Department Private and Business Law (PBL)
The Department of Private and Business Law (PBL) aims to promote high-quality research and teaching in both private and business law.
As of the 1st of January 2021 the department of Private & Business Law will merge with the department of Labour Law & Social Policies.
Research at our department
Our research activities are accommodated in the Tilburg Institute of Private Law (TIP) and the Center for Company Law (CCL). TIP focuses on private law relationships in the broadest sense, with an emphasis on the position of private law in society. CCL combines research in the fields of corporate, securities, and tax law.
Study with us
The Department of Private and Business Law coordinates several Dutch and English taught bachelor’s and master’s programs. In addition, we provide a large number of courses within other programs of Tilburg Law School, and for Tilburg School of Economics and Management, Tias Business School and the Jheronimus Academy of Data Science (JADS).
Long term interests of multinationals include socially responsible tax planning24th September 2020
How can multinationals opt for socially responsible tax governance while upholding shareholders value? As long as managers act in the best long term interests of the corporation, they do not breach their fiduciary duty, argues law scholar Ave-Geidi Jallai in her PhD thesis.
The capital and the share structure of the Belgian BV08th July 2020
In the latest issue of TRV / RPS (Tijdschrift voor Rechtspersoon en Vennootschap), Christoph Van der Elst empirically examines the effects of the Belgian reform of the BV.
Paul Verbruggen appointed a member of TiU Young Academy03rd July 2020
The Young Academy is a new forum for early-career researchers based in Tilburg and has the purpose of strengthening collaboration amongst the TiU School, as well as with societal actors.