Advance Course in European Company Law took place at National University „Odessa Law Academy“, Ukraine

Advanced Course in European Company Law took place on 5th to 8th November 2015 in Tempus Centre at National University „Odessa Law Academy“. Advanced Course consisted of numerous lectures given by European and domestic legal experts, during which the attendees from Ukraine, Russia and the EU had opportunity to pose questions and to give their remarks. The aim of this Advanced Course was to introduce young researchers and teachers working at the co-beneficiaries in Partner Countries to current challenges in European Company Law – freedom of establishment, abuse of right to register company by third countries’ nationals, history of European economic integrations through centuries, supranational company forms, free movement of capital and new initiative called Capital Markets Union.

Domestic lecturers also gave their overview of management of company’s assets at Ukrainian financial markets, challenges and prospects of Ukrainian path to the EU as well as domestic competition law issues in light of EU law.

Special attention was given to legal and economic aspects of Ukrainian admission to the EU integrations. European perspectives were presented by Professor Hana Horak, Faculty of Economics and Business, University of Zagreb, Professor Rajko Knez, Faculty of Law, University of Maribor, Assistant Professor Kosjenka Dumančić, Faculty of Economics and Business, University of Zagreb, Assistant Zvonimir Šafranko, Faculty of Economics and Business, University of Zagreb, Assistant Kristijan Poljanec, Faculty of Economics and Business, University of Zagreb. On behalf of Partner Countries’ co-beneficiaries, lectures were given by Assistant Professor Mykhailo Katsyn, National University „Odessa Law Academy“, Julia Dorozhkina, lecturer at Donetsk National University, Vinnitsa, Assistant Professor Daryna Dvornichenko, National University „Odessa Law Academy“, Assistant Professor Dmytro Kova, National University „Odessa Law Academy“ and Assistant Professor Yulia Akimenko, National University „Odessa Law Academy“. Beside members of academic community, Advance Course was attended by 20 local students who got familiar with modern issues of EU law.

The course was an opportunity to meet President of the National University „Odessa Law Academy“ Sergei Kivalov and Rector Professor Volodymyr Zavalnuk, to sign into The  Book of Guests and press conference. During the meeting with University administration, Project Coordinator had a chance to discuss current issues and challenges of Ukrainian HE system and prospects of future collaboration between co-beneficiaries within the Project. Advanced Course ended with solemn ceremony at which the Certificates of Attendance were delivered to each attendee.

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