Tax & Law
The Tax and Law Department educates a new generation of legally savvy managers and lawyers in a rapidly-changing landscape driven by globalization and the technological revolution. HEC Law thus privileges an approach fostering law in action as opposed to law in books, as exemplified by our pioneering legal clinical program (EU Public Interest Clinic), our involvement in a number of moot courts, and our law projects undertaken with real-world actors, such as international law firms, companies and civil society organizations. The teaching offered by the members of the department bears a direct correlation to their research agenda.
Research focuses in:
- Transnational Law, Regulation & Governance
- Law, Science & Technology
- Corporate & Tax Law
- European & International Economic Law
The department includes more than 10 professors, and has gained a significant public profile through major media outlets and numerous publications in international law journals and the books.
Our faculty members teach throughout all HEC programs, from the Grande Ecole to the MBA and Executive Education, as part of the following courses:
- LLM in International Management & Law
- Master in International Taxation & Legal Strategy
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David Restrepo Amariles Chair of the AI Group of the ALSB
David Restrepo Amariles, Associate Professor at HEC Paris’ Department of Law and Tax, has been asked to serve as the Chair of the Artificial Intelligence Special Interest Group (SIG) of the American Academy of Legal Studies in Business (ALSB). The Academy brings together...
SMART Law Hub’s Work Accepted in the Conference on AI and Law 2021
The latest research paper by the HEC Paris SMART Law Hub team in collaboration with Eura Nova research team was accepted by the International Conference on AI and Law (ICAIL) 2021.
Alberto Alemanno Earns Life-long Ashoka Fellowship
HEC Professor Alberto Alemanno became Ashoka Fellow on November 25, 2019, rewarding his life-long engagement to reduce political inequalities by theorizing and experimenting new forms of participatory democracy. His nonprofit organization The Good Lobby (TGL) equips...
Challenges and Opportunities in Being Oneself at Work
Hosts Allen & Overy and HEC Paris co-organized a high-profile debate labeled ‘Being Yourself at Work’ on September 18. This eighth DiversiTALKS event featured top executives from the business and legal worlds. Together, they scrutinized the economic, social and cultural...
12 New Research Academics Arrive at HEC Paris
The October 3 Faculty Day featured welcome speeches for a dozen academic figures who join the ranks of HEC research professors, now numbering a total of 120. Faculty & Research Dean Jacques Olivier and Dean Peter Todd greeted the new staff members.
“Disarming the Bomb”
Challenging racism, antisemitism and homophobia: those were the sensitive topics DiversiTALKS broached by inviting top speakers to debate in front of HEC staff and students. A socially and politically charged topic which is touching universities worldwide.
Nicole Stolowy, legal expert for the World Justice Project Rule of Law Index 2019
HEC Professor of Law Nicole Stolowy contributed to the World Justice Project's Rule of Law Index 2019 as an international expert, in order to advance the rule of law worldwide.
Pioneering HEC Conference Bridges Law-Computer Science Divide
Top researchers and practitioners from the legal fields congregated in central Paris on March 21-22 for a groundbreaking conference devoted to the impact of AI, data mining and Smart Law on the legal discipline, practice and research.
World Authority Underlines Potential of AI Data Mining for Law
Kevin Ashley is an internationally recognized specialist on computer modeling of legal reasoning. The Professor of Law at the University of Pittsburgh has published dozens of articles on this emerging discipline. At the Legal Data Mining Conference co-organized by HEC, he...
2019 Data Day Marks New Initiatives
Braving the January 22 snowstorms, around 100 academics, students, company representatives and sponsors attended HEC’s second on-campus Data Day, a wide-ranging conference devoted to the impact of data on research, education and society.
Data Protection Law’s Leap into the 21st Century
The European Union brought its General Data Protection Regulation, GDPR, into force on May 25, 2018, 20 years after the United Kingdom enacted its previous legislation, Data Protection Act, DPA. The GDPR is essentially an update of an act designed to protect personal data...
Redesigning Corporate Law for the Digital Age
At the start of October, six HEC Paris students – including three interns – teamed up with legal experts, anthropologists, designers, business executives, software publishers, engineers and communications advisers, for an “Ideation Sprint” organized by French international...
HEC Paris Welcomes New Researchers and Professors
This 2018-19 academic year saw the arrival or confirmation of nine academic figures to swell the numbers HEC researchers to 118. At the September 27 Faculty Day, Dean Peter Todd and Faculty & Research Dean Jacques Olivier welcomed the academics, many of whom are known for...
#Law: Four Questions for David Restrepo
The HEC Alumni Law & Business Club organized an April 27 seminar entitled “Legal Systems for the 21st Century”. The five-hour exchange sought to unravel some of the strengths and weaknesses of mechanisms regulating corporate behavior. Co-organizer David Restrepo Amariles...
#Law: Four questions for Christopher Hodges
The HEC Alumni Law & Business Club organized an April 27 seminar entitled « Legal Systems for the 21st Century » . The five-hour exchange sought to unravel some of the strengths and weaknesses of mechanisms regulating corporate behavior. Keynote speaker at the event was...
3rd edition of HEC – NYU EU Public Interest Clinic
"Find your voice and take back your power!" a book on Citizen Lobbying by Alberto Alemanno
Many democratic societies are experiencing a crisis of faith. We cast our votes and a few of us even run for office, but our supposedly representative governments seem driven by the interests of big business, powerful individuals and wealthy lobby groups. All the while the...
3 hec student qualify for the final of the european law moot court
Europe at a Crossroads?
Uncertainty surrounding Brexit, Franco-German debates, rising populism and European elections…: what lies in store for the European Union? The HEC-Viavoice debate on March 12 welcomed the views of Alberto Alemanno, HEC professor and Jean-Monnet Chair in European Law.
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Tax & Law Recruitement
The Law & Tax Department of HEC Paris (France) opens one (1) tenure-track faculty positions in Law, AI and Data Analytics
The Law and Tax department of HEC Paris invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position (assistant professor) starting with 1st September 2021. The successful candidate is expected to undertake research that combines law, IA and data analytics. This includes research around Regulation of IA, Smart Law, Blockchain, Smart Contracts, Predictive Justice, LegalTech, Ethics of IA, Privacy and Data for Good. The resulting research is expected to lead to publications in top peer-review law journals. The applicant is also expected to be an excellent teacher.
Tenure-track professors are part of the Research Faculty of HEC Paris and will be teaching to Grande École and Specialized Masters students, the MBA programme and the Executive Education, depending on their field of interest.
During their first three years, tenure-track professors benefit from a reduced number of teaching hours, simplified access to research funds and an exemption from administrative duties. HEC Paris faculty receive excellent financial support for research, including grants from the HEC Foundation. The remuneration and benefits package is competitive by international standards and will be commensurate with experience and profile.
While HEC Paris is a bilingual school (English/French), the ability to teach in French is not mandatory. The work shall be mainly performed at HEC Paris campus in Jouy-en-Josas.
HEC Paris is committed to equal opportunities. It ensures the entire faculty, staff and students against discrimination in employment, recruitment, advertisements for employment, compensation, termination, upgrading, promotions, and other conditions of employment on the basis of race, colour, gender, nationality, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation and gender identity.
Candidates must fulfil the following criteria:
1. Completion of a PhD degree in Law (or JSD equivalent) - dual education (data science, economics, management, ....) is an advantage.
2. Experience (academic or other) in the field of Law, AI and Data Analytics.
3. Publication record in the field of Law, AI and Data Analytics.
4. Fluency to work in a multicultural environment - this competence must be highlighted by concrete achievements in the cover letter.
5. Experience and ability to work in an interdisciplinary manner - this competence must be highlighted by concrete achievements in the cover letter.
A record of publications in leading international journals such as the International and Comparative Law Quarterly, Journal of Law and Economics, International Review of Law and Economics, American Business Law Journal, Common Market Law Review, Artificial Intelligence and Law, Law and Society
Review, Computer Law and Security Review, European Journal of International Law, European Law Journal, Journal of International Economic Law, Regulation and Governance, American Journal of Comparative Law, Journal of Empirical Legal Studies, Journal of Legal Studies, Comparative Labor Law & Policy Journal, Human Rights Law Review, Journal of Legal Analysis, etc. is an asset.
Familiarity with empirical legal research methods, statistics, as well as working ability in French a plus.
Candidates must send their application to Mrs Olfa Mzita by 15th February 2021 at 18:00 CET at email@example.com.
The application must contain:
1. A cover letter and, if possible, a 60 second video introducing the candidate.
2. Resume with emphasis on the publication record.
3. An electronic copy of one (1) research paper, published or accepted connected to Law, AI and Data Analytics.
4. A statement containing:
a. The candidate’s research agenda (2 pages max);
b. Two short course projects related to Law, IA and Data Analytics ((1 page max)
c. A short description of the academic community/ies she/he belongs to and the experience gained in presenting her/his work at international conferences, possibly backed up by online videos (1 page max).
Interviews with selected candidates will be conducted virtually. When shortlisted, the candidates will be required to file two letters of reference.
About HEC Paris
HEC Paris is France's first-ranked undergraduate school of management, and it is consistently ranked among the top-10 business schools in the world.
HEC Paris rankings are available at the following address: http://www.hec.edu/News-Room/Rankings. Further information regarding HEC Paris’ values, academic mission, course portfolio and corporate partnerships can be found at http://www.hec.edu/About-HEC/About-HEC-Paris.
HEC Paris is a founding member of the Institut Polytechnique de Paris with joint degrees in economics and data science, as well as the recently established "Hi Paris" https://www.hi-paris.fr/ an interdisciplinary center specialized in AI/data science and their impact on business, regulation and society. This recruitment is part of this collaboration.
About Law & Tax Department
HEC Law & Tax Department is a community of 12 faculty members and dozens of guest lecturers that interacts with more than 2,500 students every year. It offers two programs (the Master in Strategy & Law and the LLM in Law & International Management) and provides courses across virtually all HEC programs: from one-year specialized masters, the CEMS program to the MBA and Executive Education. It relies on the support of more than thirty law firms and 4 CAC-40 corporations (AXA, BNP Paribas, Société Générale and L’Oréal) who attend the annual Legal Career Forum.
The HEC Law Faculty edits the European Journal of Risk Regulation (Cambridge University Press).
Their major research areas are: transnational and European Union law; science, law & technology; corporate and tax law.
HEC Faculty regularly engage in public debates by authoring op-eds and other media appearances as well as convene international workshops.
The Law department is engaged in AI research https://www.hec.edu/en/news-room/ai-partnership-between-court-cassation-bar-council-council-state-and-court-cassation-hec-paris-and-ecole-polytechnique
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