Lukas Müller

Lukas Müller

Lukas Müller

Prof. Dr.
Assistant Professor of Business Law with special emphasis on Company Law
IFF-HSG
Büro 34-001
Varnbüelstrasse 19
9000 St. Gallen
Publications Publications of Lukas Müller
Main Focuses
  • Law and Economics
  • Law of Obligations
  • Corporate Law
  • Civil Law Notary Law
  • Capital Markets Law
  • Corporate Governance
  • Law and Finance
  • Financial Reporting
Fields of research
  • Corporate Law
  • Capital Markets Law
  • Financial Reporting
  • Law and Economics
  • Law and Finance
Further fields of research
  • Kryptowährungen
  • Fintech
  • Digitalization
  • Blockchain
  • Initial Coin Offerings
Education
  • 2018: Attorney-at-law (Rechtsanwalt), Bar Examiners/Law Society (Anwaltskammer) of the Canton of St. Gallen
  • 2011: Master of Laws (LL.M.), Columbia Law School, New York  
  • 2009: lic.iur. (Master of Law), University of Zurich
  • 2008: Dr.oec.HSG (PhD), PhD Program in Accounting and Corporate Finance, Universität St. Gallen
  • 2006: Visiting Research Fellow, invited by Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. Wolfgang Schön, Max-Planck-Institute for Tax Law and Public Finance, Munich
  • 2004: Master of Arts UZH (MA UZH), Business and Economics, University of Zurich 
Professional Career
  • Since 11/2016: Law Clerk (part-time) at the Swiss Federal Administrative Court, Division II, St. Gallen
  • Since 08/2016: Assistant Professor of Business Law (with special emphasis on Company Law), University of St. Gallen and Institute of Public Finance, Fiscal Law and Law and Economics (IFF-HSG) 
  • Since 11/2013: Lecturer, University of Zurich 
  • Since 05/2009: Postdoctoral Scholar (Habilitand) at the Faculty of Law of the University of Zurich
  • 08/2015 - 07/2016: Postdoctoral Scholarship at the University of Zurich (fully funded)
  • 01/2015 - 06/2015: Law Clerk at the Court of Appeals and at the Administrative Law Court of the Canton of Obwalden (Trial Court and Court of Appeals)
  • 07/2014 - 12/2014: Law Clerk at the Cantonal Court of the Canton of Obwalden (Trial Court)
  • Since 11/2013: Lecturer, Faculty of Law, University of Zurich
  • 04/2013 - 12/2013: Research Associate for Prof. Dr. Rolf Sethe, University Research Priority Program "Financial Market Regulation"; http://www.finreg.uzh.ch
  • 07/2012 - 07/2012: Trainee at Bär & Karrer AG in Zurich and Zug for Prof. Dr. Rolf Watter and Thomas Stoltz
  • 05/2006 - 08/2010: Research Associate for Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Ernst, Chair for Roman Law and Private Law, Faculty of Law, University of Zurich
  • 09/2006 - 01/2007: Research Associate for Prof. Dr. Peter Forstmoser, Faculty of Law, University of Zurich
  • 08/2004 - 09/2005: Research Associate for Prof. Dr. Giorgio Behr and Prof. Dr. Thomas Berndt, Institute of Accounting, Controlling and Auditing, University of St. Gallen
  • 10/2003 - 03/2004: Teaching Associate for Prof. Dr. Peter Zweifel, Tutorials in Microeconomics II, Socioeconomic Institute, University of Zurich
  • 05/2003 - 10/2003: Teaching Associate for Prof. Dr. Thorsten Hens, Tutorials in Macroeconomics II, Institute of Empirical Economic Research, University of Zurich
  • 05/2000 - 10/2000: Internship, Obwaldner Kantonalbank, Sarnen
Teaching Activities

Autumn Semester

  • 7,463,1.00 Integrationsveranstaltung: Law and Economics of the Firm  (Integration Class: Law and Economics of the Firm)
  • University of Zurich: Corporations Law, Bachelor of Law

Previous Classes:

  • 1,172,3.03 Private Law: Independent Studies, Group 3 (Fall 2016, 2017
  • 1,172,3.12 Private Law: Independent Studies, Group 12 (Fall 2016, 2017)
  • 3,714,1.00 Introduction to Law and Economics (Recht im ökonomischen Kontext VWL; Fall 2017, 2018, 2019)
  • 4,701,1.00 Law in an Economic Context - Business Administration (Spring 2019)
  • 5,510,1.00 Integrationsveranstaltung II: Recht und Ökonomie (Integration Class II: Law and Economics; Fall 2016, 2017, 2018) 
  • 6,400,1.00 Exercises in Private Law (Spring 2019)
  • 8,448,1.00 Civil and Criminal Liabilities in the Business World (Spring 2017, Fall 2019)
  • 9,460 Integrationsseminar I: Law & Economics of Enterprises, Risk and Risk Management (Spring 2017, 2018, 2019)
Projects
  • Hybrid Financial Instruments
  • Crypto Currencies
  • Blockchain and Law
  • Digitalization of Corporation, Securities, and Notarial Law
  • Smart Contracts
  • Enforcing Supervisory Law in Financial Markets Law
  • Law and Economics of Judicial Behavior, Procedural Law and of Professional Ethics of Lawyers
  • Transfer of Shares, Restricted Shares, Reduction of Share Capital, in: OR Kommentar, Schweizerisches Obligationenrecht, Orell Füssli (4th edition; work in progress)
  • Legal Commentary on the Swiss Accounting Law, 2nd edition (project completed) 
Awards
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