Max Planck Society

Max Planck Institute for Comparative and International Private Law

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Prof. Dr. Andreas M. Fleckner, LL.M. (Harvard), MPA (Harvard), Attorney-at-Law (New York)

Head of the Otto Hahn Group

Phone: +49 40 419 00 - 291

Facsimile: +49 40 419 00 - 288


Main Fields of Research:

Private Law
Commercial, Corporate and Securities Law
Roman Law and European Legal History

Academic Career:

Born in Giessen (1980). First Legal State Exam, State of Hesse (2003). Magister in Legibus, Harvard Law School (2005). PhD (Law), University of Regensburg, Faculty of Law (2008). Second Legal State Exam, Free and Hanseatic City of Hamburg (2011). Stock Broker Exam, Stuttgart (2011). Master in Public Administration, Harvard Kennedy School (2015). PhD (History), Humboldt University of Berlin, Faculty of Arts and Humanities (2019).

Legislative Consultant, Federal Ministry of Justice (2004-2005). Enforcement Consultant, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (2005). Teaching Assistant (2005-2006) and Visiting Researcher (2005-2007), Harvard Law School. Attorney-at-Law, State of New York (since 2006). Research Associate, Research Fellow and Visiting Scholar, Max Planck Institute for Comparative and International Private Law (2006-2018). Lecturer at Bucerius Law School (2009-2019). Research Group Leader, Max Planck Institute for Tax Law and Public Finance (2016-2018).

Head of the Otto Hahn Group on Financial Regulation at the Institute (since 2019) and Professor at Humboldt University of Berlin (since 2020).

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