Florian Moeslein is Professor of Law at the Philipps-University Marburg, where he teaches Contract Law, Company Law and Capital Markets Law. He previously held positions as Professor at the University of Bremen and as Associate Professor at the University of St. Gallen. Born in 1971 in Germany, Florian Moeslein graduated from the Faculty of Law of the Ludwig-Maximilians-University of Munich in 1998, after having received the degree "licence en droit" at the University of Paris in 1996. He has also studied business administration and graduated in 1997 with the degree "Diplom-Kaufmann". Moreover, Florian Moeslein holds an LL.M. in International Business Law from the University of London (1999) and a doctorate from the University of Hamburg (2007); he also qualified as a practitioner under German Law (2001, Zweites Staatsexamen).
In 2007/2008, he was Jean-Monnet-Fellow at the European University Institute in Florence (Italy). Florian Moeslein has been invited as a visiting fellow by the Universities of Sydney and Melbourne (Australia, 2011), as well as by the Universities of Berkeley and Stanford (United States, 2014). His main areas of research interest include Corporate Governance, Takeovers and Mergers, and European Private Law. He has published two treatises, on corporate and takeover law as well as on default rules, in addition to numerous articles in both German and European law reviews.