The transfer of the family company to the next generation: a comparative study on the company law, family property law and tax law aspects KU Leuven
Considering the importance of the continuity of family businesses for the European economy, the aim of this project is to perform a comparativelegal study on the intergenerational transfer of unlisted companies with limited liability. The relevant rules of Belgian, Dutch, French and English company law, family property law and tax law will be critically analysed.
First, we examine how company law supports the transfer of family ...
lifetime of a product is a major factor in determining the success of an
electronics system. Unfortunately, nano-scale technologies bring about
time-varying degradation mechanisms and increasing variations. On the
other hand there is an explosion of wireless applications which is
accompanied by tightening EMC specifications. The research concentrates
Thermohydraulic characterization and performance of the tube-fin transition in compact heat exchangers Ghent University
The objective of this research is to study the relation between the flow field upstream and in the wake of the tube and the thermohydraulic performance of the tube-fin transition zone will be worked out. Enhancement techniques will be examined. This research has a experimental and numerical approach.
Creating extremely performant compact heat exchangers through multi-scale shape optimization and 3D topology optimization KU Leuven
When does it pay to be green? New perspectives on the link between environmental regulation, environmental performance and financial performance in the context of the EU ETS. KU Leuven
This research project examines the impact of the European Emission Trading Scheme (EU ETS) on firm performance and green investments. The European Union (EU) launched the EU ETS, which can be considered as the cornerstone of the EU climate policy, in 2005. The EU ETS was the first and is to date the biggest international system for trading greenhouse gas emission allowances, covering almost half of the EU’s greenhouse emissions and operating ...
Employee directorship, corporate performance and reporting practices: a cross-country study. KU Leuven
This dissertation contributes to the corporate governance literature by providing a deeper understanding of the costs and benefits of board-level employee representation. The first chapter examines the association between ERB and corporate performance, focusing on whether ERB firms have to trade off between financial and social–environmental performance, and whether the ERB effects fundamentally differ between voluntary and mandatory ERB ...