Invited Presentations

  • 5 Years after Liikanen – What Have We Learned?, Sitzung des House of Finance Kuratoriums, November 11, 2017, Frankfurt.
  • Germany’s Reluctance to Regulate Related Party Transactions, European Corporate Governance Institute – Oxford University – SAFE Conference on The Law and Finance of Related Party Transactions, October 20, 2017, Frankfurt.
  • Umgang mit Negativzinsen, Fachtagung Bankrecht, Sparkassenakademie Niedersachsen, September 7, 2017, Hannover.
  • The Changing Structure of Ownership, Global Corporate Governance Colloquia, June 2, 2017, Tokyo.
  • Bank Resolution – Will it Work?, IMFS Panel Discussion, March 27, 2017, Frankfurt.
  • Zivilrechtliche Herausforderungen in einem Niedrigzinsumfeld [Private Law Challenges in a Low Interest Rate Environment], Fachtagung Bankrecht, March 23, 2017, Potsdam.
  • Immobilienkredite und Finanzmarktstabilität – Besteht ein Bedarf für makroprudenzielle Eingriffe? [Home Loans and Financial Market Stability – Is there a Need for Macroprudential Intervention?], Friedrich-Alexander-University of Erlangen-Nuremberg, January 20, 2017, Nuremberg.
  • Private Law issues of the low interest rate environment, Banking Executive Seminar, November 10, 2016, University of Bonn, Bonn.
  • Why Bail-in Fails - A Critical Look at a Key Feature of the European Banking Union, McGill University Faculty of Law, October 12, 2016, Montreal.
  • Implications of the New Resolution Regimes for Regulators, Florence School of Banking and Finance, European University Institute (EUI), Executive Seminar on Banking and Resolution, July 14, 2016, Florence.
  • Negativzinsen und weitere vertragliche Folgen der Niedrigzinsphase, Forschungsstelle Bankrecht an der Westfälischen Wilhelms-Universität Münster, 6. Münsteraner Bankrechtstag, June 3, 2016, Münster.
  • Prudentielle Regulierung von Schattenbanken, Conference "Banking jenseits der Banken", April 29, 2016, Constance.
  • Interdisciplinary Approach to Law in Modern Social Context - International student and doctoral seminar at the University of Vilnius, April 21, 2016, Vilnius.
  • TLAC/MREL in practice - Economical and Legal issues, Challenges for banks in a changing regulatory environment - Workshop European Banking Institute (EBI), January 28, 2016, Frankfurt am Main.
  • SSM  SRM - – Implementation Challenges, SAFE Summer Academy, September 23, 2015, Brussels.
  • Enforcing Liability of Managing Directors in German Stock Corporations, Séminaire franco-allemand, Max Planck Institut, July 2, 2015, Paris.
  • Status of the Discussion on the EU-Shareholder Rights Directive - The Future of the Related Transactions in Particular, Conference "Corporate-Governance-Entwicklungen", May 13, 2015, Frankfurt.
  • Panel on the Banking Union and Governance of Individual Clients, The Banking Union and the Creation - Symposium European University Institute (EUI), March 19, 2015, Florence.
  • How Special Are They? Targeting Systematic Risk by Regulating Shadow Banking?, IMFS Working Lunch, February 25, 2015, Frankfurt.
  • From Rhenish Capitalism to Capitalmarket, Max-Planck-Institut für europäische Rechtsgeschichte, February 26/27, 2015, Frankfurt.
  • Shadow Banking and Competition, MaCCI Law & Economics Conference 2014 - Financial Regulation and Competition, November 6, 2014, Mannheim.
  • Relevant Actors and Decision-making Processes within the SRM, SAFE Conference on Bank Resolution and Reorganization, October 10, 2014, Bad Homburg.
  • The Financial Crisis - Coping with the Aftermath, Opening of the Legal Year Seminar of the Bar Council of England and Wales and the Law Society, September 30, 2014, London. 
  • Objectives and Implementation Issues of the Bail-in Tool, Institute for Law and Finance and Association Européenne pour le Droit Bancaire et Financier Joint Seminar on Bail-in, September 18, 2014, Frankfurt.
  • Shadow Bank Regulation, International Conference on European Banking Regulation, Ludwig-Maximilians-University, July 3, 2014, Munich.
  • The Single Supervisory Mechanism - Panacea or Quack Banking Regulation?, SAFE Workshop on Financial Regulation: A Transatlantic Perspective, Goethe Universität, June 6, 2014, Frankfurt.
  • Does Say on Pay Matter? Evidence from the German natural Experiment, Oxford-LSE Law & Finance Conference, Oxford University, May 23, 2014, Oxford.
  • New Rules for Corporate Groups in Europe, Comparative Corporate Governance Distinguished Lecture Series, Fordham University, March 27, 2014, New York.
  • Is Corporate Governance Converging in the European Union?, University of Pennsylvania Law School, March 25, 2014, Philadelphia.
  • Anteilseinziehung und Abfindungszahlung, Wissenschaftliche Vereinigung für Unternehmens- und Gesellschaftsrecht - Tagung, November 15, 2013, Frankfurt.
  • The Single Supervisory Mechanism - Panacea or Quack Banking Regulation?, LawEcon Workshop, November 12, 2013, Bonn.
  • Das Vertragsrecht der Krise - Vertragstheorie und -dogmatik im Lichte der Finanzkrise, Griechisch-Deutsches Symposium zwischen den Juristischen Fakultäten der Nationalen und Kapodistrias-Universität Athen und der Goethe-Universität Frankfurt, October 24, 2013, Athens.
  • Groups of Companies, German and Nordic Perspectives on Company Law and Capital Markets Law 2013, October 11, 2013, Hamburg.
  • Towards a European Banking Union, with Giovanni Dell’Ariccia (International Monetary Fund), Safe Summer Academy, August 30, 2013, Berlin.
  • Current developments in EU finacial services law - European Rulebooks and European Supervisors, Gemeinsames Seminar des DAV und des Bar Council of England and Wales, June 21, 2013, Hamburg.
  • Das Europäische Wirtschaftsrecht vor neuen Herausforderungen, Deutsch-Griechisches Kolloquium, June 13, 2013, Sounion-Athens.
  • The European Banking Union – Does Centralization Facilitate the Effective Supervision of Transnational Financial Institutions?, University of Ottawa, Centre for European Studies - European Union Centre of Excellence, March 28, 2013, Ottawa.
  • The European Banking Union – Does Centralization Facilitate the Effective Supervision of Transnational Financial Institutions?, McGill University, March 27, 2013, Montreal.
  • Konzernverantwortung - Regulierte Bereiche (KWG/VAG) [Responsibility for Corporate Groups in the Financial Sector], ZHR – Symposion 2013, January 19, 2013, Königstein.
  • How special are they? Targeting Systemic Risk by Regulating Shadow Banks, A Market is A Market is a Market: Financial Regulation and the Role of Law in an Era of Global Finance, 6th CLPE Conference, University of Ferrara, November 10, 2012, Ferrara.
  • Organisationsentscheidungen von Banken bei grenzüberschreitender Tätigkeit  [Organizational Choices of Banks with Cross-Border Activities], Goethe-Universität Frankfurt, Institute for Monetary and Financial Stability, May 9, 2012, Frankfurt.
  • Organizational Choices of Banks as an Impediment to Effective Banking Supervision, 2012 Symposium of the Texas International Law Journal, The University of Texas, School of Law, February 10, 2012, Austin.
  • Remedies in Context: An Economics Perspective on Uniform Laws
    Joint Annual Meeting of Law and Society Association and Canadian Law and Society Association, May 31, 2008, Montreal.
  • Erkenntnispotentiale der Spieltheorie für das Recht: Die Sequenz gewährleistungsrechtlicher Rechtsbehelfe als Illustration [Potential Insights from Game Theory in Legal Analysis: Sequencing of Buyer's Remedies in Sales Contracts as an Illustration]
    University of Tübingen, Law School, May 26, 2008, Tübingen.
  • Asset-Partitioning, Debt-Equity Agency Conflicts, and Choice of Organizational Form
    University of St. Gallen, May 9, 2008, St. Gallen.
  • Asset-Partitioning, Debt-Equity Agency Conflicts, and Choice of Organizational Form
    Public Lectures and Seminars in Law and Economics, European Doctorate in Law and Economics, Università di Bolgna, January 22, 2007, Bologna.
  • Nacherfüllung beim Stückkauf: Ineffiziente Systemwidrigkeit oder adäquate gesetzgeberische Nachahmung privatautonomer Vertragslösungen [Specific Substitution and Sales Contracts on Specified Goods: Inefficient Systemic Adversity or Adequate Market Mimicking Rule?]
    University of Athens, October 19, 2007, Athens.
  • An Agency Theory Approach to Partnership Law
    Workshop on: The Economics of the Modern Firm, Jönköping International Business School, September 20-21, 2007, Jönköping.
  • Corporate Governance in a Viable Market for Secondary Listings
    24th Annual Conference, European Association of Law and Economics (EALE), September 14, 2007, Copenhagen.
  • An Agency Theory Approach to Partnership Law
    LawEcon Workshop, Bonn Graduate School of Economics, University of Bonn Faculty of Law, and Max-Planck-Institute for Research on Collective Goods, July 17, 2007, Bonn.
  • Corporate Governance und Markt für internationale Zweitnotierungen [Corporate Governance and Market for International Secondary Listings]
    Max-Planck-Insitute for Research on Collective Goods, July 16, 2007, Bonn.
  • Verhaltenszurechnung in Vertragsverhältnissen [Liability for Third Party Actions in Contractual Relations]
    5th Colloquium for Postdoctoral Lecturers of the Max-Planck-Insitute for International and Comparative Private Law, June 11-12, 2007, Hamburg.
  • Comparative Corporate Culture: The Prospects of Convergence on a Standard Model of Corporate Governance,
    Guest Lecture, McGill University, Faculty of Law, March 14, 2007, Montreal.
  • Corporate Governance in a Viable Market for Secondary Listings
    Annual Law & Economics Conference 2007, Università di Bologna, European Master of Law and Economics, February 16, 2007, Bologna.
  • Das neue Schuldrecht. Zielsetzung und erste Erfahrungen [The New Law of Obligations - Goals and First Experiences]
    Conference "Service Through the Third Power? - Judiciary on New Paths" of Bund Deutscher Rechtspfleger in cooperation with Protestant Academy Bad Boll, November 13-15, 2002, Bad Boll.
  • Schuldrecht für Europa - Probleme der Rechtsangleichung durch Richtlinien am Beispiel der Verbrauchsgüterkauf-Richtlinie (1999/44/EG) [Law of Obligations for Europe - Problems of Legal Harmonization with Directives illustrated on the Example of the Consumer-Sales-Directive (1999/44/EC)]
    VII. Congress Young Lawyers and Economy "Europe of Citizens? - After the Introduction of the Euro and before EC-Enlargement - Interim Results and Perspectives" der Hanns Martin Schleyer-Stiftung, May 22-24, 2002, Essen.

Research Networks and Roundtables

  • Forum for Young Corporate and Capital Market Lawyers, Frankfurt
  • Panel of Young Corparate Law Scholars at Heinrich-Heine-University, Centre for Business and Corparate Law, June 7, 2008, Düsseldorf
  • Frankfurter Gesprächskreis Unternehmensrecht, Frankfurt.