Sofie Cools

Sofie Cools

Sofie Cools

S.J.D. Candidate

Senior Research Fellow, Max Planck Institute for Comparative and International Private Law

scools at sjd.law.harvard.edu


 

 

Dissertation

Combining Dispersed Stock Ownership and Strong Shareholders.  A Comparative and Empirical Analysis.

Fields of Research and Supervisors

  • Comparative Corporate Law with Professor Mark Roe, Harvard Law School, Overall Faculty Supervisor
  • Corporate Law Theory with Professor Reinier Kraakman, Harvard Law School
  • Empirical Corporate Law with Professor Lucian Bebchuk, Harvard Law School

 Additional Research Interests

  • Financial Law
  • Securities Regulation
  • Arbitration

Education

  • Harvard Law School, S.J.D. Candidate, 2009 – Present
  • University of Leuven, PhD (Law), 2014
  • Harvard Law School, LL.M., 2004
  • University of Leuven, Lic. Law, 2003
  • University of Leuven, Cand. Law, 2000

Academic Appointments and Fellowships

  • Max Planck Institute for Comparative and International Private Law (Hamburg), Senior Research Fellow, July 2014–Present
  • ETH Zurich, Visiting Researcher with Professor Gerard Hertig, June–August 2012
  • Research Foundation Flanders, Doctoral Fellow, 2009–2013
  • University of Leuven, Teaching Assistant, 2005–2009
  • Universidad Torcuato Di Tella (Buenos Aires), Visiting Lecturer, 2006
  • Harvard Law School, Irving Oberman Memorial Award, 2004
  • Universities of Maastricht, Leuven and Utrecht, Ius Commune Prize, 2004
  • Francqui Foundation, Fellow, 2003–2004
  • Belgian American Educational Foundation, Graduate Fellow, 2003–2004

Representative Publications

Additional Information

  • Languages: English, Dutch, French, German

 

Last updated August 21, 2014

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