Gerard HertigGerard Hertig

Born: 1952 Bildschirmfoto 2016-12-14 um 12.55.57

Nationality: Swiss

Education and professional activities:

Professor Dr. Gérard Hertig has been a professor of law at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH) in Zurich since October 1995. He was previously a professor of Administrative Law at the University of Geneva Law School and director of its Centre d’Etudes Juridiques Européennes (1987-1995).
Professor Hertig has been a visiting professor at leading law schools in Europe, Japan and the U.S., and he has practiced law as a member of the Geneva bar. His principal interests are law & finance (comparative corporate governance, financial and banking systems) and European integration. His publications include various articles and books on corporate and securities/banking law topics, including the Anatomy of Corporate Law with Reinier Kraakman et al. (2d ed., Oxford University Press 2009). Among other things, Professor Hertig is notably a European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI) fellow and a member of the Comparative Law and Economics Forum.

List of publications:

Le rôle du consommateur dans le droit de la concurrence en Suisse, aux Etats-Unis et dans la CEE, thèse (PhD), Geneva/Lausanne 1984.

Die Europaverträglichkeit des schweizerischen Rechts, Le droit suisse et le droit communautaire: Convergences et divergences, in :Schindler/Hertig/Kellenberger/Thürer/Zäch (eds.), Zurich 1990.

European Business Law. Legal and Economic Analyses on Integration and Harmonization, in: Buxbaum/Hertig/Hirsch/Hopt (eds.), Berlin/New York 1991.

Colloque: L’avant-projet de loi fédérale sur les bourses et le commerce des valeurs mobilières, Kolloquium: Vorentwurf eines Bundesgesetzes über die Börsen und den Effektenhandel, in: Hertig/Hertig-Pelli (eds.), Zurich 1992.

Colloque Alain Hirsch, Le fonctionnement des sociétés et le respect des règles, in: Hertig (eds.), Zurich 1996.

European Economic and Business Law. Legal and Economic Analyses on Integration and Harmonization, in: Buxbaum/Hertig/Hirsch/Hopt (eds.), Berlin/New York 1996.

Das Recht im Raum und Zeit, Festschrift für Martin Lendi, in: Ruch/Hertig/Nef (eds.), Zurich 1998.

Kommentar zum Bundesgesetz über die Börsen und den Effektenhandel, in Hertig/Meier-Schatz/Roth/Zobl (eds.), Zurich 2000.

The Anatomy of Corporate Law, A Comparative and Functional Approach (co-authored by R. Kraakman, P. Davies, H. B. Hansmann, K. J. Hopt, H. Kanda and E. B. Rock), Oxford 2004.