Press Release – EBI welcomes Fellow Academic Members – EBI Europe

Press Release – EBI welcomes Fellow Academic Members

The European Banking Institute (EBI) is happy to welcome three new Fellow Academic Members. Further to its Academic Members who represent the Universities that are members of the EBI, the Fellow Academic Members are part of the academic membership and have a seat in the Academic Board. They contribute to the activities of the EBI through their personal areas of research and activities and reinforce the EBI academic community in its endeavours towards cross-EU research and contribution to the policy debate.


Professor Jens-Hinrich Binder has been Professor of Private Law, Commercial and Economic Law at Eberhard Karls University of Tübingen (Germany) since 2013. Having graduated from Albert Ludwigs University of Freiburg in 2000, he read for an LL.M. in Banking and Finance Law at the London School of Economics and Political Science (2000-01), before completing his PhD in law (Dr. iur.) at Freiburg in 2003. From 2011-2013, he held a Chair in Private Law, Company and Banking Law at EBS Law School in Wiesbaden. His research interests are in the areas of banking and financial law, as well as company law and securities law. He has published two monographs on bank resolution and regulatory strategies in company law, respectively, edited several volumes in both German and English on matters of banking and commercial law, and published a large number of articles and contributions on these and related subjects. He serves on the editorial board of ZBB/JBB – Zeitschrift für Bankrechtund Journal Bankbetrieb, Journal of Banking Law and Banking, a German banking law review, and has been appointed to a group of legal experts advising the German Federal Ministry of Finance on matters of financial law. He has lectured at universities in the United Kingdom, the United States, the Netherlands, Greece, Italy, and the People’s Republic of China, as well as government and supra-national agencies.


Professor Christos Gortsos is Professor of Public Economic Law at the Law School of the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens and Visiting Professor of International and EU Financial Law at the European Institute of the University of Saarland. The main fields of his research interests and teaching include international and EU monetary and financial law, central banking law, financial regulation and institutional economics, fields in which he has also published extensively. Inter alia, he is also Research Partner in the University Research Priority Program (URPP): Financial Market Regulation of the University of Zürich, has teaching assignments at the European Institute of that University and is a member of the Committee on International Monetary Law of the ILA (MoComILA). For the period September – October 2018 he was elected as Academic Visitor at St Antony’s College (Oxford University).


Professor Georg Ringe is Director of the Institute of Law & Economics at the University of Hamburg. He is also a Visiting Professor of the University of Oxford, Faculty of Law. In Oxford, he is a Visiting Research Fellow at the Institute of European and Comparative Law and an associate member of the Oxford-Man Institute of Quantitative Finance. Professor Ringe is also a Research Member of the European Corporate Governance Institute. His research focuses on European and global issues of corporate and financial law. He is editor of the Journal of Financial Regulation, which is been published by Oxford University Press since 2015.