Corporate governance, Bankruptcy governance, Debt finance, Insolvency, Regulation of financial investors, Regulatory competition, Role of the EU in corporate lawmaking, Dispute resolution (Systems)
Horst Eidenmüller joined the Faculty of Law as a Visiting Professor in 2009 and took up the Freshfields Chair for Commercial Law and a Professorial Fellowship at St. Hugh’s College, Oxford, in 2015.
Eidenmüller was born in Munich, Germany. He obtained an LLM at Cambridge University (1989) and a PhD from Munich University (1994) after working for McKinsey & Co. in the 1990s. After his Habilitation in 1998, he was a law professor at the University of Münster from 1999 until 2003. From 2003 to 2014, he held the Chair for Private Law, German, European and International Company Law at Munich University. This position was designated as a research professorship under the excellence scheme of the German Research Foundation from 2007 to 2011.