Jens-Hinrich Binder has been Professor of Private Law, Commercial and Corporate at Eberhard-Karls-University Tübingen since April 2013. He graduated from the University of Freiburg in 2000 and holds an LL.M. in banking and finance law from the London School of Economics and Political Science (2001), as well as a doctorate from the University of Freiburg (2003/2004). Following his postdoctoral degree of Habilitation (University of Freiburg, 2010), he was appointed, in October 2011, to a Chair in Private Law, Corporate, Banking and Securities Law at EBS Law School in Wiesbaden (held until March 2013). His research interests focus on the areas of banking and securities regulation, corporate and insolvency law. He has advised national, international and European governmental and supra-national agencies. He is a Fellow Academic Member of the European Banking Institute (EBI), as well as a Fellow of the Institute of Finance and Financial Regulation, University of Piraeus, Greece.