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…to the websites of the chair of Private Law, Commercial, Company and Business Law.

Further information about the activities of and the events organized by the chair can be retrieved by clicking the „News“ button. Details about the research conducted at the chair can be found under the respective heading „Research“. A list of the current courses taught by Professor Schmolke can be found here (in German).

On Wednesday, October 20, 2021, I gave a presentation on "Legal Paternalism and European Company Law." The presentation was part of the international conference "The Future of European Company Law" of the Center for Private Law Research (Centro de Investigação de Direito Privado) affiliated to th...

The textbook “Economic Methods for Lawyers”, edited by Emanuel V. Towfigh and Niels Petersen, published by Edward Elgar Publishing, is now freely available on the Internet. You can access it here for free. In this textbook I wrote the chapter “Contract Theory and Economics of Contract Law” (pp. 9...