

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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


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.

Application for LLM International Business Law 2013 now available!

The application for LLM International Business Law 2013 Academic Year LL.M. program is now available! Click here to access the online application form. The deadline to apply is December 15, 2012.

United Nations Regional Course in International Law

UNITED NATIONS REGIONAL COURSE IN INTERNATIONAL LAW Bangkok, Thailand  from 12 to 30 November 2012

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Singapore – MICA Press Release

“Singapore is the latest in the long list of countries that have recently passed privacy laws. ”
Link : Singapore Ministry of Communication an Arts Website