To fully participate in the company’s strategy and respond effectively to the demands of executives, corporate lawyers increasingly need specialized skills and to be up to speed on the most recent developments and trends in the law.

In partnership with the AFJE, Vogel Academy offers online training to in-house counsel in competition/regulation, distribution and consumer law combining both theory and practice.

First, for the duration of one morning, the Fundamentals provide essential knowledge and know-how in a specific area of economic law (competition, distribution etc.).

Next, the Certificat Concurrence (Competition Certificate) a course comprising 120 hours in total, on completion of which you will have consolidated and validated your expertise and skills in French and European competition law.

The LL.M. Droit économique – 265 hours – the LL.M. in Economic Law offers you a comprehensive  post-graduate program delivered by renowned specialist  corporate lawyers and Vogel & Vogel associate attorneys.


The Fundamentals

This face-to-face and / or distance learning course allows business leaders and lawyers to acquire the fundamentals of each subject giving them the skills to avoid falling into certain regulatory traps.

Dispensed by Vogel & Vogel lawyers, the Fundamentals are held in the premises of Vogel & Vogel. Each 4-hour morning session is recorded for those preferring the distance learning option.

On request, Vogel Academy can also provide specific training at your place of business.

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Competition Certificate

This course offers company executives and lawyers the benefit of our unrivaled expertise in European and French competition law. It includes an online program and 12 hours of interactive, face-to-face sessions which can also be followed online to take into account the professional imperatives of corporate lawyers.

To obtain the Certificat Concurrence candidates must achieve a pass in the 90-minute final test comprising 120 questions. The test may be taken online.

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LL.M. Droit économique

The LLM allows corporate executives and lawyers to master all the legal rules covering the field known as “economic law”. The course is divided into in 6 core modules – competition, commercial negotiation, compliance, distribution, consumer law.

For each module, “students” will receive of a booklet with all the essential aspects of the subject and the fundamental case law, 10 videos – 5 presented by Louis and Joseph Vogel on theory, and 5 videos by corporate counsel form of renowned companies on practical law which pursue the objectives set out below, various practice tools to prepare for the final test – 50 multiple-choice questions and 5 case studies per module.

Six seminars organized by Vogel & Vogel and 2 workshops in partnership with the AFJE will be included in the course. To take into account the professional constraints of corporate lawyers, recordings of these seminars and workshops make it possible to take all or part of the course online.

The LLM will be awarded after successful completion of the 4-hour final examination (which may also be taken online). The examination consists of 50 multiple-choice questions and 6 case studies on all the areas covered.

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