French Higher Education Fair – Ivory Coast – October 2016

Ivory Coast, from Thursday 6th October to Saturday 8th October 2016.

You want to study International Law, come and meet us in Abidjan – Ivory Coast

Sorbonne-Assas International Law School – Pantheon-Assas Paris II will participate to the first French Higher Education Fair that will take place in Félix Houphouët-Boigny University (Forum) in Abidjan – Ivory Coast , from Thursday 6th October to Saturday 8th October 2016.

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Vous souhaitez suivre des études en droit international, venez nous rencontrer a Abidjan – Cote d’Ivoire

Sorbonne-Assas International Law School – Pantheon-Assas Paris II au premier Salon de l’Enseignement Supérieur Français (SESF) a l’université de Félix Houphouët-Boigny (au Forum) d’Abidjan du jeudi 6 au samedi 8 octobre 2016.

Study in Europe Fair, 15 and 18 February 2016, South Africa

Meet with Pantheon- Assas Paris II/Sorbonne Assas International Law School representative Rania Soppelsa in South Africa.

Two one-day events will be organised in both Johannesburg (15 February) and Cape Town (18 February) where European higher education promotion agencies, embassies and higher education institutions will have the opportunity to inform South African students about their institutions, study programmes.

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The Future of Competition Law and Policy in the ASEAN Countries: Issues and Challenges

Co-organised by the Sorbonne Assas International Law School, Concurrences Journal and ESSEC Business School, the conference on “The Future of Competition Law and Policy in the ASEAN Countries” will be held on Thursday, 23 April 2015.

Event outline

This conference was conceived taking into consideration two timely elements: 1) The ASEAN Regional Guidelines on Competition Policy recommend the introduction in all ASEAN countries of nation-wide competition policy and law by 2015, and; 2) The International Competition Network (ICN) annual meeting will take place in Sidney from April 28 to May 1st, 2015. This conference delves into the issues raised by the implementation and enforcement of antitrust rules in the ASEAN countries and offers the opportunity to discuss the hottest topics with some of the most prominent local and international antitrust academics, enforcers, and practitioners

The Welcome Address will be delivered by Prof. Martine Bronner, Dean of ESSEC Asia-Pacific, and Prof. Daniel Cohen, Dean of Sorbonne Assas International Law School.

The Keynote Speech will be delivered by Aubeck Kam Tse Tsuen, President of the Singapore Competition Commission.

Session Chairpersons

Competition Law in ASEAN Countries: Local Specificities, Divergences and Convergence: Frédéric Jenny, Director of International Relations, Co-Director, European Center for Law and Economics, Professor at ESSEC Business School

The Role of ASEAN Guidelines on Competition Policy and the Economic Integration of the ASEAN Countries: Ian McEwin, University of Malaya; Visiting Professor, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok

Cross Border Merger Controls and Notifications in the ASEAN Context: Laurence Idot, Professor, University Sorbonne-Assas; Member, Competition Authority, Paris; President, Scientific Committee Concurrences Journal

Cartels and Leniency Applications in the ASEAN Countries: Dominique Lombardi, Lecturer, University Sorbonne-Assas

Speakers include, among others:

  • Allan FELS, University of Melbourne
  • Dhaniah AHMAD, Malaysia Competition Commisssion, Kuala Lumpur
  • Geronimo L. SY, Office for Competition, Department of Justice, Manila
  • Herbert FUNG, Director Business and Economics, Competition Commission of Singapore
  • John DAVIES, Competition Committee, OECD, Paris
  • Kala ANANDARAJAH, Rajah Tann, Singapore
  • Lee Jwee NGUAN, Director, Legal, Competition Commission of Singapore
  • Muhammad NAWIR MESSI, Indonesian Commission for the Supervision of Business Competition, Jakarta
  • Noah BRUMFIELD, White & Case, Washington DC
  • Siti NORMA YAAKOB, Malaysia Competition Commission, Kuala Lumpur
  • TOH Han Li, Chief Executive, Singapore Competition Commission
  • Wei TAN, Vice President, Compass Lexecon, Washington DC/Beijing
  • William E. KOVACIC, George Washington University Competition Law Centre, Washington DC

Event Details

Date and Time: Thursday, April 23, 2015 from 8:30 am to 6:00 pm

Venue: ESSEC Asia-Pacific 2, One-North Gateway Singapore 138502

View the agenda and register at this page.

Partnership agreement with the Paris Bar, France

Sorbonne-Assas International Law School-Asia signed an partnership agreement with the Paris Bar, France (L’Ordre des Avocats de Paris).

The agreement was signed during the meeting in the “Maison du Barreau” held in Paris on 11th February 2015 in the presence Mr. Jean-Louis Scaringella, Director, EFB Paris Bar School, Mr. Laurent Martinet, Vice-President of the Paris Bar Association, and Professor Guillaume LEYTE, President of Pantheon-Assas University, Professor Stephane Braconnier, Dean of Sorbonne – Assas International Law School-Asia.

The objective of the partnership is, in particular, to organise international executive programme for European Lawyers in Asia (Singapore).


Paris Campus – Welcome day – photo gallery

Welcome day – LL.M International Business Law 2015 class, Sorbonne Assas International Law School – Paris Campus

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Singapore Campus – Welcome Week 2015 – photo gallery

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Executive Program 2015 – Legal Environment for doing Business in China


TUESDAY 24th March 2015 to Thursday 26th March 2015
From 9:00am to 12:30pm

Venue: INSEAD – 1 Ayer Rajah Avenue, Singapore 138676

  • Over the past forty years, Chinese laws and legal institutions have developed quickly while in the meantime China was living deep economic, political and social reforms.
  • This course will first explore the impact of the recent and current economic and political context on the legal framework for doing business in China.
  • Then the course will develop an overview of the PRC legal system.
  • In a third part, the lecture will expose the range of legal vehicles available for foreign investors wishing to enter the Chinese market. In this part, a specific emphasis will be made on the practices recommended to optimize the protection of overseas investors’ interests in China, depending on the legal structure, and on specific issues relating to the management of foreign direct entities (shareholders’ control, investment strategy, financing, shareholders’ and managers’ liability).
  • Based on concrete examples, this course will be of interest to students looking to better understand the legal framework of setting up legal entities in China. The objective will be to give the audience a practical view of which entity can be set up in China and within which limits/ framework/ and constraints.
  • The course will also cover the general framework of the labor PRC law and social protection of workers in China. A specific focus on the rights and duties of employees/employers will be made.
  • The lecture will end by giving an overview of the Intellectual Property protection by the Chinese system.


DAY 1: Thursday 24th March 2015

Registration 8:30am – 9:00am
Legal Environment for Business in China – Part 1
  • Legal system and Justice in China
  • The legal framework for doing business in China
Tea break 10:30 am – 10:45 am
Speaker : Nathalie Boue 10:50 am – 12:30 pm
  • Labour law
  • The IPR protection
  • Q&A


DAY 2: Wednesday 25th March 2015

Legal Environment for Business in China – Part 2 9:00am – 10:30am
  • Presentation of the PRC Contracts Law
  • Commercial Contracts in China
Tea break 10:30 am – 10:45am
Speaker : Nathalie Boue 10:50 am – 12:30pm
  • Signing a commercial contract in China : General rules
  • Commercial contracts concluded between a foreign party and a Chinese party.
  • Q&A


DAY 3: Thursday 26th March 2015

Legal Environment for Business in China – Part 3 9:00am – 10:30am
  • The legal framework of Corporate law in China
  • The different types of entities
Tea break 10:30 am – 10:45am
Tea break 10:30 am – 10:45 am
Speaker : Nathalie Boue 10:50 am – 12:30pm
  • Organization and management of foreign invested companies
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Q&A



Nathalie Boué: business lawyer with more than 15 years of expertise in French, Chinese and Japanese laws.

She holds Master’s Degree from University Paris II in Corporate and Tax Law (1993), Industrial Property Law (1994) and a “Magistere” of Business and Tax Law (1993).

After graduating from ESSEC business school in 1996 and being admitted to the “Paris Bar” in 1997 as “Avocat a la Cour”, Nathalie practiced law in France during 10 years in the French law firm Casanova & Associés (Paris), where she used to advise French and European companies on distribution French law matters and business law matters. She gained also an intensive experience as a litigator on economic criminal law matters in front of the French courts.

Since 2007, Nathalie Boué is based in Asia.
There she advised foreign companies on Chinese law and Chinese practices, gaining extensive experience on a wide range of legal issues, including competition law, distribution, IP and labor law.

Ms. Boué helped foreign companies set up legal entities and negotiated and drafted many kinds of commercial and corporate cross-border transactions. As a member of the Board of the French Chamber of Commerce and Industry in China (CCIFC) from 2008 to 2010, she was actively involved in the local business community in Shanghai.

She has advised French and Japanese companies on all range of legal matters and notably on international mobility issues, cross-border transactions and doing legal business in Asia.

Nathalie Boué has frequently lectured in China, France, Spain and Japan on the legal environment in China over the last six years.

Thought her lectures, Nathalie Boué always focuses on giving concrete insights on the Chinese practices and the approach of the Chinese market by overseas investors.



Dates Length Location Tuition Fees*
TUESDAY 24th March 2015 to Thursday 26 March 2015 Total 10 hours INSEAD
SG$ 600 /per person

The participants are advised to arrive the evening before as the programme begins early in the morning.


CPD Accreditation

  • CPD points: 9 Public CPD Points.
  • Practice area: Corporate / Commercial.
  • Training category: General.

Attendance Policy

Participants who wish to claim CPD Points must comply strictly with the Attendance Policy set out in the CPD Guidelines. Participants are reminded to sign in on arrival and sign out at the conclusion of each day of the event in the manner required by the organiser. Participants must not be absent for each day of the event for more than 15 minutes. No points may be claimed for attending only Day 1, Day 2 or Day 3. Participants who do not comply with the Attendance Policy will not be able to obtain CPD Points for attending the activity.

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Please contact us at +65 6799 5500 Ext 209 or + 65 9326 7406 |
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Download our Registration Form  Executive Program 2015 – Legal Environment for doing Business in China and send it completed to:
Rania Soppelsa
1 Ayer Rajah, Singapore 138676 Tel: (65) 6799 5500 Ext 209 (65) 9326 7406

Study in Europe Fair 2014 – 27 September 2014

Sorbonne Assas – INTERNATIONAL LAW SCHOOL Will be present for this event held by the European Union Delegation to Singapore


Host / Sponsor: EU Delegation & Campus France Singapore –
Event Time: Sat 27-Sep-2014 – 9.00 a.m. to 5.00 p.m.
Venue: Suntee Singapore, Halls 307-308 and 325-326
View flyer/attachments: SIE2014 Flyer PDF

SAILS in collaboration with Campus France Singapore will offer a short presentation of Law study in France on the 27th of September 2014

Meet us at Study in Europe 2014 from 2:00pm , Campus France booth to find out more information about Law study and Sorbonne-Assas. For more information contact us at