Tom Vos is a full-time PhD researcher at the Jan Ronse Institute for Company and Financial Law. Under supervision of prof. Veerle Colaert and prof. Marieke Wyckaert, he is currently preparing a PhD thesis on the topic of shareholder protection in share issuances, using a comparative law and economics approach. In 2019, he was awarded a fellowship by the Research Foundation Flanders (FWO) to complete his research.
In addition to his research and teaching at the Jan Ronse Institute, Tom also lectures about negotiation and mediation, for example in the mandatory course "Negotiation and Mediation" in the master of law at the KU Leuven, and for LCM Student Association, a student association that he co-founded.
Tom obtained a bachelor in law at the KU Leuven (2011-2014, magna cum laude) and a research master in law at the KU Leuven and Tilburg University (2014-2016, magna cum laude), with a major in business law and a minor in tax law. He also obtained a Master of Laws (LL.M.) at Harvard Law School (2019-2019), with a focus on corporate governance, and was a Junior Academic Visitor at the Commercial Law Centre of Oxford University (January and February 2018).
His general research interests are shareholder protection, corporate governance, (empirical) corporate finance, mergers and acquisition, financial regulation, law and economics, negotiation and mediation.