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Rechtswissenschaftliche Fakultät Lehrstuhl Alexander

Seminar

Spring Semester / Frühjahrsemester 2024

  Financial Regulation - Principles and Policy
Type:

Bachelor and Master Seminar, Doctorate Colloquium

Grades: tbd
Date:

Monday, 13 May 2024

Tuesday, 14 May 2024

Participation in the seminar requires attendance on site on both days for the entire duration of the seminar.

Time: 8.00 - 18.00
Location:

Pestalozzi Attorneys at Law Ltd 

Feldeggstrasse 4, 8008 Zurich 

Language: English
Information: A research outline (in English) of 1-2 pages on your topic of choice must be submitted by email to the chair and approved before your topic is secured. The deadline for submitting the research outline is 31 January, but we encourage students to send it in as early as possible. 
Topics:
  • International Banking Regulation
  • Swiss Banking Law and Regulation
  • European Union Banking and Financial Market Regulation
  • International Economic Law
  • Financial Crime and Sanctions
  • Corporate Law and Governance
  • Insider Dealing and Market Abuse
  • Bitcoin and Decentralized Finance

Please note that Professor Alexander encourages students to consider doing a comparative or international analysis in their thesis topic, but this is not specifically required. Please feel free to look at topics from previous years as well as Professor Alexander's teaching materials for inspiration.

Target students:
  • Bachelor students - Bachelor's thesis for 6 ECTS
  • Master students - Master's thesis for 12 ECTS
  • Double-degree students from KU Leuven - Master's thesis for 18 ECTS
  • PhD students for their Doctorate Colloquium - 6  ECTS credits
Presentation:

All participants are required to hold a 10-15 min presentation (with ppt) on the topic of their paper and answer questions. The presentation is not graded separately, it is just an opportunity for additional questions and interaction with the Chair as well as other participants.

Your presentation can only influence your grade in a positive direction.

Credits:

Bachelor students can get 6 credits, Master students can get 12 credits for their Master's thesis (does not apply to double-degree students from KU Leuven, who can get 18 ECTS).

PhD students can get 6 ECTS credits as one of their required colloquia.

Formalities: You can find the formalities on our chair website under Bachelor and Master Thesis. The same prerequisites apply for Bachelor students. Failure to meet these requirements will be taken into consideration negatively.
Submission: 3 May 2024

 

Spring Semester / Frühjahrsemester 2023

  Financial Regulation - Principles and Policy
Type: Bachelor and Master Seminar

Doctorate Colloquium

Grades: We aim to provide the grades for the thesis to each participant in the first week of July 2023.
Date:

The seminar is currently scheduled for the Spring Semester 2023

Monday, 8 May 2023 (Bachelor and Master Seminar)

Tuesday, 9 May 2023 (Doctorate Colloquium)

Time

Monday, 8 May 2023, 09.00-17.30

Tuesday, 9 May 2023, 08.45-13.00

Location: Pestalozzi Rechtsanwälte AG
Löwenstrasse 1
8001 Zürich
Language:

English

Information: A research outline (in English) of 1-2 pages on your topic of choice must be submitted by email to the chair and approved before your topic is secured. The deadline for submitting the research outline is 31 January, but we encourage students to send it in as early as possible. 
Topics:
  • International and/or European Financial Law
  • General Corporate/Company Law - International, European, Swiss, British, American
  • Financial Crime
  • Economic Sanctions
  • Please note that Professor Alexander always requires a comparative component in the theses he supervises, even if it is not the main focus of your work.
  • Please feel free to look at topics from previous years as well as Prof. Alexander's teaching materials for inspiration.
Target students:
  • Bachelor students - Bachelor's thesis for 6 ECTS
  • Master students - Master's thesis for 12 ECTS
  • Double-degree students from KU Leuven - Master's thesis for 18 ECTS
  • PhD students for their Doktorandenkolloquium - 6  ECTS credits.
Presentation:

All participants are required to hold a 10-15 min presentation (with ppt) on the topic of their paper and answer questions. The presentation is not graded separately, it is just an opportunity for additional questions and interaction with the Chair as well as other participants.

Your presentation can only influence your grade in a positive direction.

Please send us the presentation slides no later than Thursday, 4 May 2023 or bring them on your own stick to the seminar.

Credits:

Bachelor students can get 6 credits, Master students can get 12 credits for their Master's thesis (does not apply to double-degree students from KU Leuven, who can get 18 ECTS).

PhD students can get 6 ECTS credits as one of their required colloquia.

Formalities: You can find the formalities on our chair website under Master / Bachelor Thesis. The same prerequisites apply for Bachelor students. Failure to meet these requirements will be taken into consideration negatively.
Application: -
Submission:

3 May 2023: PDF and WORD by email to lst.alexander@ius.uzh.ch

5 May 2023 at 12pm: 2 hard copies physically at our Chair (RWI, Rämistrasse 74, Offices RAI-G-99/97, 8001 Zürich)

We aim to provide the grades for the thesis to each participant in the first week of July 2023.

Spring Semester / Frühjahrsemester 2022

 

Financial Regulation - Principles and Policy
Type: Bachelor and Master Seminar

Doktorandenkolloquium

Date:

 

09 May 2022 (Bachelor and Master Seminar)

10 May 2022 (Doktorandenkolloquium)

Time: 09:00-17:30
Location:

SIX Swiss Exchange

Pfingstweidstrasse 110

8005 Zürich

Language: English
Information: A research outline (in English) of 1-2 pages on your topic of choice must be submitted by email to the chair and approved before your topic is secured. The deadline for submitting the research outline is 31 January, but we encourage students to send it in as early as possible. 
Topics:
  •  International and/or European Financial Law
  •  General Corporate/Company Law - International, European, Swiss, British, American
  • Financial Crime
  • Economic Sanctions
Please note that Professor Alexander always requires a comparative component in the theses he supervises, even if it is not the main focus of your work.
Please feel free to look at topics from previous years as well as Prof. Alexander's teaching materials for inspiration.
Target students:
  • Bachelor students - Bachelor's thesis for 6 ECTS
  • Master students - Master's thesis for 12 ECTS
  • Double-degree students from KU Leuven - Master's thesis for 18 ECTS
  • PhD students for their Doktorandenkolloquium ECTS credits.
Presentation:

All participants are required to hold a 10-15 min presentation (with ppt) on the topic of their paper and answer questions. The presentation is not graded separately, it is just an opportunity for additional questions and interaction with the Chair as well as other participants.

Your presentation can only influence your grade in a positive direction.

Credits:

Bachelor students can get 6 credits, Master students can get 12 credits for their Master's thesis (does not apply to double-degree students from KU Leuven, who can get 18 ECTS).

PhD students can get 6 ECTS credits as one of their required colloquia.

Formalities: You can find the formalities on our chair website under "Masterarbeit". The same prerequisites apply for Bachelor students. Failure to meet these requirements will be taken into consideration negatively.
Submission: 3 May 2022

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