2015.10.19 | Research news

International rights rarely make it to Danish workers

Several EU rules meant to protect the rights of Danish workers have not been properly implemented in the Danish labour market. In various cases, Danes suffering from e.g. physical or mental disabilities have been caught in the middle. Researcher from Aarhus University has received DKK 1.7 million to explore the extent of the problem.

The Competition Council makes decisions within the scope of the Danish Competition Act in cases of either fundamental or major importance e.g. in connection with major mergers, anti-competitive agreements or when companies abuse their dominant positionPhoto: Colourbox
Pernille Wegener Jessen
Philipp Schröder

2015.10.02 | People

New and trimmed down Competition Council with no less than two researchers from Aarhus BSS

Professor of economics Philipp Schröder and associate professor of law Pernille Wegener Jessen are both at the table in the new Danish Competition Council which has trimmed down from 18 to only seven members.

2015.09.09 | Business and finance

Establishing a framework for European business and industry

Professor Paul Krüger Andersen has headed the first comparative analysis of company laws in the EU member states and have formulated a series of best practice recommendations. Several EU countries have already implemented parts of the recommendations which are expected to strengthen European business and industry.

2015.05.20 | Society and politics

Aarhus University assumes chairmanship of the UN centre for children’s rights

The rights of children have been described in the UN’s Convention of the Rights of the Child. But given that the convention must accommodate 194 countries with widely different cultural practices, the convention is too unspecific and allows for the rules to be interpreted differently. This is one among the many aspects that AU’s children and…

2015.01.12 | Sports Law RU, People

Jens Evald appointed CAS Arbitrator

As of 1 January 2015, Professor Jens Evald from Aarhus University has been appointed arbitrator of the Court of Arbitration for Sport, also known as CAS, in Lausanne, Switzerland.

2014.11.19 | News from the management

AMBA accreditation for School of Business and Social Sciences

School of Business and Social Sciences has been granted the AMBA accreditation from the internationally recognised accreditation association that awards accreditations to MBA programmes.

2014.10.14 | News from the management

EQUIS accreditation to activities pertaining to the field of management and business studies

School of Business and Social Sciences (BSS) has just received the official letter from EFMD’s Awarding Body stating that the school’s activities that pertain to the field of management and business studies (i.e. the Departments of Business Administration, Business Communication and Economics of Business) are granted EQUIS accreditation for the…

2014.10.10 | Research news

4.3 million towards defining the duties of shareholders

In the future, shareholders will undoubtedly be given more duties in the companies in which they hold shares. With DKK 4.3 million from the Danish Council for Independent Research, a researcher from the Department of Law at AU will be examining the framework in which shareholders must operate in the future.

2014.08.26 | Research news, IntraLaw

Top U.S. lawyer to contribute to Arctic research at AU

Professor (LLD) Edward Canuel, an American diplomat and professor at the U.S. Military Academy (West Point) in New York, has been appointed honorary professor at Aarhus University. His focus: comparative law and socio-economic legal studies, with special emphasis on the Arctic. Edward’s inaugural lecture will take place on 24 October.

2014.05.27 | Public/media

Foreigners are keen to read about a Danish lawyer

Jens Evald’s biographical work about the great Danish jurisprudential thinker Alf Ross is now being published in England and the U.S. The book caused a great deal of debate when it was first published in Denmark in 2010. Not least due to the book’s assessment of Ross’ impact on contemporary law.

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