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Prof. Dr. Katja Langenbucher

Curriculum Vitae

Katja is a law professor at Goethe-University's House of Finance in Frankfurt, affiliated professor at SciencesPo, Paris, and long-term guest professor at Fordham Law School, NYC, SAFE Fellow with the Leibniz Institute for Financial Research SAFE; PI ZEVEDI-group on AI and Finance.

She has held visiting positions at SciencesPo, Paris (2008: Alfred Grosser Chaire); Sorbonne, Paris; Wirtschaftsuniversität Wien, Vienna; London School of Economics, London; Columbia Law School, NYC and Fordham Law School (2018: Edward Mulligan Distinguished Professorship), NYC; PennLaw, Philadelphia (2022: Bok Visiting International Professorship); NYU Law School (starting 2026: Global Faculty).

Katja has published extensively on corporate, banking and securities law. Her book “Economic transplants – on lawmaking for corporations and capital markets" (CUP 2017) offers an interdisciplinary outlook on finance; her latest co-edited book discusses the “Capital Market Union and beyond" (MIT Press 2019). Katja's current research projects focus on FinTech, artificial intelligence and corporate governance of banks.

She is a member of the German securities market oversight body's (BaFin) supervisory board, a member of the German Federal Ministry of Finance's working group on capital markets law and also a member of the Center for AI and Digital Policy-Global Academic Network. She is a board member at the Fondation Nationale des Sciences Politiques (FNSP/SciencesPo). Katja was a member of the supervisory board of a German bank (2014-18) and of the EU Commission's High Level Forum on the Capital Market Union.

Detailed Curriculum Vitae

​Research Interests

Katja's current research projects focus on FinTech, artificial intelligence, algorithmic credit scoring and corporate governance of banks. 

List of Publications in English: Publications (June 2024)