Georg Ringe

Professor, Copenhagen Business School,

W.-Georg Ringe is Professor of International Commercial Law at Copenhagen Business School. In March 2017, he will take up a chair at the University of Hamburg, Germany, where he will direct the Institute of Law & Economics. He is also a Visiting Professor at the University of Oxford, Faculty of Law, on a continuous basis.

Professor Ringe has held visiting positions at various institutions in Europe and North America, including Columbia Law School and Vanderbilt University. He is the editor of the new Journal of Financial Regulation, which has been published by the OUP since 2015. He has been involved in policy work with both the European Commission and the European Parliament on issues of European Corporate Law.

His current research interests are in the general areas of law and finance, comparative corporate governance, capital and financial markets, insolvency law, and conflict of laws. Recent publications include The Deconstruction of Equity (OUP 2016), The Anatomy of Corporate Law (3rd edition, 2017, with Kraakman et al.), and The Oxford Handbook of Corporate Law and Governance (OUP, forthcoming 2017, with Jeffrey Gordon (eds.)).

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