Leading Company Law Experts Convene at ELI


On 17 December 2019, the fourth and final HLEG meeting was held at the ELI Secretariat in Vienna.

Several experts in the field of company law were invited to the ELI Secretariat to advise ELI on pressing topics worthy of ELI’s attention in the field.

Among the experts were Walter Doralt (Professor, Institute of Civil Law, University of Graz), Rolf Dotevall (Professor at the University of Gothenburg/Lund; Served as Adjunct Judge at the Court of Appeal in Gothenburg), Horst Eidenmüller (Professor at the University of Oxford, Arbitrator, Mediator), Georg, Kodek (Professor at WU Vienna, Judge, Austrian Supreme Court), Katja Langenbucher (Professor at the University of Frankfurt am Main; Member of the Takeover Panel of ‘BaFin’ (German Securities Markets Oversight)), Jessica Schmidt (Professor, Bayreuth University), Matthias Siems (Professor at EUI Florence, Research Associate at the Centre for Business Research, University of Cambridge; Research Associate at the London Centre for Corporate Governance and Ethics, Birkbeck, University of London, Invited Fellow at the Maastricht and ELI), Chris Thomale (Professor, University of Vienna), Marc-Philippe Weller (Professor, University of Heidelberg, Vice-Rector for International Affairs). They were joined by ELI President Christiane Wendehorst and Secretary General Vanessa Wilcox.

Tomasz Dudek, Senior Project Officer at ELI organised the event.

ELI is extremely grateful  to the experts for taking time off to prove invaluable input and guidance. The Institute looks forward to commencing projects in the field of company law momentarily.