Max Planck Society

Max Planck Institute for Comparative and International Private Law

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Dr. Katrin Deckert, D.E.A./D.E.S.S. (Univ. Paris 1), LL.M. (HU Berlin)

Senior Research Fellow under Prof. Dr. Holger Fleischer

Mail: deckert@mpipriv.de

Main Fields of Research:

German, French and European corporate, capital markets and business law

Academic Career:

- Born on 17 March 1978 in Zittau, Germany.

- Studies in law and economics, University of Dresden; Licence de droit (licence in law), University of Paris X-Nanterre (1998–1999); Maîtrise de droit (master’s degree in law), University of Paris X-Nanterre (1999–2000); Diplôme d'Études Approfondies (D.E.A., special studies degree) International economic law, University of Paris I Panthéon- Sorbonne (2000–2001); Diplôme d'Études Juridiques Appliquées (D.E.J.A., Diplom degree) German law, University of Paris X-Nanterre (2000-2002); Diplôme d'Études Supérieures Spécialisées (D.E.S.S., special studies degree) European law, University of Paris I Panthéon–Sorbonne (2001-2002); LL.M. German law, Humboldt University-Berlin (2002-2003).

- Bi-national Doctorate ("La sollicitation publique des investisseurs en droits communautaire, français et allemand"/ "Der öffentliche Vertrieb von Wertpapieren im europäischen, französischen und deutschen Recht") supervised by Prof. Dominique Carreau and Prof. Dr. Dr. Dr. hc. mult. Klaus J. Hopt, at the University of Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne and Hamburg (Rigorosum: 28 October 2009, Hamburg; Defense: 19. November 2009, Paris).

- Research Fellow, University of Paris I Panthéon–Sorbonne (2001–2004); Research and Teaching Assistant, University of Paris II Panthéon–Assas, Institute of Comparative Law (2004–2006); Research Associate at the Institute (2007-2009); Lecturer in German Law (Maître de langue), University Paris-Est Créteil Val de Marne (2008-2010); Senior Research Fellow at the Institute (since 2010).

- Courses: French corporate law and European tax law, University of Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne (2002-2004); Introduction to German law, French commercial law, French civil law (law of obligations), University of Paris II Panthéon–Assas (2004-2006); comparative law and German civil law (law of obligations, property law), University of Paris I Panthéon–Sorbonne (2006-2007); German property law and corporate law, University of Paris I Panthéon–Sorbonne (2007-2008); Introduction to German law, German property law, contract law and tort law, University of Paris-Est Créteil Val de Marne (2007-2010); German commercial law and company law, University of Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne (2008-2009); European company law, University of Paris-Est Créteil Val de Marne (2008-2010); French law of obligations, University of Paris-Est Créteil Val de Marne (2009-2010); especially contract law, University of Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne (2010); Introduction to French law, Johannes Gutenberg-Universität Mainz (2010).

Professional Memberships and Activities

Deputy Secretary General of the International Academy of Comparative Law (www.iuscomparatum.org) (since 2007); Member of the Municipal Advisory Board (conseillère municipale) of the city of La Celle Saint Cloud (France) (since 2008); Member of the Société de législation comparée, Trans Europe Experts and Association européenne de droit bancaire et financier (AEDBF) – France.