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Workshop on Enterprise Foundation Law

Date and time

Wednesday 13. December 2023 at 08:30 to 18:00

Registration Deadline

Tuesday 12. December 2023 at 11:30


Augustinus Fonden Meeting Room, Solbjerg Plads 3, D4, 2000 Frederiksberg Augustinus Fonden Meeting Room
Solbjerg Plads 3, D4
2000 Frederiksberg

Workshop on Enterprise Foundation Law

Event Description

Workshop on Enterprise Foundation Law


DATE           13th of December

LOCATION   Copenhagen Business School, Augustinus Foundation meeting room, Solbjerg Plads 3, D4 (4th floor)


Welcome to the hybrid workshop on Entreprise Foundation Law. Upon registration, you can register if you want to participate in person or online.



8:30               Registration and coffee

9:00               Introduction: Welcome to the project and to the first workshop
                      Anne Sanders, Steen Thomsen and Mark Ørberg

9:15               Enterprise Foundations and Corporate Purpose
                      Colin Mayer, University of Oxford (on-line)

9:30               Questions and comments                     

9:45               Defining enterprise foundations
                       Anne Sanders, University of Bielefeld

10:00             General discussion

10:30             The policy case for enterprise foundations
                      Steen Thomsen, Copenhagen Business School

10:45             General discussion

11:15             Coffee break

11:30             Survey of European enterprise foundation law
                      Mark Ørberg, Copenhagen Business School

11:45             General discussion

12:15             Light lunch

13:00             Enterprise foundations in France. Law and practice
                      Sabrina Dupouy, Aix-Marseille University
                      Marie Eude, University Sorbonne Paris Nord

13:45             Enterprise Foundations in Poland
                      Anne Marie Weber, University of Warsaw

14:30             Coffee break

14:45             Enterprise Foundations in Spain
                      Andrea Meijomil, University of the Basque Country

15:15             Enterprise Foundations in the Netherlands

                      Christiaan Stokkermans, Erasmus School of Law

16:30             Refreshment break

16:45             Meet the Augustinus Foundation: Philanthropy and Ownership
                      Frank Rechendorff Møller; The Augustinus Foundation
                      Claus Gregersen, Chr. Augustinus Fabrikker. 

17:45-18:00   Concluding comments
                      Anne Sanders and Steen Thomsen

18:30             Workshop dinner


Participation in this event is free, but registration is required.


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Organizer Contact Information

Copenhagen Business School
Phone: +45 3815 3815

Organizer Contact Information

Copenhagen Business School
Phone: +45 3815 3815