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.
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?
Andreas Igel, MBA, E.M.B.L.-HSG; Key Account/Relationship Strategy Manager, Boston Scientific AG
Dr. Stefan R. Sulzer, LL.M.; Asst. General Counsel – Americas, Alcon Laboratories, Inc.
Topic: M&A Transaction with Chinese Buyers, Observation and Challenges
Xiaoyu Liu, LL.B., E.M.B.L.-HSG; Eiger Law
Klaus Riehmer Partner, Mayer Brown LLP
Topic: Innovation competition in EU Merger Control
Markus Seiler, Mlaw, E.M.B.L.-HS; Legal Counsel, Sensirion AG
Dr. Andreas von Bonin, LL.M., Rechtsanwalt; Partner, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer
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.
Stüdli Michael, BaSc., MBA, E.M.B.L.-HSG; Hoerbiger
Tobias Greven, LL.M.; Partner, Merck Group
Topic: In the aftermath of Panama and Paradise Papers: How do the offshore tax avoidance & evasion work and how can they be prevented?
Svihrova Silvia, Master in Business Law, E.M.B.L.-HSG; Fraud Investigator, PriceWaterhouseCoopers AG
Prof. Dr. Dr. Georg Kofler, LL.M.; Johannes Kepler Universität Linz Institut für Finanzrecht, Steuerrecht und Steuerpolitik
Topic: Artificial Intelligence - Change in Business Models, Workforce and Legal Aspects
Patrick Steinwendner, Mag., E.M.B.L.-HSG; Director After Sales Services, TGW Logistics Group
Christine Schmid, Credit Suisse AG
Topic: Art as marketable investment? - Legal framework for the sale and purchase of art
Rahel Weber, Mlaw, E.M.B.L.-HSG; Head of Legal Affairs, EVRAZ East Metals AG
Roger Bachmann, lic.iur., MBA, E.M.B.L.-HSG; Geschäftsführer VQF