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Latest reports from the Young Legal Scholars

Young Scholars Section – European Embryo

When the initiative of the Young Scholars’ Session started, each national representative has been requested to prepare a report to expose the impact of the economic crisis on the recent evolution of the National Labour Law systems in the European Countries (by the different sides of employment contract law, trade union law and collective bargaining and the social security law). On this page you can find the reports which have been sent until now (12), that are the results of the effort of each national group of young scholars of the European embryo, which will be illustrated by the respective national representatives during the Session scheduled in Dublin next 17th of September.

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Thesis Prize 2012

The Thesis Prize 2012 of the French Association of Labour and Social Security Law aims to recognize the best thesis in labour and social security law and is open to doctors who defended their dissertation between 1 January and 31 December 2012.

The candidates need to send their application before 1 March 2013 to the following address:

Maître Hélène MASSE-DESSEN

Avocate au Conseil d’Etat et à la Cour de cassation

13 rue du Cherche-Midi

75006 Paris

Applications must include a curriculum vitae, the attestation of the degree of Doctor of Laws with the date of the defence, the topic presented and the grade obtained, the report of the final defence and five copies of the doctoral thesis (three copies will be returned to the candidate after the jury’s decision).

The Thesis Prize is worth € 5,000 Euro towards the publication of the winning candidate’s thesis.

The 2011 Prize was given to Ms. Delfine Ronet-Yague’s dissertation entitled: “Social security credits and the failing firm. Towards the contribution of collection agencies to sustainable economic activity”, prepared at the University Paul Cézanne Aix-Marseille III.

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