• Professor of Law, Holder of the ADA Chair, Faculté de Droit, d'Économie et de Finance (FDEF), University of Luxembourg, from 1 March 2016.
  • (non-executive) Director, Center for Business & Corporate Law, Faculty of Law, Heinrich Heine University Duesseldorf, since August 2012



University of Liechtenstein, Institute for Financial Services, 1/2010 – 2016

  • Professor of Law, Propter Homines Chair for Banking and Securities Law, University of Liechtenstein / House of Finance, Vaduz, Liechtenstein
  • Member of the University’s Senate and the Habilitation Committee

Heinrich Heine University [“HHU”], Faculty of Law, Duesseldorf, Germany (“HHU”), 9/2004 – 2/2012

  • Degree: Postdoctoral thesis (“Habilitation”)
  • Thesis title: “Principles of Collective Investments”
  • Supervisor: Professor Dr. Ulrich Noack, Professor Dr. Christian Kersting, LL.M. (Yale)

Provincial Court of Duesseldorf, Germany, 11/2004 – 12/2006

  • Degree: Assessor Juris (Equivalent to Bar Exam)
  • Training included work for the 10th Commercial Chamber (Germany), the Prosecution Department for Organized Crime, Hengeler Mueller Rechtsanwälte (Germany) and Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP (Toronto, ON)

University of Toronto, Faculty of Law, ON, Canada (“U of T”), 8/2003 – 8/2004

  • Degree: Master of Law (LL.M.)
  • Thesis  “Explicit  and  Implicit  System  of  Corporate  Control”  (A+),  supervised  by  Prof. Iacobucci
  • President of the Graduate Law Students’ Association

Heinrich Heine University, Faculty of Law, Duesseldorf, Germany, 1999 – 2004

  • Degree: Doctor Juris
  • Grade: Summa Cum Laude [recognition for best dissertation of the year]
  • Thesis: „Shareholder Information in Public Corporations“, supervised by Professor Dr. Ulrich Noack, Professor Dr. Gerd Krieger
  • Disputation on “The Price of Justice – the Method of Law and Economics”

Heinrich Heine University, Faculty of Law, Duesseldorf, Germany, 1994 – 1999

  • Degree: First Juridical State Exam [J.D. equivalent] – with honours

Humboldt Gymnasium, Duesseldorf, Germany, 1985 – 1994

  • Majors: Mathematics, History
  • President of the Students’ Committee 1992/1993

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Last updated on: 11 Mär 2016