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M. Thierry BONNEAU

Company Law and Financial Markets

Full time professor at the University Pantheon Assas (Paris II), Thierry Bonneau teaches Banking Law, Financial market Law, Banking and Financial European and international regulation. He gives lectures and lessons in French and in English in several countries (Luxembourg, Libanon, Tunisia, Mauricius, Colombia and Singapore).

He is Director of the doctoral school of private law and in charge of the administrative service “Quality/Assessment”. He is also vice-president of the department of private law.

He is the author of several books (Banking law/Droit bancaire, LGDJ 12° éd. 2017 ; Financial law/Droit financier (in collaboration), LGDJ 1° éd. 2017 ; Banking and Financial European and international regulation/Régulation bancaire et financière européenne et internationale, Bruylant 3° éd. 2016 and 4° éd. 2018) and numerous articles on these subjects. He is a columnist for several law journals. One of the columns is related to financial European and international law.

Panel member in several French or English law magazines (Bulletin Joly Bourse ; Banque et droit ; Corporate finance and Capital Markets Law Review, Journal of Financial Regulation), he is co-director of one of them (Revue de droit bancaire et financier), the chairman of the Scientific Council of the International Review of Financial Services (IRFS) and a board member of European Society for banking law and financial Law. He also contributes to the European Banking Institute (EBI).

He acts as a legal consultant or expert for law firms and financial institutions, in Paris, in London and in the USA.

Mme Emmanuelle CHEVREAU

History of the European Idea

Emmanuelle Chevreau is a Roman law Professor at the University Paris II Panthéon-Assas, President of Section Legal History of the Conseil National des Universités and President of the Conseil National du Droit as well as Director of the Institute of Roman law. Mme Chevreau holds a double undergraduate degree and a double master in Law and History from universities of Paris II and Paris IV-Sorbonne. She also directs an International PhD program on “legal pluralism” in association with the University of Palermo (Sicily).

Professor CHevreau is a specialist of Roman private law and her research focuses on the Roman roots of European private law. She has written several books: Les Institutions de l’Antiquité (Lextenso 2014), Histoire du droit des obligations (Lexisnexis 2011), Droit privé romain (Lextenso 2009), Le temps et le droit en droit privé romain (De Boccard 2006) and many articles as well as on Private Roman law, Roman commercial law and historic foundations of European Private law.

She is also a member of several editorial committees of French and foreign recognized law publishers.

She is regularly a visiting professor in many universities not only in Europe but also in the US, Chile, Argentina and Lebanon. 

M. Marc

Environmental Law

 Since September 2018 Marc Clément is presiding judge at Administrative Tribunal of Lyon (France). In addition, he is since 2014 member of the French Environmental Authority (Autorité environnementale, French national committee providing opinions on the quality of impact assessments in the context of public participation) and from 2015 member of the Deontological Committee of the Institut de Radioprotection et de Sûreté Nucléaire (Nuclear safety). He was appointed Member of the Aarhus Convention Compliance Committee (UNECE) by the Meeting of the Parties of the Convention in September 2017.

He was, from 2012 to 2018, a judge at the Administrative Court of Appeal of Lyon and, from 2006 to 2012, a lawyer at the Directorate General Environment of the European Commission in charge of infringements. He was from 2004 to 2006, legal adviser of the European Environment Agency (Copenhagen). He was previously a judge at the Administrative Court of Lyon.

He published in 2010 « Environment European Law» Editions Larcier (third edition published in 2016) and contributed to the following books: Waste Management in European Law (Eleven International Publishing, 2014), The Habitats Directive in its EU Environmental Law Context (Editions Routledge Novembre 2014) “Global Objectives and Scope of the Habitats Directive: What does the Obligation of Result Mean in Practice?”.

He is a founding Member and Member of the Council of the European Law Institute ( ). He was a member of experts groups of the European Commission in the domains of Access to Justice and Training of Judges in Environment.

Mme Laure CLEMENT-WILZ – waiting

Institutional and Decision Making Structure


Private International Law

Sabine Corneloup is a professor at Paris II Panthéon‐Assas University, where she teaches international and European dispute resolution and conflict of laws. She is the director of the LL.M in European Law and of the Centre de Recherche de Droit international privé et du commerce international. Her main areas of research are private international law and migration law. Author of several books and articles, Professor Corneloup is the secretary general of the Revue critique de droit international privé, and the deputy secretary general of the Comité français de droit international privé. She is also a member of the Deutscher Rat für Internationales Privatrecht.

Full Assas profile is accessible here





M. Josef DREXL

Intellectual Property 

Professor Drexl is the Director of the Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition in Munich (since 2002), a Honorary Professor at the University of Munich and a member of the Bavarian Academy of Science. As the Chair of the Board of Directors of the Munich Intellectual Property Law Center (MIPLC), Professor Drexl is responsible for an LL.M. program in IP with international outreach. He was the founding Chair of the Academic Society for Competition Law (ASCOLA) from 2003 to 2013, and he is a Vice-President of the Association Internationale de Droit Economique (AIDE). He acted as a visiting professor at Oxford University, the Libera Università Internazionale per gli Studi Sociali (LUISS) Guido Carli in Rome, the New York University and the Université de Paris 2 Panthéon-Assas. Professor Drexl is an expert in both competition law and intellectual property law. The competition law aspects of IP and international issues of both IP and competition law are among his major research interests. 







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Xavier Groussot is professor of EU Law at Lund University, Faculty of Law. He is also pro dean and the Director of the Master Programme in European Business Law. In 2009, Xavier Groussot became a guest professor at Université Panthéon-Assas (Paris II) where he is teaching the course of EU Free Movement Law within the European College of Paris. He is also guest Professor at the University of Reykjavik where he spend his research sabbatical. Professor Groussot is responsible for the faculty MOOC in European Business Law, which is the first course on this topic worldwide. He is a member of the academic board of the Swedish Institute for European Policy Studies (SIEPS). His areas of research interests relate to constitutional law, economic law, procedural law, federalism and legal theory. He has published extensively at international level. At this stage, he has published five books and written more than 50 articles.






M. Federico FABBRINI 

Human Rights

Federico Fabbrini is Full Professor of European Law at the School of Law & Government of Dublin City University (DCU), where he is also the founding director of the DCU Brexit Institute. He holds a B.A. in European & Transnational Legal Studies from the University of Trento, a J.D. in International Law from the University of Bologna and Ph.D. in Law from the European University Institute. He interned as a clerk for Justice Sabino Cassese at the Italian Constitutional Court and qualified for the bar exam in Italy. Before joining DCU, he was Associate Professor of European & International Law at iCourts (the Center of Excellence for International Courts) at the Faculty of Law of the University of Copenhagen, in Denmark, and Assistant Professor of European & Comparative Constitutional Law at Tilburg Law School, in the Netherlands, where he was awarded tenure.

Federico Fabbrini he has been invited for lectures and seminars in several Universities in Europe, the US, Australia and Japan, including Université Paris 2 Panthéon-Assas, Bocconi University, the Université Libre de Bruxelles, Cambridge University, Central European University, the European University Institute, Harvard Law School, University of Helsinki, the University of Maastricht, Meiji University - Tokyo, Melbourne Law School, the University of New South Wales - Sydney, Oxford University, Princeton University, and Yale Law School. He recurrently engages with EU institutions and national governments and he has been invited to speak, among others, at the European Parliament, the European Central Bank, the European Court of Justice, the European Commission, the European Fundamental Rights Agency, Supreme Court of Ireland, the Central Bank of Spain, and the Financial Conduct Authority of the United Kingdom. 

Federico Fabbrini research focuses on EU law and spans from the field of fundamental rights to Economic and Monetary Union, up to Brexit and the future of Europe. Federico has published articles in the biggest law journals. He is the author of two monographs and has edited or co-edited six other volumes.



Environmental Law

Agrégée des facultés de droit, is Conseillère d’Etat (as of October 2018) and was Professor of Law at the University Panthéon-Assas, Paris II (2002-2018).

She has been Vice-President of the International Academy of Comparative Law and president of Trans Europe Experts. She was special Counselor for Vice-President of the European Commission Viviane Reding, in European contract law (2011-2014). She has been a member of leading international working groups in Contract law and Private international law (notably at Unidroit and at the Hague Conference).

She publishes in French and in English in the field of European law, comparative law, contract law and Private international law.

She is the scientific director of Recueil Dalloz and Revue internationale de droit comparé.





 Mme Christine KADDOUS

External Relations

Christine Kaddous is Professor at the University of Geneva since 2002. She is a visiting Professor at the Montesquieu University in Bordeaux, Nice Sophia Antipolis, Paris II (Panthéon Assas) as well as at the College of Europe. Mme Kaddous is Director of the Centre d’études juridiques européennes (CEJE, Center for European Legal Studies) and holds a Jean Monnet Chair ad personam. She is also Co-Director of the Master of Advanced Studies in European and International Governance (MEIG Programme).

She pursued her legal studies in Switzerland (BA and PhD), the United Kingdom (MA in Law, LL.M. (Cantab) at the University of Cambridge) and Belgium (MA in European Studies at the Université Libre de Bruxelles). She was admitted to the Bar in 1991 and worked in Commercial Law firms in different cities, in particular in Geneva.

Christine Kaddous is President of the Swiss Society for International Law (SSDI) since 2008. Her academic interests and activities cover many different areas of International and European Union Law, including the external relations of the European Union, internal market (free movement of goods, persons and services), dispute settlement (Arbitration and investments) as well as the relations between the European Union and Switzerland (EEA and EFTA included). She is author and editor of many books on European Union Law.

Areas of expertise: EU Law, International Law, European and International Dispute Settlement, International Economic Law (including Investment Law), European Human Rights Law, International Agreements concluded by the EU, EU-WTO Relations, EU-Switzerland Relations, Law and Politics in the Areas of Free Movement of Goods, Persons, Services and Capital, Air and Land Transport, Public Procurement, Technical Obstacles to trade , Environment and Health Protection.