Education and professional activities:
Professor Dr. Peter V. Kunz studied law and economics at the University of Berne from 1984 until 1991. Following his admission to the Bar for the Canton of Bern in 1991, he was engaged as an assistant with the Institute for Economic Law at the University of Bern until 1993, at which time he also received his Doctorate. Subsequently, in 1995, he was awarded the Professor Dr. Walther Hug Prize for his dissertation, “Rechtsnatur und Einredenordnung der aktienrechtlichen Verantwortlichkeitsklage”.
From 1995 to 1996, Professor Kunz studied at the Georgetown University Law Center in Washington D.C., where he obtained his LL.M. Thereafter, in 2001, he completed a Habilitation on the subject of minority protection in corporation law.
In 2005, Professor Kunz became a Professor Ordinarius for economic and comparative law at the University of Berne; and, since 2015, he is also the Dean the university’s law faculty.
List of publications:
Die Klagen im Schweizer Aktienrecht, Zurich 1997
Rundflug über’s schweizerische Gesellschaftsrecht, Bern 2012.
Kreuzfahrt durch’s schweizerische Finanzmarktrecht, Bern 2014.
Berner Gedanken zum Recht (co-authored by J. Weber, A. Lienhard, I. Fargnoli, J. Kren Kostkiewicz), Bern 2014.
Handbuch für den Verwaltungsrat (co-authored by S. Felder, D. Freymond, S. Hostettler, P. Kofmel, S. Meier-Gubser), Bern 2014.
Entwicklungen im Gesellschaftsrecht X (co-authored by O. Arter, F. Jörg), Bern 2015.
Gesellschaftsrecht (co-authored by P. Jung, H. Bärtschi), Zurich 2016.
Gesellschaftsrecht, Bern 2016.