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Michael Nietsch

Prof. Dr. Michael Nietsch is holder of the Chair for Civil Law, Company Law, and Securities Markets Regulation.

Before taking up his professorship at EBS Law School on 1 October 2011, Professor Nietsch previously held the position of assistant to the director at the Institut für Deutsches und Internationales Recht des Spar-, Giro- und Kreditwesens at Johannes Gutenberg-Universität, Mainz. He studied law in Bonn, Bologna and Muenster, completing the first state examination in law in 1996 and the second state examination in 2000. Michael Nietsch was subsequently employed as a research assistant at the Chair of Civil Law, German and International Business and Employment Law at the Technischen Universität Darmstadt (Prof Uwe H. Schneider), where he gained a doctorate with his thesis “Internationales Insiderrecht” (International Insider Law). In 2009, Michael Nietsch earned his postdoctoral professorial qualification (Habilitation) at the Technischen Universität Darmstadt in the subjects Civil Law, Commercial and Company Law, Capital Market Law, Civil Procedure and European Law. His professorial thesis is titled: “Die Freigabe von Beschlüssen nach §§ 246a, 319 VI AktG, 327e II AktG, § 16 III UmwG” (Release of Rulings according to §§ 246a, 319 VI German Stock Corporation Act, 327e II German Stock Corporation Act, § 16 III German Environmental Act).


Areas of Research

His research focuses primarily on German and European company and capital market law, banking, commercial and business law, and civil procedure.

Recently published:

  • Gerichtliche Bestellung von Aufsichtsratsmitgliedern, Beschluss OLG München 22.12.2020 (WuB 10/2021)
  • Zur Haftung für fehlerhafte Sekundärmarktinformation im Lichte der Hypo Real Estate-Entscheidung des BGH (ZBB 2021, 229-243)
  • Zurechnung von DSGVO-Verstößen im Unternehmensbereich (BB 2021, 1858-1865)
  • Der Regierungsentwurf eines Gesetzes über die unternehmerischen Sorgfaltspflichten in der Lieferkette (CCZ 2021, 101-110), co-authored with Michael Wiedmann
  • Selbstbelastungsfreiheit des Beschuldigten im Rahmen marktmissbrauchsrechtlicher Ermittlungen, EuGH 02.02.2021 (WuB 2021, 374-378)
  • Abschlussprüferhaftung nach Wirecard (WM 2021, 158-169)
  • Der Sondervertreter nach § 147 AktG ante portas (NZG 2021, 271-275)
  • Handbook Corporate Social Responsibility und Compliance (C.H. Beck, Munich 2021)
  • Compliance in der GmbH, in: Gehrlein/Born/Simon (Eds.), GmbHG Kommentar betreffend die Gesellschaften mit beschränkter Haftung (Wolters Kluwer, Cologne 2021, 5th. ed.)
  • The Legal Framework for Ridesharing Businesses and the Case of Uber in Germany, in Z. Ayata and I. Önay (Eds.), Global Perspectives on Legal Challenges Posed by Ridesharing Companies (Springer Nature, Singapore 2021), co-authored with Gregor Schott

Forthcoming:

  • Kommentierung Marktmissbrauchsrecht, in Seibt/Buck-Heeb/Harnos (Eds.) Beck Onlinekommentar WpHR (forthcoming 2021)

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Modules

Law Studies (LLB, First State Examination)

Courses

Law Studies (LLB, First State Examination)
Contact
+49 611 7102 2235
+49 611 7102 10 2235
michael.nietsch@ebs.edu
Gustav-Stresemann-Ring 3
65189 Wiesbaden
 
Room: 2.053