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Member of CNRS-GREGHEC Research Group

Nicole Stolowy holds a Master's degree in private law, a DEA postgraduate diploma in private law and a PhD in private law (from the University of Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne), and is a qualified research supervisor in the same field. She also holds the CAPA qualification (bar exam) from the Paris Bar School.

At HEC Paris, Nicole is in charge of the International Tax and Legal Strategy major (a specialist third-year course) for the Grande Ecole and the Joint HEC-Paris I law degree she helped to develop. She is coordinator of the Law Department (2010-2012) and has been her department's representative on HEC's research committee since 2006.

Nicole's specialist areas focus around business law: company law, criminal business law, accounting law, the laws concerning struggling businesses, and comparative law. She also has expert knowledge of labour law. She often advises large groups, banks and international law firms both in and outside France (Europe, USA and China), and has personally acted as lawyer in the field of business law, working on mergers in particular.

As sole author or co-author Nicole has written 7 books and 36 academic and professional articles, published mainly in the following journals: Revue des sociétés, JCP, Dalloz Affaires, Journal of Business Law (UK).
Several of her publications have won prizes: Les Délits Comptables (Accounting offences) was voted best book by France's institute of chartered accountants (2003). Several of her articles on Doctrine have undergone "double" or "triple" publication at the request of journal reading committees.

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