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 2016/2017:

Topic: Cause and effect of the TARGET2 balances. A risk-based analysis of the TARGET2 balances, their roots, and their impact on the capital market.

Candidate:
Anna Meier, CIIA, MSc BA, E.M.B.L.-HSG
Senior Client & Product Eligibility Expert, Zürcher Kantonalbank (ZKB)

Supervisor:
Prof. Dr. Christoph Paulus
Humboldt-Universität Berlin Juristische Fakultät

This thesis was declared the best thesis of 2017.
Abstract_Anna_Meier.pdf
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Topic: Legal and ethical considerations in the era of autonomous robots

Candidate:
Agata Marty, Attorney-at-law, E.M.B.L.-HSG

Supervisor:
Hartmut Renz CCO / Managing Director, LBBW Landesbank Baden-Württemberg

Agata_Marty_Abstract.pdf
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Topic: Sharing Economy and its Impact

Candidate:
Nils Noelle, BA in International Business, E.M.B.L.-HSG
Claims Manager, AFES AG

Supervisor:
Christine Schmid M.Econ.
Head Investment Solutions, Credit Suisse

Abstract_Nils_Noelle.pdf
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Topic: Investment Protection in the EU and the Case of the EU and Latin American Bilateral Investment Treaties and Treaties with Investment Provisions: from Ad hoc Arbitration toward a Multilateral Investment Court

Candidate:
Ruth Maria Salas Paniagua, LL.L., M.I.T., E.M.B.L.-HSG
Legal Counsel, Credit Suisse AG

Supervisor:
Prof. Dr. Daniel Sarmiento
Professor of EU and Administrative Law, Universidad Complutense; Consultant, Uría Menéndez

Abstract_Ruth_Salas.pdf
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Topic: Criminal Law: Description and Evaluation of the Whistleblower Systems in Switzerland and the United States

Candidate:
Olivier Stulz, Master of Arts in Management, E.M.B.L.-HSG
Senior Manager, Geissbühler Weber & Partner

Supervisor:
Hildegard Becker-Toussaint
Former Vice Attorney General and Press Officer Hessen

Abstract_Olivier_Stulz.pdf
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Topic: Sanctions Risk in M&A - Understanding Sanctions, Addressing Sanctions Risk and the Cost of Getting it Wrong

Candidate:
Vicki Stewart, LL.B., MA(Hons), Dip LP.NP, E.M.B.L.-HSG
Senior Legal Counsel, Partners Group AG

Supervisor:
Christopher J. Wright J.D., LL.M., Attorney-at-Law
Barrister & Solicitor (Ontario), GÖRG Partnerschaft von Rechtsanwälten

Abstract_Vicki_Stewart.pdf
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