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Through our Chairs and Center of Excellence, IE Law School encourages research applied to the specific needs of the legal world. Additionally, IE has other centers financed and supported by companies with different sectors of activity that complement and enrich IE’s academic knowledge.


One of our central missions as a prestigious, world-renowned educational institution is to create an environment that supports knowledge and innovative research initiatives, while attracting leading experts and academics. In recognition of our innovative approach to education, we received the Jean Monnet Chair from the European Commission (EC). With this fellowship, IE University was selected to develop the European module: “Towards a Common Private Law of Europe.” Click on the links below to learn more about our other fellowships.

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IE Law School and law firm Pérez-Llorca have been dedicated to commercial law research and knowledge-sharing with the wider legal community.

The renewal of the Pérez-Llorca/IE Commercial Law Chair reinvigorates international research on commercial law

The renewal of the Pérez-Llorca/IE Commercial Law Chair reinforces the institutions’ combined commitment to legal research on commercial law issues that impact international markets. For the last ten years, this initiative—which was co-created by IE Law School and law firm Pérez-Llorca—has been dedicated to commercial law research and knowledge-sharing with the wider legal community.

Over the years, the Chair has become a reference point in Spain and a forum for reflecting upon today’s most pressing legal developments. The initiative has held seminars in Madrid, Barcelona, New York and Miami with the participation of academics, judges and lawyers who have reflected upon and deepened their understanding of contemporary legal topics. Some of the topics that the Chair has dove into include corporate governance from a European and US perspective; the interaction between arbitration and jurisdiction; and acquisition strategies in Europe and the US.

Moving forward, the Chair will continue to take a comparative and international approach to commercial law, always considering different legal systems and countries.  As a center for debate and reflection on regulatory changes and trends in commercial law, the Pérez-Llorca/IE Commercial Law Chair is dedicated to internationalization.

16 Jul 2020


Business and Corporate Law, Faculty, Global, Comparative and European Law, News

Soledad Atienza named Dean of IE University’s Law School

Soledad Atienza has an extensive academic experience and a global vision of legal education. Her commitment and professionalism serving as Vice Dean ...

30 Jun 2020


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“Boss Ex Machina”: First Marie Curie Fellowship obtained by a researcher at IE Law School

Professor Antonio Aloisi has been awarded by the European Commission the Marie Skłodowska-Curie Fellowship for the project: BOSS EX MACHINA, ...

03 Jun 2020


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Professor Antonio Aloisi awarded Giorgio Rota Best Paper Award

Antonio Aloisi, Assistant Professor of Labour Law at IE Law School is awarded with the 8th Giorgio Rota Best Paper Award, on "Digital transformation: ...

20 Apr 2020


Faculty, Legaltech and Entrepreneurship

Top Five Tips for Teaching Virtually

Erika Concetta Pagano, Guest Professor at IE Law School, is recognized by students and colleagues for her virtual teaching skills and making online ...

13 Mar 2020


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Law and Technology: On the technological efficiency of private law

Is it possible to analyse law in terms of technological efficiency? If so, are legal systems equally fit for technology?

31 Jan 2020


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Center for European Studies/IE

At the Center of European Studies, a Jean Monnet Center of Excellence, our goal is to innovate and contribute in research, teaching and public debate in the field of European integration.

The CES/IE enjoys the backing of the European Commission (Decision 2009-3241/001-001).The Center organizes academic conferences and seminars coupled with open debate aimed at fostering discussions that are both diverse and informed. The Center serves as a platform for advanced research on European integration. The Center’s fellows are international experts in their areas of specialization. The Center regularly publishes multidisciplinary studies and working papers sponsored by the Jean Monnet-IE Chair.

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