PhD Researcher and Academic Assistant

    Gauthier Vandenbossche


    Gauthier Vandenbossche (1997) is a PhD candidate and academic assistant at the Faculty of Law and Criminology (Department of Interdisciplinary Study of Law, Private Law and Business Law and Financial Law Institute) and the Faculty of Economics and Business Administration (Department of Accounting, Corporate Finance and Taxation) at Ghent University. He joined the Financial Law Institute in October 2020.

    Gauthier is teaching assistant for the law courses in Business Administration (in particular “Inleiding tot het recht” and “Belastingstrategie”).

    He graduated summa cum laude as Master of Science in Business Administration (Taxation) in 2020.

    He has a strong interest in law and its intersection with business economics. Gauthier is preparing a PhD dissertation in the area of insolvency law, under the supervision of Prof. Dr. Diederik Bruloot and Prof. Dr. Bertel De Groote. Focusing on the optimization of the scope of application of insolvency procedures, the main objective of his research is to find out whether currently the right entities are ending up in the right insolvency procedure and to what extent optimizations are possible.

    He presented his research at the INSOL Europe Academic Conference (Dublin, 2022), INSOL Europe Annual Congress (Dublin, 2022), PhD workshop on European/International Insolvency Law (Leiden, 2022, third pize), PhD workshop on law reform in secured transactions and insolvency proceedings (Antwerp, 2022) and INSOL Europe Academic Conference (Dubrovnik, 2022)

    Gauthier publishes within the field of insolvency law, business law and tax law. He is also a speaker at seminars (Faillissement van natuurlijke personen (kwijtschelding) – Curatorenopleiding Gandaius &Utopix – Gent 17.11.2022).