The Hauser Global Law School Program welcomes a number of leading law professors from around the world each year. They specialize in diverse fields of law, not just international law, and are renowned scholars in their countries and areas of interest. Their courses provide an opportunity for NYU Law students to learn from and interact with these eminent scholars and to gain a new perspective on important legal issues. Below please find biographical and course information for summer 2021. More details can be found at the following link: http://www.law.nyu.edu/global/globalfaculty.
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Susan Emmenegger is a full professor of law and the director of the Institute of Banking Law at Bern University. Her research focus is on financial markets law, contracts, comparative contract law, corporate governance and legal methods.
Emmenegger served in the advisory board to the Swiss government on financial policy and regulation (2013-2019) and as vice president of the Swiss Takeover Board (2005-2017). She holds a law degree, a doctorate and a habilitation from Fribourg University (Switzerland) as well as an LL.M. from Cornell Law school.
Emmenegger regularly teaches at Cornell Law School. She has held visiting teaching or research appointments at various universities, including the European University Institute in Florence, the Vienna University of Economics and Business, the Max-Planck-Institute (Hamburg) and NYU Law School.
Emmenegger has written books on Contract Law (3rd edition 2020), on Legal Methodology (2012), on Non-Performance (2020) and on the Internal Governance of Banks (2004). Recent articles include: Fortress Europe: EU Equivalence Procedures in Financial Services (2019); Biometric Data in Bank Customer Transactions (2019); The Extraterritorial Application of US Sanctions Law (2018); The Influence of Foreign Tax Regulation on the Bank/Client relationships: Do Tax Evaders have contractual rights? (2015).