Patrick C. Leyens is Professor of Law & Economics at the School of Law, Erasmus University Rotterdam, and currently a guest professor at the School of Law, University of Hamburg.
His principal research concerns corporate, commercial, and capital market law. He is a member of the Schmalenbach Society’s expert commission on corporate governance reporting. Earlier In he served as an advisor for the German Federal Ministry of Finance and for the German Federal Parliament on the reform of investor and depositor protection. Until 2012 he co-directed one of the largest doctoral programs in law & economics.