Viviane de BEAUFORT

Professor
department: Public & Private Policy
Campus de Cergy
+33 (0)1 34 43 30 61
Comparative Law – International Law – Entrepreneurship – Law and Economics – Public Policy and Administration – Business Ethics & Business Philosophy – Political Science – Strategy – International Business – Negotiation
Biography

Professor and Researcher – Expert in European law, public affairs and lobbying , business law and  corporate governance,  Gender issues.

She publishes in public affairs (including lobbying), European business law  (competition, M&A,  takeovers, group law, corporate governance and CSR, external commercial policies of EU); gender issues

Director of  Centre Européen de Droit et d'Economie (https://cede.essec.edu/) – ECLE CERESSEC think tank registered near the EP and the EC at Brussels; 

Founder of the programs WOMEN-ESSEC Executive

Active member of think tanks and networks on Europe, Company governance, European public affairs and lobbying, Gender Issues, Startups and impact Entrepreneurship,…

Qualified experts for public authorities, Orientation Committee for Toute l'Europe, Governance Committee of the CDC,…

Chevalier du Mérite et de la Légion d'honneur

Founder of the Club Génération Startuppeuse

Active on Social Media:

Blogs: http://vdb-gender-mixite.com/ & http://europe.vivianedebeaufort.fr/

Member of many Linkedin groups & Owner of the group "Adm et Dirigeantes – Women Leaders": https://www.linkedin.com/groups/3816734/ 

 

Diplomas

  • 2001: Doctorat in European Community Law (Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne France)
  • 1984: Master 2 European Law and European Economics (Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne France)
  • 1983: Diploma from the Centre Universitaire d’Etudes Europeennes Economiques (Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne France)
  • 1982: Maitrise in Political Sciences and Law (Université Paris X Nanterre France)
Career
Professional appointments
    • 2022 – Now : board member (Forum pour l’Investissement responsable France)
    • 2021 – Now : Board member (F2IC France)
    • 2018 – Now : non executive director (WIRATE France)
    • 2018 – Now : Researcher (#NoComment France)
    • 1986 – 1988 : Co-founder of a company to teach and organize seminars on the internal european market (TBD France)
Other appointments
    • 2021 – Now : Other (ESSEC Business School France)
    • 2018 – 2021 : Fondatrice et Référente du systeme Respect d’Autrui ESSEC (ESSEC Business School France)
    • 2015 – Now : Professor (ESSEC Business School France)
    • 2008 – Now : Director of the Centre Europeen de Droit et d’Economie (ESSEC Business School France)
    • 2007 – Now : adviser (Institut du Capitalisme Responsable France)
    • 2005 – 2021 : Other (ESSEC Business School France)
Other Academic Appointments
    • 2019 – Now : advisory board (Indépendant France)
    • 2019 – Now : adviser (Federation des Femmes Administrateurs France)
    • 2012 – 2023 : Co-Director of the Law Program- ESSEC (ESSEC Business School France)
    • 2011 – Now : Academic director / Pedagogical Head (ESSEC Business School France)
    • 2008 – Now : Academic Director of the Women ESSEC Programs (ESSEC Business School France)
    • 2002 – 2006 : Academic Director of the Executive MBA-ESSEC-Mannheim (ESSEC Business School France)
    • 1997 – 2010 : Head of the Law department (ESSEC Business School France)
    • 1990 – 1993 : Creation of the Program “Etudes Europe” (Groupe IPME France)
    • 1990 – 1994 : Founder and Coordinator of the 1rst permanent teaching program “Affaires européennes “ with the Pr Olivier Audeoud (Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne France)
Full-time academic appointments
    • 2009 – Now : Professor (ESSEC Business School France)
    • 2004 – 2009 : Associate Professor (ESSEC Business School France)
    • 1992 – 2004 : Assistant Professor (ESSEC Business School France)

Awards

  • 2018 : Book entitled: “L’innovation managériale : les multiples voies d’une spirale vertueuse”, categorised by the Collège de Labellisation de la FNEGE in the category: Collective Research book.
  • 2018 : Chevalier de la Legion d’Honneur
  • 2011 : Chevalier du Merite
  • 2010 : The Montesquieu Circle 2010 Prize was awarded to Antoine Masson, Research Associate at the European Center of Law and Economics (CEDE) for the collective book “Stratégies juridiques des entreprises” (Larcier, 2009). Professors Viviane de Beaufort and Hugues Bouthinon-Dumas also contributed to this collective work. The prize was awarded on the 8th April 2010 by Jean-Michel Darrois to Antoine Masson, in the presence of Hugues Bouthinon-Dumas.

Grants

  • 1996 : Chaire Jean Monnet “ad personam”

Journal articles

Books

Book chapters

Conference Proceedings

Presentations at an Academic or Professional conference

Technical reports / White papers

Working Papers

Interviews: radio – TV – press

Other

Press article, video or other popular media

Thesis co-director

  • Now : Techniques contractuelles et gestion des risques dans les operations de FUSACQ
  • 2019 : L’obligation d’information de l’investissseur envers les marches financiers -etude critique
  • 2017 : Role et fonctions du droit de l’UE dans l’integration des politiques d’armement (Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne France)

Business Law

  • 2021 – Now : Law & globalisation- CSR challenges (ESSEC Business School France)
  • 2018 – Now : from lobbying to e-lobbying (ESSEC Business School France)
  • 2013 – Now : Lobbying & corporate law (ESSEC Business School France)
  • 2012 – Now : Fondamentaux en gouvernance responsable (ESSEC Business School France)
  • 1996 – Now : European law (ESSEC Business School France)
  • 1996 – Now : Institutions & lobbying (ESSEC Business School France)
  • 1996 – Now : Droit des groupes et gouvernance responsable (ESSEC Business School France)
  • 1997 – 2010 : sensibilisation à l’Union européenne (ESSEC Business School France)
  • 1998 – 2008 : Union européenne realites pour l’entreprise (ESSEC Business School France)

Project follow-up

  • 2021 – 2023 : opting out
  • 2021 – 2022 : duty of diligence and legal and reputational problems of corporate
  • 2020 – 2022 : evaluation and questioning of FIR questions on CAC40
  • 2017 – 2022 : support for startups club generation Startuppeuse

Supervision of Research UV

  • 2008 – 2023 : research works of student lawyers

Coaching

  • 2019 – 2022 : Women board ready team work
  • 2018 – 2022 : researchwork on lobbying issues
  • 2016 – 2021 : research works in corporate governance UCP

Apprenticeship tutoring

  • 2008 – 2022 : professional theses of MSDAIM Students
Research activities
  • Member of an academic association
    • 2021 – Now: Membre de la Commission prospective IFA (IFA – Institut Français des Administrateurs France)
    • 2018 – Now: Member of the Orientation Committee of the l’Observatoire International de l’Equilibre Hommes/Femmes
    • 2017 – 2021: Member of the Orientation Committee of Proxinvest
    • 2010 – Now: ECODA ( Belgium)
  • Editorial Board Membership
    • 2019 – Now: Collection Ad Valorem
    • 2019 – Now: Editorial board membership – Corporate Law & Governance Review
    • 2018 – Now: Editorial board membership – Cahiers de la sécurité et de la justice
    • 2017 – Now: Editorial board membership – Revue de Droit de l’Union Européenne
    • 2013 – 2013: Editorial board membership – Revue Internationale de la Compliance et de L’éthique des Affaires
    • 2009 – 2017: Editorial board membership – Cahiers de la Sécurité
    • 1997 – 1997: Editorial board membership – Revue du Groupe des Bellefeuilles
  • Role as an expert or appraisor in a research organization
    • 2017 – Now: INSTITUT DU CAPITALISME RESPONSABLE ( France)
    • 2017 – Now: Observatoire des Actionnaires d’Avenir ( France)
    • 1987 – Now: Insitutional Relations with the European Commission and the European Parliament in collaboration with lobbying offices or for thinks tanks and NGOs
  • Function in an academic association
    • 1999 – Now: Member of the Scientific Committee of the institut National des Hautes Etudes de la Securite et de la Justice ( France)
Professional activities
  • Member of a professional association, of an expert group or of a board of directors
    • 2021 – Now: Member of the 2FIC administrative council ( France)
    • 2018 – Now: Member of the Governance Council of the CDC (Caisse des dépôts France)
    • 2018 – Now: Member of the Expert Panel at the Institut du Capitalisme Responsable ICR
    • 2018 – Now: Member of the Orientation Committee of the Observatoire de la Mixite
    • 2018 – Now: Member of the Orientation Committee of the Observatoire des Actionnaires d’Avenir
    • 2018 – Now: Member and President of numerous editorial boards and/or entrepreneurial jurys (Les plumes de l’Economie et du droit, BUSOFeminin Awards, etc..)
    • 2017 – Now: Advisor Women In Africa
    • 2017 – Now: Advisor of the Federation des Femmes Administrateurs
    • 2015 – Now: Expert for (DARES) and the DGE
    • 2014 – Now: Permanent Forum Member of the Société civile Européenne (Permanent forum of European civil society)
    • 2014 – Now: Referent Member for the website Administratrices du Ministère des droits des femmes
    • 2014 – Now: Member, ONU femmes France
    • 2013 – Now: Member of the Observatoire international de l’équilibre hommes-Femmes
    • 2013 – Now: Member of the Association des Professeurs de droit des grandes écoles
    • 2013 – Now: Board of Action’Elles
    • 2013 – Now: Member of Observatoire des Actionnaires d’Avenir
    • 2012 – Now: Member of European Law institute
    • 2012 – Now: Member of the Scientific Committee of Women Equity for Growth
    • 2011 – Now: Member of RDV de l’Innovation Juridique EY Ste d’avocats- Marseille
    • 2011 – Now: Member of ECODA (Fédération européenne des Instituts d’Administrateurs Indépendants), Bruxelles
    • 2011 – Now: Member of CEDECE since 2011
    • 2010 – Now: Administrator of Confrontations Europe
    • 2010 – Now: Member of ECGI (European corporate governance institute), Bruxelles
    • 2010 – Now: Expert of the CEDE : Official think tank for the French RP and the European Commission
    • 2007 – Now: Member of GNL, Bruxelles
    • 2004 – Now: Member of BASE, Paris ( France)
    • 2004 – Now: Honorary President of Groupe des Belles feuilles
    • 2001 – Now: Individual Expert for the European Union
    • 1995 – Now: Member of the Strategic Orientation Committee at PWN Paris
  • Other professional activity
    • 2012 – Now: Jury Member for the Grand Prix de l’AG
    • 2010 – Now: jurys startups de différents concours – representation ESSEC (ESSEC Business School France)
    • 2000 – 2020: Administrator of Finafix
  • Consulting
    • 2000 – Now: Consulting: Arcturus group, APCE, Cabinet Constantin, Ernst and Young sociétés d’avocat , Communication et Institutions, Women’s Forum, capitalcom, Fédération des Femmes administrateurs
Theses
  • – : FATAH F. , Thesis co-director, Techniques contractuelles et gestion des risques dans les operations de FUSACQ
  • 2019 : JANICOT L. , Thesis co-director, L’obligation d’information de l’investissseur
  • 2017 : SIMON E. (Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne), Thesis co-director, Role et fonctions du droit de l’UE dans l’integration des politiques d’armement