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At the beginning of February my article “Compensation, but no Rewards for Whistleblowers? -  Some Thoughts on the Introduction of Financial Incentive Programmes in the Wake of the EU Whistleblower Directive's Transposition” has been published in ZEuP. The link to the article on Beck-Online can be fo...

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...

On May 23-24, 2019 the Max-Planck-Institute for Research on Collective Goods in Bonn hosted the workshop "Experimental Comparative Law". This workshop brought together researchers from comparative law and empirical legal studies to discuss the promises as well as potential pitfalls of using experime...

In April 2019 the commentary European Financial Law Services, edited by Matthias Lehmann and Christoph Kumpan, was published. This book analyses and explains EU legislation governing financial services. It is for legal practitioners in international law firms, the financial industry, regulators, ...

In October 2018 the Institute of Law and Technology hosted the conference Exploring Remedies - Impulses for a German and European ´Law of Remedies´ where I presented my thoughts on "Economics of remedies - the perspective of corporate law". You can find the whole agenda here.