Comparative Corporate Law  

2 ECTS / 12h / English

This course provides an in-depth examination of comparative corporate law. It will focus in two main subjects. First, comparative law theory, including problems such as harmonization, convergence of legal systems, path dependence theory and legal families. Second, these methodological approaches will be mapped on several applied topics, including incorporation of the company, the market for corporate control, shareholder voting rights (including multiple voting rights) and the position of the Board versus shareholders.


Jorge Brito Pereira is a Senior Lecturer at the Law School of Universidade Católica Portuguesa. He is one of the founding partners of J+Legal, a boutique law…