Commercial and Business Law Courses 

Bizeducate offers a wide-range of business law courses for the in-house lawyers in order to fulfil their training needs.

The aim of our legal courses – an understanding in the areas of Commercial and Corporate Law and show how they interrelate. You will learn the importance of risk analysis, the legal consequences of both your words and actions and gain a thorough understanding of the rules that regulate the formation and enforcement of commercial contracts.

The List of Our Prepared Courses

The Mini MBA for Corporate Lawyers

This intensive course uses the latest MBA thinking and techniques to focus on the real and challenging issues that are confronting today’s in-house legal departments.

The programme includes: 

  • Mission – Objectives and purpose of the Legal Unit in the modern business environment
  • Litigation management
  • Corporate matters
  • Compliance
  • Contract negotiation and drafting techniques


Corporate Finance Law

Comparative International Commercial Arbitration

Comparative Contract Law

IPO considerations

Cross Border M&A

International Trusts and Foundation

Strategic International Tax Planning and Structuring

International JV and investment protection mechanisms

Dutch anti-money laundering and corporate law

Key modules of the course:

  • Anti-Money Laundering Regulation in The Netherlands
  • Dutch Corporate Law
  • Some relevant changes to the Dutch tax and substance aspects


Presenters and Course Fasilitators

Oleg Kuts

Oleg Kuts

Graduated from UCL (LL.M Law degree) in 2011, Belarus State University in 1995 (LLB and LPC) and Moscow Academy by City Council in 1987 (Master’s).Joined KK & Partners (UK) ltd. in January 2013, he has been involved in a number of transactions in cross-border M&A, corporate restructuring, corporate finance law, equity/debt investments and international tax planning.
Since January 2008 Oleg acted for Kazakhmys PLC and specialised primarily in cross-border M&A, corporate reorganisation and restructuring, international investments and structured finance transaction in the natural resources and energy sectors with the particular emphasis on the CIS.
Oleg also worked for Deutsche Bank (DB) in London for two years, where he advised and assisted on legal aspects of international finance (including syndicated loans), compliance with the FSA, the UKLA and Russian banking law and directives, IPO (Prospectus and disclosure) regulation and was responsible for cooperation with the DB branch and UFG in Moscow.
Prior to joining DB, from 1990 to 2003, Oleg worked as a Managing Partner at his own chambers Kuts & Sons ltd. and focused on private equity, cross-border M&A, investment structuring, banking law and security (e.g. asset financing, structured finance, leveraged buy-outs), debt restructuring and refinancing (including insolvency procedures such as administration, receivership, voluntary arrangements, liquidation and bankruptcy), off-shore regulation, international arbitration and litigation.
Oleg is a member and arbitrator at Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb) in London and has extensive experience (over 20 years) in international arbitration, Ad Hoc hearings and mediation.
Oleg, during last 8 years, is an honorary speaker at international conferences on Corporate Finance, International Contract Law, M&A, International Tax Planning, Trust Law and International Arbitration for lawyers from CIS countries.

Antonio Sirica

Antonio Sirica

Lawyer with over 16 years of experience in legal assistance to businesses and individuals. After graduating in law from the Luiss University of Rome, he moved to Milan where he worked for over a decade with the international law firm Clifford Chance. He has gained significant experience in civil and commercial law, with particular attention to contract law and real estate law. He also held the position of Head of the Legal Department of a large Italian industrial company for five years. He speaks fluent English and is at ease in negotiating delicate business, even on an international scale. He collaborates as a teacher with the Paradigma company providing legal training courses.

Qualifications: Avvocato – Admitted to the Italian Bar in 2004.
Listed in GC Powerlist Italy held by Legal500 in 2018.

Professional Experience:
– General Counsel at Piaggio Aerospace, Italy from 2014 to 2019

– Senior Associate at Clifford Chance, Italy, from 2003 to 2014

Education Business Lawyer Master, at I.F.A.F. Scuola di Finanza, Milano (2003).
Law Degree, at L.U.I.S.S. University, Roma, (grade 107/110). Thesis in Business Law: “Methods of financing of the joint-stock companies other than shares and bonds” (2001).

Maxim Hodak

Maxim Hodak

Maxim is a Dutch attorney-at-law with extensive international (in-house) legal experience with a particular focus on servicing clients from Eurasian markets in the Netherlands in the fields of Dutch corporate law, Dutch commercial law, international trade law, corporate finance and mergers and acquisitions, setting up and management of complex international projects and tax/finance structures. He communicates in Dutch, German, French, English, Russian and Ukrainian.

Maxim has focused on clients from Eurasia as a response to a growing need of such clients to receive a profound legal advice and support in the framework of setting up operations and structuring assets and activities in and through the Dutch jurisdiction.

Maxim began his legal career at Clifford Chance Brussels in 2002. Subsequently he has worked as legal counsel at ING Bank in The Netherlands. In 2005 he was requested to join an international TV channel as general counsel and managing director of the holding company to support the entity in its international growth and expansion from The Netherlands. Starting from 2009 he fully continued to provide legal services to various Eurasian clients in the Netherlands with a focus on corporate and contract law, international tax, assets structuring and project finance.

Maxim holds a Master’s degree in Law (University of Amsterdam) and a Post-graduate professional education degree in the area of Investment Finance (EHSAL Management School, Brussels). He is furthermore preoccupied with continued Dutch legal and tax education.

Mr. drs. Reinier W.L. Russell

Mr. drs. Reinier W.L. Russell

Reinier Russell, LL.M. is the Managing Partner at Russell Advocaten, a full-service law firm located in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. Reinier’s main practice areas are corporate and commercial law. He is also an expert in the field of employment law. His clients include international businesses, Embassies, IT companies and fashion, retail and luxury.

Reinier is the Honorary Consul of Brazil in Amsterdam and Chairman of Corps Consulaire Nederland. He is the initiator of the post-graduate training course “Governing Charitable Funds” at the VU University Amsterdam where he teaches Directors’ Liability. Reinier regularly holds courses and seminars on business-related topics.

His publications include the practice oriented “Dealing With the Dutch: An Introduction to Dutch Business Law” and numerous books and articles on labor law, (int.) contract law and corporate law.

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