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VAN DER ELST C. - Corporate Governance in the EU-28 (25h)

COURSE OBJECTIVE

The course aims to familiarize students with organizational governance structures of companies in different countries in the European Union. To this aim, the course first provides in an introduction in the governance structure of the public limited liability company. Next, corporate governance will be defined, its history explored and the recent (European) development studied. As the aim of corporate governance is mitigating corporate conflicts between corporate incumbents the students will be trained to identify these conflicts and provide in appropriate mitigating corporate governance mechanisms.

Professor: Christoph VAN DER ELST