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Paris-Sorbonne University Abu Dhabi looks into the challenges of business regulation in a globalized world while striving for a better society

Abu Dhabi: Paris-Sorbonne University Abu Dhabi hosted a conference on the challenges of business regulation in a globalized world while striving for a better society by Marc Leyenberger, Lawyer and Member of the French National Consultative Commission on Human Rights at the university Reem island campus and a member of the European Commission against Racism and Intolerance.

The conference will discuss issues related to regulation of globalisation, imposition of new international economic order and the end to the ideology of free financial markets in a world adversely affected by a global financial and economic crisis.

In addition to members of the general public, economists, academicians and other students, the conference was of particular relevance to Bachelor in Law and Economics and Masters of International Law students.

From a business perspective and ideally suited for students of Masters in Banking and Finance, Marc Leyenberger also disclosed the methodology of appropriately implementing corporate social responsibility (CSR) in the business world.

Prof. Dr. Eric Fouache, Vice-Chancellor of Paris-Sorbonne University Abu Dhabi, said, “The UAE is committed to both economic development and social progress, and therefore is a perfect example on how you can achieve business performance while striving for a better society. We are dedicated to promoting and inspiring our young students to develop a value system that honours solidarity and mutual respect between various cultures. We are pleased to host Mr. Leyenberger to further shed more light and to encourage dialogue between our students in order to lead to positively impact and benefit in the community.”

Paris-Sorbonne University Abu Dhabi is committed to delivering the future Emirati and international workforce and in contributing to UAE’s economic diversification and the future vision by offering programmes that are exclusively designed to support this progress.

Globally renowned for its level of rigorous and critical thinking, Sorbonne Abu Dhabi organises lectures, round table discussions, and conferences for its students throughout the year, hosting acclaimed experts from different parts of the world to evoke a better understanding of crucial aspects related a wide range of subjects.