LL.M. in International and European Law
Business & Competition Law

  • Master 1: LL.M. in International & European Law/Bilingual – Business Law
  • Master 2: Advanced LL.M. in International & European Business & Competition Law

The LL.M. in international & european business & competition law offers a specialisation in business law, in particular competition law, contract law, company and insolvency law. This programme provides a significant percentage of lessons in English (about 50%) by teachers and practitioners
with a solid international business experience.

Prerequisites

  • Holder of a law degree or a master 1 of law or equivalent
  • Good level in English (C1 according to the Common European Framework)
  • Applications are considered with regard in particular to the level of English and knowledge in Business Law (student report and interview)

Accredited diploma by the French State with Toulouse Capitole 1 University
« Master Droit, Economie, Gestion
– mention Droit international
– parcours type Droit des Affaires et de la Concurrence »

Training site : campus Lille

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  • 100% of the LL.M in international and european business & competition law were in employment and/or further study six months after graduating.
  • 70% of courses are taught in English.

Partners and Events

  • Business Case Day : together with the DLGA Law Firm Lille France, the M2 DAC programme organises each year the 24 hours competition « Business Case Day ». The students have 24 hours to solve practical cases in business law and present the solutions in the front of a panel of experts. The first prize consists in a long term traineeship. in 2018, 3 traineeships have been afforded:
    1) Mobilis Company
    2) BPN
    3) DLGA Law Firm
    About dlga law firm

 

  • The M2 DAC programme welcomes the annual meeting of the business and Financial law SIG, ELI Vienna, on January 2019, 25th.
    Watch the event trailer

 

  • On February 2019 7th, our students welcome Mrs Florence Raynal as a special guest for the seminar Data Protection and crossborder Mobility of Data.
    Programme & registration

Aims of the programme

The Master Program in international & european business & competition law offers during the first year of the Master Program (Master 1) abroad specialisation in the international and european practice of business law. In particular, the Master 1 program focuses on several fondamental aspects of business law, such as competition law, contract law, intellectual property law, transport law, criminal business law, company and insolvency law. Moreover, this program provides a significant percentage of lessons in english (about 75%) by teachers and practitioners with a solid international business experience.

During the second year of the Master (Master 2), the program of study provides a strong focus in competition law. The main courses deal with essential aspects of national, european and international competition law such as : cartels and abuse of dominance, mergers, state aid, comparative competition law EU/US, procedural aspects of competition law. Complementary courses dealing with business law topics linked to competition are also provided, such as law of the companies in an international environnement, mergers and acquisitions, supply contracts. As in master 1, 90% of the courses within the master 2 are taught in english by academics and experts with international legal expertise.

Assets

Pedagogy

  • The Master 1 is 75% taught in English.
  • The Master 2 is 90% taught in English.
  • Participation in International moot courts: Master 1 students take part to the Vis moot in commercial arbitrage, Viena, Austria; Master 2 students take part to the competition law moot court, King’s college, London.
  • Interactive seminars with high intellectual exchange between the professor and the students ; study based on a practical approach, where students are helped to apply legal theory to concret hypothesis.
  • Within the Master 2 program some seminars take place inhouse, which means, they are held in relevant institions or law firms. By example, students benefit from study visits at the French and Belgium competition authorities, EU Commission, OCDE and law firms based in Brussels and Paris.

Professional project

  • Possibility of internship abroad (company, institution, law firm or summer university) or in France in an international company or law firm.
  • Meetings with law practitioners especially during the annual IELS international Job Dating & Careers.
  • Individual help for your professional project and your studies.
  • Visiting professors providing an interesting network for jobs and internships.

LL.M. in International & European Law/Bilingual – Business Law (Master 1)

60 ECTS credits – 600h+60h

FUNDAMENTAL UNIT 1 / 240 h

  • International Responsibility & Litigation
  • International Private Law
  • European company law
  • Contentieux européens
  • EU policies
  • Human Rights & Fundamental Liberties
  • International Arbitration
  • International Private Law

FUNDAMENTAL UNIT 2 / 192 h

  • Competition Law
  • Droit des entreprises en difficulté
  • Company Law
  • Droit des contrats
  • Intellectual Property
  • International Trade Law
  • Transport Law
  • Droit pénal des affaires

UNIT OF LEGAL PRACTICE / 104 h

  • Advanced International Law Clinic
  • Research Seminar in International and EU Law

LANGUAGES / 64 h

  • Legal English
  • German / Spanish / French as foreign language

LL.M. in International & European Business & Competition Law (Master 2)

30 ECTS credits – 464h

FUNDAMENTAL UNIT 1 / 192 h

  • Law of companies in an international environnement
  • Comparative competition legal systems
  • Competition law: State Aids
  • Competition law : Mergers
  • Droit français de la concurrence
  • Fusions Acquisitions
  • Droit de la distribution
  • Procédure en droit de la concurrence

FUNDAMENTAL UNIT 2 / 144 h

  • Pratique du droit français de la concurrence
  • Practice of international trade law
  • Practice of the law of companies in an international environnement
  • Cartels and abuse of dominance
  • Practice of competition law and intellectual property
  • Economics of competition law

LANGUAGES / 64 h

  • Legal English
  • German / Spanish / French as foreign language

INTERNATIONAL LAW CULTURE UNIT / 72 h

• Research Seminar in International and EU law
• Advanced International Law Clinic
• Legal English
• German / Spanish / French as foreign language

PROFESSIONAL INTEGRATION UNIT /

  • Advanced International Law Clinic
  • Internship 3-6 months + repport
  • Master thesis
  • Cycle de séminaire recherche: digitalisation / droit de la concurrence /
    droit des affaires

Academic team

Andra COTIGA

Professeur HDR - Co-Directrice de l'IELS - Responsable du master Droit international et européen, Droit des affaires et de la concurrence

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Andra COTIGA

Professeur HDR - Co-Directrice de l'IELS - Responsable du master Droit international et européen, Droit des affaires et de la concurrence

Andra COTIGA-RACCAH est docteur en droit privé depuis 2010. L’intitulé de sa thèse est le suivant : « La concurrence institutionnelle dans l’Union Européenne : l’exemple du droit des sociétés ». Elle est professeur des universités catholiques depuis 2015, permanente de la Faculté depuis septembre 2010, directrice du Master 2 droit international et européen parcours droit des affaires et de la concurrence, co-directrice de l’International and European Law School (IELS), permanente de la Faculté et membre du C3RD. Elle enseigne les matières de droit international des sociétés et d’european contrat law. Ses domaines de recherches sont le droit commercial, le droit international privé et le droit européen et international des sociétés et de l’insolvabilité. Elle est membre du Global Legal Network (GLN) qui travaille sur les risques en droit européen.

Mail : andra.cotiga-raccah@univ-catholille.fr

Tel : 03.20.13.40.65

Catherine BOUCHET

Coordinatrice Masters, Assistante des études Masters DIE Chargée du développement des Relations Internationales

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Catherine BOUCHET

Coordinatrice Masters, Assistante des études Masters DIE Chargée du développement des Relations Internationales

Mail: catherine.bouchet@univ-catholille.fr

Tél. : 03.59.56.69.67

Master 1

Semestre 1

Unité fondamentale

  • Mamadou HEBIE – Ilias PLAKOKEFALOS : International Responsability and Litigation
  • Aurélien RACCAH : European Legal Proceedings
  • Alissa PELATAN – Mominik DUSTERHAUS : International Private Law
  • Andra RACCAH : European Company Law

Unité d’approfondissement

  • Jindrich KLOUB : Competition Law
  • Véronique GONCALVES : Insolvency Law
  • Alexia ARMAOS : Contract Law
  • Michael OTTLEY – Véronique GONCALVES : Company Law

Module exploitation des savoirs

  • Aurélien RACCAH : Research Seminar in International and EU Law
  • Georgios ANDRIOTIS : Advanced International Clinic Law (compétition internationale des plaidoiries)

Semestre 2

Unité fondamentale

  • Antonio DEL SOLE : EU Policies

Unité d’approfondissement

  • Vincent CASSIERS : Intellectual Property
  • Florin DASCALESCU : International Trade Law
  • Mélanie BRUNEAU : International Transport Law
  • Jean-Baptiste POTIER : Criminal Business Law

Module exploitation des savoirs

  • Aurélie VILLANUEVA : Advanced International Clinic Law
  • Aurélien RACCAH : Research Seminar in International and EU Law

Job & careers/ Study opportunities

  • Master 1 : business lawyer with a solid background in international and european general business law (company and insolvency law, contract law, competition law, ntellectual property law, commercial arbitrage).
  • Master 2 : business lawyer, specialised in competition law.
  • Master 1 and Master 2 students may take the bar exam in France or upon equivalence of their studies in other EU member states.
  • Master 1 students may be part of an international exchange program such as the Erasmus program and study abroad during one or two semester of the Master 1.
  • Master 1 students may integrate french and european universities in Master 2 if they wish so.
  • Master 2 students may be part of a double degree exchange program with the Delaware Law School, Widener University USA (second semester of the Master 2 shall take place in US, a double degree diploma shall be delivered comprising the Master 2 diploma and the LL.M diploma.
  • Student shaving completed the exchange program with the Delaware law school may present the New York Bar exam.

Avocat en droit des affaires

Juriste d'entreprise

Responsable juridique

100%

Taux de placement à 6 mois

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