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Professor Gérard Hertig

Professor of Law
Swiss Federal Institute of Technology
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Gérard Hertig, Professor of Law, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology
ECGI Board member : ECGI Fellow (2010) : ECGI Research Associate (2004) :

Professor of Law at ETH Zurich since 1995. Previously Professor of Administrative Law at the University of Geneva Law School and Director of its Centre d'Etudes Juridiques Européennes (1987-1995).

Gerard Hertig has been a visiting professor at leading law schools in Europe, Japan and the U.S. and practiced law as a member of the Geneva bar.

Principal interests are comparative corporate governance, banking, financial systems, and European integration.

Publications include various contributions on regulatory and business law topics, including the Anatomy of Corporate Law, with Reinier Kraakman et al. (2d ed., OUP 2009).

Research Interests
Banking and financial services
Corporate governance
European integration

ECGI Working Papers (Click title for more details)
Decision-Making during the Crisis: Why did the Treasury let Commercial Banks fail? ECGI Law Working Paper 281/2015 January 2015
Empowering the ECB to Supervise Banks: A Choice-Based Approach ECGI Finance Working Paper 262/2009 August 2009
Governments as Investors of Last Resort Credit Crisis Comparative Case Studies ECGI Law Working Paper 187/2012 January 2012
The Governance of Financial Supervisors: Improving Responsiveness to Market Developments ECGI Law Working Paper 171/2010 December 2010
Optional Rather than Mandatory EU Company Law: Framework and Specific Proposals ECGI Law Working Paper 078/2007 January 2007
Using Basel II to Facilitate Access to Finance: The Disclosure of Internal Credit Ratings ECGI Law Working Paper 031/2005 March 2005
On-Going Board Reforms: One-Size-Fits-All and Regulatory Capture ECGI Law Working Paper 025/2005 March 2005
Company and Takeover Law Reforms in Europe: Misguided Harmonization Efforts or Regulatory Competition? ECGI Law Working Paper 012/2003 September 2003

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