Rudiger Veil

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Rüdiger Veil (* 1966 in Limburg an der Lahn ) is a German legal scholar . Since August 2017 he has held the chair for civil law and corporate law at the LMU Munich .


Veil completed his law degree at the Justus Liebig University in Giessen . In 1993 he passed the first state examination in law and was then a research assistant at the chair for German and European corporate and economic law, legal sociology and civil law of Thomas Raiser at the Humboldt University in Berlin . In 1995 Veil received his doctorate with a thesis on the "transformation of a stock corporation into a limited liability company " and in 1996 passed the second state examination in law at the Berlin Court of Appeal .

He then worked as a lawyer in a commercial law firm in Düsseldorf . In 1998 he returned to Thomas Raiser's chair as a research assistant and completed his habilitation - after a six-month research stay in the USA - in December 2002 with a thesis on corporate contracts at the Humboldt University in Berlin. This was followed by a substitute professorship at the University of Heidelberg and then a call to the Bucerius Law School in Hamburg , which Rüdiger Veil accepted in July 2003. In 2007 he turned down an offer at the University of Nuremberg-Erlangen .

At the Bucerius Law School, Rüdiger Veil taught civil law, international private law and corporate and capital market law . His research focuses on German and European company law (law of corporations , corporate and transformation law ), international capital market law and competition law . From 2007 to 2017 he was also Managing Director of the Institute for Corporate and Capital Markets Law at Bucerius Law School. In 2017 he accepted a position at the Ludwig Maximilian University in Munich.

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