Professor Susan Emmenegger,
University of Bern,
Director of the Institute of Banking Law
Susan Emmenegger is a professor of law and the director of the Institute of Banking Law at Bern University. She is a member of the Brunetti Commission (advisory board to the Swiss government on financial policy and regulation) and of the European Corporate Law Experts Group. Past activities involved her service as vice-president of the Swiss Takeover Board. Prof. Emmenegger studied in Fribourg and Bologna. She holds a bilingual French/German law degree, a doctorate and a habiliation from Fribourg University. She received an LL.M. from Cornell Law School and she has been a visiting scholar at Berkeley Law School, Paris IV, the Max‐Planck‐Institute for Foreign and International Private law in Hamburg, the European University Institute in Florence and NYU Law School (Hauser Global Fellow). She has been an Adjunct Professor at Cornell Law School since 2013 where she teaches international financial regulation, and she was visiting professor at Vienna University (WU) in 2019.
Prof. Emmenegger’s research focus is on financial markets law, contracts, and legal methods. She is the co‐author of a standard textbook on Swiss contract law and of a treatise on legal methodology. She has also written extensively on various aspects of contractual and regulatory aspects of banking law and she is the editor of a book series on banking law and co‐editor of several journals in financial market law.