Professor, House of Finance, Goethe-University, Frankfurt
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. 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; a Bok Visiting International Professorship at PennLaw, Phildalphia, is planned for 2021 (COVID-19 allowing).
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 and of the German Federal Ministry of Finance's working group on capital markets law. 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.