Max Planck Society

Max Planck Institute for Comparative and International Private Law

Media Information
Online version Handwörterbuch des Europäischen Privatrechts

Carl-Friedrich Thoma

Research Associate under Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. Holger Fleischer

Phone: +49 40 419 00 - 363

Facsimile: +49 40 419 00 - 288


Main Fields of Research:

Insolvency Law and Company Law

Academic Career:

2010 to 2015 study of law at the University of Freiburg, financial support provided by the German Academic Scholarship Foundation. 2013 to 2015 student research assistant at the University of Freiburg’s Institute of Foreign and International Private Law, Dept. II, under Prof. Dr. Hanno Merkt, LL.M. At Institute since November 2015.

Recent Lectures:


Das gläubigerzentrierte Insolvenzverfahren – Zeit für einen Paradigmenwechsel im deutschen Insolvenzrecht?

Wissenschaftliches Konzil

  • Location: Max-Planck-Institut für ausländisches und internationales Privatrecht, Hamburg


Creditors' prevalence in insolvency procedures: what Germany can learn from the UK

IECL Lunchtime Seminar Series

  • Location: Institute of European and Comparative Law, University of Oxford

Recent Publications