dr. Aikaterini Argyrou LLM
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Aikaterini Argyrou, LLM, PhD is a Postdoctoral Researcher at the Utrecht Centre for Water, Oceans and Sustainability Law of Utrecht University (UCWOSL) affiliated also to the Utrecht University Social Entrepreneurship Initiative. In addition, she is a Visiting Research Fellow at Nyenrode Business University.
She obtained her bachelor of laws degree (LLB) from the Faculty of Law of the National and Kapodestrian University in Athens in 2009, her master of laws degree (LLM) in 2011 and her PhD in 2018 (2013-2018) from the Faculty of Law of Utrecht University. Her PhD dissertation is entitled: ‘Social enterprises in the EU: Law promoting stakeholder participation in social enterprises’. It comprises a comparative socio-legal study of three tailor-made legal forms in Greece, Belgium and the UK that promote social enterprises. The research is also extended to the Netherlands.
Aikaterini Argyrou, LLM, PhD is a qualified attorney in Greece and a member of the Athens Bar Association since 2012. Prior to her PhD studies (2011–2013), she was involved in many corporate social responsibility (CSR) research projects in the Netherlands, including the establishment of the ‘ACCESS’ CSR Conflict Management Center by the Hague Utilities for Global Organisations (HUGO) Initiative, and the development of the Good Governance Index by the Hague Institute of the Internationalisation of Law (HiiL). In the past, she worked as a trainee legal counsel for the Greek Embassy in The Hague and as a trainee attorney for two Greek-based legal firms (2009–2010). She is a member of the steering committee of Daughters of Themis (2016-2018).

Wetenschappelijke expertises
Company Law
Corporate Social Responsibility
social entrepreneurship
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Alle publicaties
  2018 - Artikelen
Helder, E.R. & Argyrou, A. (22-06-2018). Enige opmerkingen over een rechtsvorm voor sociaal ondernemerschap in Nederland. Juridisch Up to Date, 2018-12 (80) (8 p.).
  2018 - Boekdelen / hoofdstukken
Argyrou, A., Diepeveen, Rosalien & Lambooij, T.E. (2018). Social Entrepreneurship: (The Challenge for) Women as Economic Actors? The Role and Position of Women in the Dutch Social Enterprises. In Beate Sjåfjell & Irene Lynch Fannon (Eds.), Creating Corporate Sustainability - Gender as an Agent for Change (pp. 164-187). Cambridge University Press.
  2017 - Artikelen
Argyrou, Katerina & Lambooij, T.E. (2017). An introduction to tailor-made legislation for social enterprises in the EU - A comparison of legal regimes in Belgium, Greece and the UK. International and Comparative Corporate Law Journal, 12 (3), (pp. 47-107).
Argyrou, A. & Charitakis, Stelios (2017). Gender Equality in Employment Utilizing Female Social Entrepreneurship in Greece. International and Comparative Corporate Law Journal, 12 (2), (pp. 36-60).
Colenbrander, Aalt, Argyrou, A., Lambooij, T.E. & Blomme, Rob (2017). Inclusive governance in social enterprises in the Netherlands - A case study. Annals of Public and Cooperative Economics, 88 (4), (pp. 543-566).
Argyrou, A., Anthoni, Pjotr & Lambooy, T.E. (2017). Legal Forms for Social Enterprises in the Dutch Legal Framework - An Empirical Analysis of Social Entrepreneurs’ Attitudes on the Needs of Social Enterprises in the Netherlands. International and Comparative Corporate Law Journal, 12 (3), (pp. 1-46).
Argyrou, A. (2017). Making the Case for Case Studies in Empirical Legal Research. Utrecht Law Review, 13 (3), (pp. 95–113).
Argyrou, A. (2017). Providing Social Enterprises with Better Access to Public Procurement - The Development of Supportive Legal Frameworks. European Procurement & Public Private Partnership Law Review, 12 (3), (pp. 310-324) (15 p.).
Argyrou et al., A., Blomme, Robert Jan, Lambooij, T.E. & Kievit, Henk (2017). Unravelling the participation of stakeholders in the governance models of social enterprises in Greece. Corporate Governance (Bingley), 17 (4), (pp. 661-677) (17 p.).
  2016 - Artikelen
Argyrou, A., Lambooy, T.E., Blomme, Rob & Kievit, Henk (2016). An Understanding how Social Enterprises can benefit from Supportive Legal Frameworks: - A Case Study Report on Social Entrepreneurial Models in Greece. International Journal of Business and Globalisation, 16 (4), (pp. 491-511).
  2016 - Boekdelen / hoofdstukken
Argyrou, A., Lambooy, T.E., Blomme, Rob, Kievit, Henk, Nieuwenhuizen Kruseman, G. & Hora Siccama, D. (2016). An empirical investigation of supportive legal frameworks for social enterprises in Belgium - A cross-sectoral comparison of case studies for social enterprises from the social housing, finance and energy sector. In V. Mauerhofer (Eds.), Legal Aspects of Sustainable Development - Horizontal and sectorial policy issues (pp. 151-185) (35 p.). Springer.
Dekker, I.F., Levashova, Y., Lambooy, T.E. & Argyrou, Katerina (2016). Bridging the Gap between International Investment Law and the Environment - Introduction. In Yulia Levashova, Tineke Lambooy & Ige Dekker (Eds.), Bridging the Gap between International Investment Law and the Environment (pp. xxxv). The Hague: Eleven International Publishers.
  2014 - Artikelen
Lambooy, Tineke & Argyrou, Katerina (2014). Improving the Legal Environment for Social Entrepreneurship in Europe. European company law, 11 (2), (pp. 71-76 ) (6 p.).
  2013 - Boekdelen / hoofdstukken
Lambooy, T.E., Varner, M. & Argyrou, Katerina (2013). Oil Companies and Effective Remedies: Can Ruggie's Guiding Principles Help?. In S. Deva & D. Bilchitz (Eds.), Human Rights Obligations of Business: Beyond Corporate Responsibility to Respect Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
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Since 2013 Aikaterini undertakes a multidisciplinary doctoral research in the field of sustainability, social entrepreneurship and law. Her research focuses on the examination of a normative framework for social entrepreneurship that delivers substance to the concept of sustainability. Particularly, she examines supportive legal frameworks and tailor-made legal forms for social enterprises, in various national legal systems, and how these contribute to the development of social enterprises to pursue social objectives and respond to social and environmental challenges. 

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  • Member of the Steering Committee of the Daughters of Themis: International Network of Female Business Scholars 
  • Member of the Athens Bar Association
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