Max Planck Society

Max Planck Institute for Comparative and International Private Law

Media Information
Online version Handwörterbuch des Europäischen Privatrechts


Main Fields of Research:

German and European Company Law and Securities Regulation, Commercial Law including Accounting Law, Economic Analysis of the Law and Comparative Law


Managing Director

Main Fields of Research:

Law of obligations and law of succession in historical and comparative perspective; Relationship between the English common law and continental civil law; Mixed legal systems (in particular Scotland and South Africa); Harmonization of European private law