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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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Mon 28 May
12:00-13:30 | Juridisk Institut, Aarhus Universitet, bygning 1410, lokale 247
Multi-level governance – a theory of European integration originating in political science
Foredrag på dansk - arrangeret af Niels Skovmand Rasmussen, SDU og Tanja Jørgensen, AU
Wed 25 Apr
10:00-16:00 | Aarhus University, Denmark
CVG Symposium
International Symposium 25-26 April. Today, production takes place in globally fragmented chains and networks of suppliers and corporate groups. In theory, global value chains should allow value and risk to be equally distributed across the points of production. Law plays a central role both in enabling these modes of production and in providing solutions to the problem.
Mon 19 Mar
12:00-19:00 | Aarhus University, Departement of Law,
Workshop - Access to Justice in theory and practice
Workshop hosted by the INTRAlaw research centre, Department of Law, Aarhus University on 19 and 20 March 2018.
Thu 08 Feb
16:00-17:00 | Bygning 1414, lokale 317, Juridisk Institut, Aarhus Universitet
Thinking about doing a PhD in Law?
Come to the information meeting at the Department of Law and find out more about the PhD degree programme in law, hear current PhD students talk about their experiences, and get inspiration for subjects, projects and the PhD process. The next application deadline is 9 April 2018.
Fri 13 Oct
10:15-12:00 | Vandrehallen, Building 1410, Department of Law, Aarhus University, Bartholins Allé 16, 8000 Aarhus C
The preliminary ruling procedure in a changing environment: A view from the European Court of Justice
Judge at the Court of Justice of the European Union, Allan Rosas, delivers a lecture on recent developments in the legal, political and economic environment, and their implications for the Court. Furthermore, the lecture will address the ways, if any, that national courts in Member States and the Court of Justice have adapted to these developments.
Thu 28 Sep
11:00-18:00 | Aarhus University
INTRAlaw Conference: Law in transition (28-29 September)
To an increasing extent, legal norms are established as a result of activities in international and supranational organizations, transnational corporations and through collaboration between public law and private law entities at all levels. The aim of the conference is to shed light on the impact of these new tendencies.
Thu 07 Sep
17:00-18:00 | Bygning 1414, lokale 311/312 (frokoststuen), Juridisk Institut, Aarhus Universitet
Thinking about doing a PhD in Law?
Come to the information meeting at the Department of Law and find out more about the PhD degree programme in law, hear current PhD students talk about their experiences, and get inspiration for subjects, projects and the PhD process. The next application deadline is 9 October 2017.
Tue 20 Jun
08:55-08:56 | Aarhus University
Extended Call for Papers: The Responsibility of Home States, the European Union, and International Organizations in the area of Business and Human Rights and Testimonies from Communities and Individuals Impacted by Business Activities
This call for papers concerns the second day of the workshop, which takes place on 2-3 October 2017.
Thu 15 Jun
09:06-09:06 | Aarhus University
Extended Call for Papers: The Responsibility of Home States, the European Union, and International Organizations in the area of Business and Human Rights and Testimonies from Communities and Individuals Impacted by Business Activi
This call for papers concerns the first day of the workshop, which takes place on 2-3 October 2017.
Mon 15 May
00:01-23:59 |
Call for Papers: Business and Human Rights workshop in Aarhus in October
Call for Papers for the workshop at Aarhus University on 2-3 October about the Responsibility of Home States, the European Union, and International Organizations in the area of Business and Human Rights and Testimonies from Communities and Individuals Impacted by Business Activities

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