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Associate Professor of Civil and Company Law

Prof. Dr. Julia Redenius-Hövermann joined the faculty in August 2012 as an Assistant Professor of Civil and Company Law. She is also Director of the Corporate Governance Institute and the Frankfurt Competence Centre for German and Global Regulation.

From December 2006 until July 2012 Julia Redenius has held the position of postdoctoral research associate and lecturer at the Chair of Professor Theodor Baums at the Institute for Law and Finance, Goethe University Frankfurt. Before returning to her hometown Frankfurt, Julia Redenius worked as a research associate and lecturer at the Universities of Paris II-Assas and Paris XII-Saint Maur as well as an attorney at law in Paris.

Julia Redenius holds Master degrees in French, German, European and International Corporate Law from the University of Paris II-Assas and Munich as well as a Ph. D. (summa cum laude, Supervision: Professor Michel Germain) from the University of Paris II-Assas. She was admitted to the Paris Bar Exam.

As an ILF Research Fellow, Julia Redenius wrote her postdoctoral thesis (“Habilitation”) under the supervision of Professor Baums in the field of corporate law and behavioural law and economics. Within the framework of her postdoctoral thesis, she was a visiting scholar at Columbia Law School, New York, in Fall 2011 (Fellowship of the Fritz-Thyssen-Foundation).

Her research focuses on Corporate Law, Comparative Law, Capital Market Law, Banking Law and Law and Economics.

Her advisory activity covers requests from national and international ministries concerning German Corporate Law.

Julia Redenius organises the Corporate Governance Working Breakfast in cooperation with Sabrina Biedenbach (Board Office Biedenbach). The quarterly discussion series offers the opportunity for an intensive professional exchange between academia and practice on current developments in corporate governance.

Julia Redenius is married and has four children.

Interview mit Prof. Dr. Julia Redenius-Hövermann: "Herabsetzung der Vorstandsvergütung in der Krise"

Office hours

during the semester:

Mondays 12:30 until 1:30 pm on appointment.



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Courses 2024

Title Programme
Corporate Law Bachelor
Private Economic Law Bachelor
Take Overs Master M&A