Lund University
European Business Law: Doing Business in Europe
Lund University

European Business Law: Doing Business in Europe

This course is part of European Business Law Specialization

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Julian Nowag
Hans Henrik Lidgard
Xavier Groussot

Instructors: Julian Nowag

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14 hours (approximately)
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What you'll learn

  • Understand the relevant regulations governing the internal European Union market and successfully analyse EU case law and draft case reports.

  • Establish and run a company within the European Union and employ staff and recognize workers’ rights and obligations.

  • Set up agreements and resolve cross-border disputes.

  • Comply with tax regulations and environmental standards.

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There are 6 modules in this course

The first module examines general business considerations as well as specific legal areas that are relevant when establishing and managing a company. It examines the complexities that arise when contracts have international components and the benefits of collaborating with middlemen. It concludes by considering contracts of transportation and its relationship with sale contracts.

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7 videos7 readings1 quiz

The second module examines the foundations of company theory and the agency theory. It looks into the distinction between a company’s internal/external relations, as well as public/private corporations. Finally, the module examines the harmonisation of company law on a EU level, including company law directives as well as the effect of the free-movement/establishment provisions on national company laws.

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6 videos5 readings1 quiz

The third module places Labour law within a wider EU framework. It explores the important relationship between the internal market, the fundamental freedoms and national Labour law regulations. It focuses on the freedom to provide services, the freedom of establishment and the right to collective action. It also goes into further detail about how Labour law regulates employment rights and Equality law.

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7 videos5 readings1 quiz

The fourth module covers Tax and Environmental law issues within the framework of doing business in Europe. It describes the EU law principles on the area of tax and the conditions that need to be fulfilled by national taxation measures to comply with EU law. The module includes a final lecture on Environmental law and how its provisions depending on the situation might both create barriers to trade and/or enhance economic prosperity.

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8 videos6 readings1 quiz

The fifth module discusses how Private International law considerations are necessary for the proper functioning of the internal market. It also examines the legal basis of EU’s legislative competence regarding Private International law. Business relationships and disputes often have international implications. Therefore, the module examines how to determine which country’s legal system is applicable and the regulations guarding procedural situations that have an international character.

What's included

6 videos5 readings1 quiz

The Case Clinic will equip learners with the necessary skills to read and understand case law, and in particular the case law of the European Union. It will present techniques on how to read cases and the most commonly used format to write case reports. The module will develop the learners’ analytical and drafting skills, requesting them to analyze a case and draft a summary. The module concludes with a voluntary peer-graded assignment in the form of a case report.

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5 videos2 readings1 peer review

Instructors

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4.7 (56 ratings)
Julian Nowag
Lund University
4 Courses91,702 learners
Hans Henrik Lidgard
Lund University
3 Courses60,127 learners
Xavier Groussot
Lund University
3 Courses60,127 learners

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