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Dr Wolf-Georg Ringe

Dr Wolf-Georg RingeQualifications

MJur (Oxon), PhD (Bonn)

Role or Position

Lecturer in Law

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Academic Background

Georg Ringe qualified as a lawyer in Germany and at Christ Church (MJur 2003/04). After finishing his PhD at the Max Planck Institute for Comparative and International Private Law in Hamburg he joined a law firm in Hamburg and worked as a solicitor (Rechtsanwalt). He came back to Oxford in 2007 now teaching law at the Law Faculty and the Institute of European and Comparative Law. He is a Lecturer at the Law Faculty and an associate member at the Oxford-Man Institute for Quantitative Finance. In the spring 2010, he was visiting professor at Columbia Law School.

Undergraduate Teaching

Comparative and European Corporate Law, European Business Regulation, Company Law, German Law, European Law.

Research Interests

Comparative Corporate Law, Law & Economics, Capital Markets Law, Insolvency Law, European Un ion Law, Private International Law.

Publications include


U Bernitz and WG Ringe (eds), Company Law and Economic Protectionism – New Challenges to European Integration (OUP, forthcoming 2010)
WG Ringe, L Gullifer and P Théry (eds), Current Issues in European Financial and Insolvency Law - Perspectives from France and the UK (Hart Publishing, Oxford 2009)
WG Ringe, Sparking Regulatory Competition in European Company Law - The Impact of the Centros Line of Case-Law and its Concept of 'Abuse of Law' in R de la Feria and S Vogenauer (eds), Prohibtion of Abuse of Law - A New General Principle of EU Law (Hart Publishing, forthcoming 2010)
WG Ringe, Case note on case C-112/05 Commission v Germany (VW law) (2008) 45 Common Market Law Review 537-544
WG Ringe, Company Law and Free Movement of Capital: Nothing Escapes the ECJ? (2008) Oxford Legal Research Paper no 42/2008, forthcoming Cambridge Law Journal 2010
WG Ringe, Forum Shopping under the EU Insolvency Regulation (2008) 9 European Business Organization Law Review 579, DOI: 10.1017/S156675290800579X
WG Ringe and others (eds), Perspektiven des Wirtschaftsrechts - Deutsches, europäisches und internationales Handels-, Gesellschafts- und Kapitalmarktrecht. Beiträge für Klaus J. Hopt aus Anlass seiner Emeritierung (de Gruyter 2008)
WG Ringe, The European Company Statute in the context of Freedom of Establishment (2007) 7 Journal of Corporate Law Studies 185-212
WG Ringe, Die Sitzverlegung der Europäischen Aktiengesellschaft (Mohr Siebeck 2006)
WG Ringe, No freedom of emigration for companies? (2005) 16 EBLR 621-642


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