Recent PhD defenses METRO

Recent PhD defenses METRO

METRO is happy to present two 'young doctors': Huizi Ai and Marie Abalo.

Huizi Ai

On Wednesday 8 December, METRO fellow Huizi Ai (supervisors: Niels Philipsen and Mieke Olaerts) successfully defended her PhD thesis "Protecting Societal Interests in Corporate Takeovers: A Comparative Analysis of the Regulatory Framework in the U.K., Germany and China". The research project was sponsored by the China Scholarship Council and was one of the (now many) successful collaborations between Chinese researchers and METRO/UM Faculty of Law.

Marie Abalo

On 10 January 2022 external METRO PhD researcher Akouve Okpè (Marie) Abalo from the University of Lomé in Togo successfully defended her PhD thesis "La mise en oeuvre du régime international du climat en Afrique de l’Ouest: Cas du Togo, du Niger et du Burkina Faso" (The implementation of the international climate change regime in West-Africa: the case of Togo, Niger and Burkina Faso). The thesis project was supervised by Michael Faure and Koffi Ahadzi-Nounou (University of Lomé )and took place in the framework of a joint supervision agreement between UM and the University of Lomé.