Contract Law Fundamentals for Company Secretaries (M7/S3 CoSec Cert)


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Course outline

This module aims to facilitate the understanding of contract law in a business environment. Accordingly, it covers the crucial ingredients required for setting up a good contract, and provides tips for understanding contractual material. It also scrutinizes what happens when things go wrong, including offering options for assessing damages and remedies for breach. Finally, the main features of contracts entered into by regulated entities and listed companies will be overviewed.

Course highlights

Part 1

  • Contractual freedom

  • Formation of contracts

  • Terms and conditions of contracts

  • Rights and obligations of the parties

  • Termination of contracts

  • Regulated entities and listed companies’ obligations overview

Part 2

Case study: Shareholders’ agreement

Case study: Share purchase agreement

Case study: Loan agreement

Case study: Other contracts and commitments (e.g., engagement letters or confidentiality agreements) 

              Benefits of the program

              On successful completion of this module, participants will be able to:

              • Examine and address key issues in Luxembourg contract law;

              • Offer solutions and advice on practical concerns;

              • Initiate a governance review of contracts; and,

              • Ensure a contract management approach (signing process and document retention).

              Target audience

              Board support personnel, such as current and aspiring Company Secretaries as well as Corporate Officers, including Law Professionals, who support and advise the Board of Directors and Managers, and willing to increase their understanding of corporate governance concepts.  


              Chambre de Commerce du Luxembourg
              7 Rue Alcide de Gasperi
                  L-1615 Luxembourg
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              Date and Time

              From 19/11/2019 08:45
              To 19/11/2019 17:00

              CPD Hours

              8.0 hours


              ILA - Institut Luxembourgeois des Administrateurs



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