Professor of Law, Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster
Matthias Casper is visiting from the Institute of Business and Capital Market Law and the law department at Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster in Germany. Casper has written numerous articles on company law, banking law and law of capital markets, and is co-editor of the book German Corporate Governance in International and European Context, now in its second edition. He studied jurisprudence at the University of Heidelberg and Cambridge University as well as economics at Open University in Hagen, Germany. He graduated with a degree in economics in 1992, and in law in 1993. He passed the German bar exam and received his Ph.D. in 1998 from the University of Heidelberg, where he also finished his post-doctoral thesis in 2002.