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Approx. 11 hours to complete

Suggested: 6 weeks of study, 10-15 hours/week...

English

Subtitles: English, Greek

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1
3 hours to complete

Making Business Transactions

7 videos (Total 77 min), 7 readings, 1 quiz
7 videos
Strategic Choices13m
Contractual Arrangements in Europe10m
General International Sales Conditions8m
Operating through Middlemen12m
Transportation and Insurance10m
A Practitioner's View-Anders Steen16m
7 readings
Course Instructions10m
Synopsis10m
Strategic Choices10m
Contractual Arrangements in Europe10m
General International Sales Conditions10m
Operating through Middlemen10m
Transportation and Insurance10m
1 practice exercise
Making Business Transactions20m
Week
2
2 hours to complete

Establishing a Company

6 videos (Total 52 min), 5 readings, 1 quiz
6 videos
Fundamental Company Law Concepts2m
The European Framework for Company Law10m
Running a Company9m
Company Governance and Control9m
A Practitioner's View-Mikael Wahlgren14m
5 readings
Developing a Strategy10m
Fundamental Company Law Concepts10m
The European Framework for Company Law10m
Running a Company10m
Company Governance and Control10m
1 practice exercise
Establishing a Company20m
Week
3
3 hours to complete

Employing and Working in Europe

7 videos (Total 81 min), 5 readings, 1 quiz
7 videos
Restructuring Enterprises and Information7m
Equality Law14m
Flexible Working Conditions8m
Freedom to Provide Services14m
Crisis4m
A Practitoner's View-Jenny Welander Wadström19m
5 readings
Introduction10m
Restructuring of Enterprises10m
Equality Law10m
Flexible Working Conditions10m
Freedom to Provide Services10m
1 practice exercise
Employing and Working in Europe20m
Week
4
2 hours to complete

Paying Taxes and Complying with Environmental Standards

7 videos (Total 57 min), 6 readings, 1 quiz
7 videos
Regulating taxation in the EU7m
Indirect Taxation8m
Direct Taxation8m
Complying with Environmental Standards8m
Identifying Environmental Standards7m
A Practitoner's View- Tonie Persson9m
6 readings
Tax Law Policy10m
Regulating Taxation in the EU10m
Indirect taxation10m
Direct Taxation10m
Complying with Environmental Standards10m
Identifying Environmental Standards10m
1 practice exercise
Paying Taxes and Complying with Environmental Standards20m
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Top reviews from European Business Law: Doing Business in Europe

By SAMar 17th 2019

It is a great course which will help you to understand the functioning of the European Unino.

By CJApr 2nd 2017

Extremely well prepared, interesting material and great teachers.

Instructors

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Julian Nowag

Senior Lecturer
Faculty of Law
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Hans Henrik Lidgard

Senior Professor
Faculty of Law
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Xavier Groussot

Pro Dean and Professor
Faculty of Law
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Mia Rönnmar

Dean and Professor
Faculty of Law
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Cécile Brokelind

Professor
Department of Business Law
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Sanja Bogojevic

Associate Professor
Faculty of law
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Michael Bogdan

Senior Professor
Faculty of Law

About Lund University

Lund University was founded in 1666 and has for a number of years been ranked among the world’s top 100 universities. The University has 47 700 students and 7 500 staff based in Lund, Sweden. Lund University unites tradition with a modern, dynamic, and highly international profile. With eight different faculties and numerous research centres and specialized institutes, Lund is the strongest research university in Sweden and one of Scandinavia's largest institutions for education and research. The university annually attracts a large number of international students and offers a wide range of courses and programmes taught in English. In addition, International Institute for Industrial Environmental Economics (IIIEE) is part of the university and works to advance strategies for sustainable solutions through cutting edge interdisciplinary research, high-quality innovative education, and effective communication and strong partnerships. ...

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  • At the end of this course, you will have a basic understanding of how to:

    · Understand the relevant regulations governing the internal European Union market

    · Establish and run a company within the European Union

    · Employ staff and recognize workers’ rights and obligations

    · Comply with tax regulations and environmental standards

    · Set up agreements and resolve cross-border disputes

    · Successfully analyse EU case law and draft case reports

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