Horst Eidenmueller

University of Oxford

Freshfields Professor of Commercial Law

Mansfield Road

Oxford, Oxfordshire OX1 4AU

United Kingdom

European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI)

Research Associate

c/o ECARES ULB CP 114

B-1050 Brussels

Belgium

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (36)

1.

The Rise of Robots and the Law of Humans

Oxford Legal Studies Research Paper No. 27/2017
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 28 Mar 2017
Horst Eidenmueller
University of Oxford
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Robots, Robot Law, Artificial Intelligence, Self-Driving Cars, Accident Liability, Fundamental Legal Concepts

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Comparative Corporate Insolvency Law

European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI) - Law Working Paper No. 319/2016, Oxford Legal Studies Research Paper No. 30/2017
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 28 Jun 2016 Last Revised: 20 Apr 2017
Horst Eidenmueller
University of Oxford
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Insolvency, Bankruptcy, Corporations, Corporate Insolvency Law, Corporate Bankruptcy Law, Comparative Law, Insolvency Governance

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Incorporating under European Law: The Societas Europaea as a Vehicle for Legal Arbitrage

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 15 Dec 2008
Horst Eidenmueller, Lars Hornuf and Andreas Engert
University of Oxford, University of Bremen - Faculty of Business Studies and Economics and University of Mannheim
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legal arbitrage, regulatory arbitrage, regulatory competition, charter competition, Societas Europaea, European Company, EC company law, incorporation

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The Societas Europaea: Good News for European Firms

ECGI - Law Working Paper No. 127/2009
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 25 May 2009 Last Revised: 10 Oct 2010
Horst Eidenmueller, Andreas Engert and Lars Hornuf
University of Oxford, University of Mannheim and University of Bremen - Faculty of Business Studies and Economics
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event study, Societas Europaea, European Company, EC company law, incorporation, charter competition, regulatory competition, legal arbitrage

Abuse of Law in the Context of European Insolvency Law

European Company and Financial Law Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 13 May 2009
Horst Eidenmueller
University of Oxford
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Cross-Border Bankruptcy, European Insolvency Regulation, Centre of Main Interest, Abuse of Law, Fundamental Freedom of Establishment

Abuse of Law in the Context of European Insolvency Law

European Company and Financial Law Review, Vol. 6, No. 1
Posted: 29 Apr 2009
Horst Eidenmueller
University of Oxford

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What Can Be Wrong with an Option? An Optional Common European Sales Law as a Regulatory Tool

Number of pages: 19 Posted: 10 Jul 2012 Last Revised: 11 Sep 2012
Horst Eidenmueller
University of Oxford
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Common European Sales Law, European Contract Law, Harmonization, Regulatory Competition

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A New Framework for Business Restructuring in Europe: The EU Commission’s Proposals for a Reform of the European Insolvency Regulation and Beyond

ECGI - Law Working Paper No. 199/2013
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 10 Mar 2013 Last Revised: 26 Mar 2013
Horst Eidenmueller
University of Oxford
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European Insolvency Regulation, Business Restructuring, Harmonisation of Insolvency Laws, Scope of the European Insolvency Regulation, Forum Shopping, Centre of Main Interests, Multiplicity of Proceedings, Coordination of Proceedings, Corporate Groups

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Restructuring the European Business Enterprise: The EU Commission Recommendation on a New Approach to Business Failure and Insolvency

European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI) - Law Working Paper No. 301/2015, Oxford Legal Studies Research Paper No. 52/2015
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 18 Sep 2015 Last Revised: 07 Nov 2018
Horst Eidenmueller and Kristin van Zwieten
University of Oxford and University of Oxford - Faculty of Law
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Corporate Reorganization, Corporate Restructuring, Bankruptcy, Insolvency, European Restructuring Recommendation, European Insolvency Regulation

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Contracting for a European Insolvency Regime

European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI) - Law Working Paper No. 341/2017, Oxford Legal Studies Research Paper No. 28/2017
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 11 Jan 2017 Last Revised: 20 Apr 2017
Horst Eidenmueller
University of Oxford
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Insolvency, Bankruptcy, Restructuring, European Directive, European Regulation, Bankruptcy Contracting

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Against False Settlement: Designing Efficient Consumer Rights Enforcement Systems in Europe

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 07 Jul 2013 Last Revised: 29 Apr 2014
Horst Eidenmueller and Martin Fries
University of Oxford and University of Munich - Center for International Law
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Consumer Rights, Enforcement Systems, Dispute Systems Design, Small Claims Proceedings, Alternative Dispute Resolution, Online Dispute Resolution, European Union

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Towards a Revision of the Consumer-Acquis

Common Market Law Review, 2011
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 14 Apr 2011
University of Oxford, Independent, Ludwig Maximilians University of Munich - Faculty of Law, University of Muenster, Humboldt University School of Law and Max Planck Institute for Comparative and International Private Law
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The Czech Societas Europaea Puzzle

ECGI - Law Working Paper No. 183/2011
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 07 Dec 2011 Last Revised: 12 Jan 2012
Horst Eidenmueller and Jan Lasak
University of Oxford and Masaryk University - Faculty of Law
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European company, societas Europaea, Czech Republic, legal arbitrage

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Alternative Dispute Resolution and Private International Law

Number of pages: 12 Posted: 02 Aug 2015
Horst Eidenmueller and Helge Großerichter
University of Oxford and Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich
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Alternative Dispute Resolution, Arbitration, Mediation, Private International Law, Conflicts of Laws

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Party Autonomy, Distributive Justice and the Conclusion of Contracts in the DCFR

Number of pages: 22 Posted: 29 Jan 2009
Horst Eidenmueller
University of Oxford
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European Private Law, Draft Common Frame of Reference, European Civil Code

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Why Withdrawal Rights?

Number of pages: 19 Posted: 02 Oct 2010
Horst Eidenmueller
University of Oxford
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Contract, withdrawal right, behavioral economics, behavioral law and economics, consumer protection

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What Is An Insolvency Proceeding?

European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI) - Law Working Paper No. 335/2016, Oxford Legal Studies Research Paper No. 31/2017
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 09 Jan 2016 Last Revised: 16 Nov 2017
Horst Eidenmueller
University of Oxford
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Insolvency Proceedings, Bankruptcy Proceedings, Cross-Border Insolvencies, Chapter 11, Scheme of Arrangement, Procédure de Sauvegarde, Insolvenzordnung

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Where Do Firms Issue Debt? An Empirical Analysis of Issuer Location and Regulatory Competition in Europe

ECGI - Finance Working Paper No. 292/2010
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 10 Oct 2010
Horst Eidenmueller, Andreas Engert and Lars Hornuf
University of Oxford, University of Mannheim and University of Bremen - Faculty of Business Studies and Economics
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debt securities, corporate bonds, external finance, regulatory competition, tax competition, legal arbitrage, multinational corporations, subsidiaries

Does Charter Competition Foster Entrepreneurship? A Difference-in-Difference Approach to European Company Law Reforms

ECGI - Finance Working Paper No. 308/2011
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 27 Jan 2012
Lars Hornuf, Horst Eidenmueller, Andreas Engert and Reiner Braun
University of Bremen - Faculty of Business Studies and Economics, University of Oxford, University of Mannheim and Technische Universität München (TUM) - TUM School of Management
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entrepreneurship, regulatory competition, charter competition, corporate mobility

Does Charter Competition Foster Entrepreneurship? A Difference‐In‐Difference Approach to European Company Law Reforms

JCMS: Journal of Common Market Studies, Vol. 51, Issue 3, pp. 399-415, 2013
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 28 Mar 2013
Horst Eidenmueller, Andreas Engert and Lars Hornuf
University of Oxford, University of Mannheim and University of Bremen - Faculty of Business Studies and Economics
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Contracting Employee Involvement: An Analysis of Bargaining Over Employee Involvement Rules for a Societas Europaea

ECGI - Law Working Paper No. 185/2012
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 04 Jan 2012 Last Revised: 30 Jan 2012
Horst Eidenmueller, Lars Hornuf and Markus Reps
University of Oxford, University of Bremen - Faculty of Business Studies and Economics and Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich
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European Company, Societas Europaea, employee involvement, contractual negotiations, contract governance

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The Transnational Law Market, Regulatory Competition, and Transnational Corporations

Number of pages: 29 Posted: 02 Oct 2010
Horst Eidenmueller
University of Oxford
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Regulatory competition, regulatory arbitrage, legal arbitrage, transnational law, law market, transnational law market, company law, EC company law, insolvency law, dispute resolution, contract law, transnational corporations

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2016-2017 Oxford Business Law Blog Round-Up: Most Read Opinion Pieces

Oxford Legal Studies Research Paper No. 36/2017
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 02 May 2017
University of Oxford - Faculty of Law, University of Oxford, University of Oxford - Faculty of Law, University of Oxford Faculty of Law, University of Oxford - Faculty of Law, King & Wood Mallesons, Fundação Getulio Vargas Law School at São Paulo, King & Wood Mallesons, University of Melbourne - Law School and The Konkurrenz Group
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Corporate Scandals, Law and Technology, Brexit, Capital Markets Union, Prospectus Regulation, Antitrust, Competition, Corporate Governance, Smart Contracts, Blockchain

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Negotiating and Mediating Brexit

Oxford Legal Studies Research Paper No. 29/2017
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 24 Oct 2016 Last Revised: 20 Apr 2017
Horst Eidenmueller
University of Oxford
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Brexit, Negotiations, Mediation

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Behavioral Economics and Private International Law

Oxford Legal Studies Research Paper No. 24/2015
Number of pages: 13 Posted: 08 Apr 2015
Horst Eidenmueller and Johanna Stark
University of Oxford and Max Planck Institute for Tax Law and Public Finance
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Rational Choice, Behavioral Law and Economics, Private International Law, Conflicts of Laws, Choice of Law

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Regulatory Competition in Contract Law and Dispute Resolution

Number of pages: 9 Posted: 19 Jan 2013 Last Revised: 10 Mar 2013
Horst Eidenmueller
University of Oxford
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Regulatory Competition, Contract Law, Dispute Resolution

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Down by Algorithms? Siphoning Rents, Exploiting Biases and Shaping Preferences – The Dark Side of Personalized Transactions

University of Chicago Law Review, Forthcoming, Oxford Legal Studies Research Paper No. 20/2018
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 19 Apr 2018
Gerhard Wagner and Horst Eidenmueller
Humboldt University School of Law and University of Oxford
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Big data, artificial intelligence, algorithms, personalized transactions, first degree price discrimination, cognitive biases, preference shaping, withdrawal rights, right to anonymity

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Justifying Fair Price Rules in Contract Law

Number of pages: 8 Posted: 01 Aug 2015
Horst Eidenmueller
University of Oxford
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Fair Price Rules, Laesio Enormis, Contract Law, Justice, Efficiency

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A New Approach to Regulating Group Insolvencies: 'Procedural Consolidation' in the Context of National and International Reform Proposals

Number of pages: 43 Posted: 02 May 2013
Horst Eidenmueller and Tilmann Frobenius
University of Oxford and Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich
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Insolvency, Bankruptcy, Businesses, Restructuring, Rescue, Debtor in Possession, EU Recommendation

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Strategic Insolvencies, Non-Strategic Insolvencies, Financial Restructuring, Insolvency Proceedings

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Collateral Damage: Brexit's Negative Effects on Regulatory Competition and Legal Innovation in Private Law

European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI) - Law Working Paper No. 403/2018
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 04 May 2018 Last Revised: 07 May 2018
Horst Eidenmueller
University of Oxford
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Brexit, Regulatory Competition, Legal Innovation, Harmonisation, Private Law, Company Law, Insolvency Law, Contract Law, Dispute Resolution

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The Proposal for a Regulation on a Common European Sales Law: Deficits of the Most Recent Textual Layer of European Contract Law

Edinburgh Law Review, Vol. 16, No. 3, pp. 301-357, September 2012, Max Planck Private Law Research Paper No. 12/14
Posted: 04 Aug 2012 Last Revised: 31 Aug 2012
University of Oxford, University of Muenster, University of Wuerzburg, Humboldt University School of Law and Max Planck Institute for Comparative and International Private Law

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Common European Sales Law, European Contract Law, Harmonization of Laws, Regulatory Competition, Acquis Communautaire, Optional Instrument

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The Proposal for a Regulation on a Common European Sales Law: Shortcomings of the Most Recent Textual Layer of European Contract Law

Juristenzeitung, pp. 269-289, 2012
Posted: 25 Jan 2012 Last Revised: 30 Mar 2012
University of Oxford, University of Muenster, University of Wuerzburg, Humboldt University School of Law and Max Planck Institute for Comparative and International Private Law

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Common European Sales Law, European Contract Law, Harmonization of Laws, Regulatory Competition, Acquis Communautaire, Optional Instrument

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The Common Frame of Reference for European Private Law—Policy Choices and Codification Problems

Oxford Journal of Legal Studies, Vol. 28, Issue 4, pp. 659-708, 2008
Posted: 15 Dec 2008
University of Oxford, Independent, Ludwig Maximilians University of Munich - Faculty of Law, University of Muenster, Humboldt University School of Law and Max Planck Institute for Comparative and International Private Law

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The Common Frame of References for European Private Law - Policy Choices and Codification Problems

Oxford Journal of Legal Studies N.N., Forthcoming
Posted: 17 Sep 2008 Last Revised: 06 Apr 2017
University of Oxford, Independent, Ludwig Maximilians University of Munich - Faculty of Law, Humboldt University School of Law, Max Planck Institute for Comparative and International Private Law and University of Muenster

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European Private Law, Draft Common Frame of Reference, European Civil Code

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Trading in Times of Crisis: Formal Insolvency Proceedings, Workouts and the Incentives for Shareholders/Managers

European Business Organization Law Review (EBOR), Vol. 7, 2006
Posted: 19 Feb 2007
Horst Eidenmueller
University of Oxford

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company insolvency, trigger mechanisms, liquidation, reorganisation, formal insolvency proceedings, out-of-court restructuring, workout, cooperation duties, wrongful trading, manager liability, mandatory v. enabling nature of bankruptcy law, free choice of bankruptcy rules

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Free Choice in International Company Insolvency Law in Europe

European Business Organization Law Review, Vol. 6, No. 3, pp. 423-448, 2005
Posted: 19 Oct 2005
Horst Eidenmueller
University of Oxford

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Company insolvency, international company insolvency, company law, insolvency law, European Insolvency Regulation, forum shopping, jurisdictional competition, free choice of law, freedom of establishment, efficiency, bankruptcy costs