Master Thesis

For their Executive M.B.L.-HSG master theses, candidates have the option of either selecting a topic from a given list proposed by the faculty, or suggesting a topic of their own which might be relevant to their current place of work.

The work is supervised by a member of the Executive M.B.L.-HSG faculty.

Formalities

The thesis has to have a length of about 50 text pages without the list of sources and the appendix.

Examples of master theses

Please find below a selection of the best master theses of 2017/2018:

Topic: Consultancy agreements between physicians of public hospitals in Switzerland and privately held medical devices companies - necessary evil or evil necessity?

Candidate:

Andreas Igel, MBA, E.M.B.L.-HSG; Key Account/Relationship Strategy Manager, Boston Scientific AG

Supervisor:

Dr. Stefan R. Sulzer, LL.M.;  Asst. General Counsel – Americas, Alcon Laboratories, Inc.

Abstract_Andreas_Igel.pdf Igel_Andreas_Read_Full_Thesis.pdf

 

Topic: M&A Transaction with Chinese Buyers, Observation and Challenges

Candidate:

Xiaoyu Liu, LL.B., E.M.B.L.-HSG; Eiger Law

Supervisor:

Klaus Riehmer Partner, Mayer Brown LLP

Abstract_Xiaoyu_Liu.pdfLiu_Xiaoyu_Read_Full_Thesis.pdf

 

Topic: Innovation competition in EU Merger Control

Candidate:

Markus Seiler, Mlaw, E.M.B.L.-HS; Legal Counsel, Sensirion AG

Supervisor:

Dr. Andreas von Bonin, LL.M., Rechtsanwalt; Partner, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer

Abstract_Seiler_Markus.pdf Seiler_Markus_Read_Full_Thesis.pdf

 

Topic: Critical analysis of Formation and Dissolution of Joint Ventures and the legal impact aimed at growth and leadership, partnerships (Joint Ventures) hold a charm in conducting business with an aim to develop new value and meet customer demands. Analysing an or plural legal implications of formation and dissolution that have led to contract limitations in achieving sustainable joint business.

Candidate:

Stüdli Michael, BaSc., MBA, E.M.B.L.-HSG; Hoerbiger

Supervisor:

Tobias Greven, LL.M.; Partner, Merck Group

Abstract_Stuedli_Michael.pdf Stuedli_Michael_Read_Full_Thesis.pdf

 

Topic: In the aftermath of Panama and Paradise Papers: How do the offshore tax avoidance & evasion work and how can they be prevented?

Candidate:

Svihrova Silvia, Master in Business Law, E.M.B.L.-HSG; Fraud Investigator, PriceWaterhouseCoopers AG

Supervisor:

Prof. Dr. Dr. Georg Kofler, LL.M.; Johannes Kepler Universität Linz Institut für Finanzrecht, Steuerrecht und Steuerpolitik

Abstract_Silvia_Svihrova.pdf Svihrova_Silvia_Read_Full_Thesis.pdf


Topic: Artificial Intelligence - Change in Business Models, Workforce and Legal Aspects

Candidate:

Patrick Steinwendner, Mag., E.M.B.L.-HSG; Director After Sales Services, TGW Logistics Group

Supervisor:

Christine Schmid, Credit Suisse AG

Abstract_Patrick_Steinwendner.pdfSteinwendner_Patrick_Read_Full_Thesis.pdf



Topic: Art as marketable investment? - Legal framework for the sale and purchase of art

Candidate:

Rahel Weber, Mlaw, E.M.B.L.-HSG; Head of Legal Affairs, EVRAZ East Metals AG

Supervisor:

Roger Bachmann, lic.iur., MBA, E.M.B.L.-HSG; Geschäftsführer VQF

Abstract_Rahel_Weber.pdf Weber_Rahel_Read_Full_Thesis.pdf