New international reporter in Antitrust law for the Bruxelles Conference 2021

Dominik Schäfers has been appointed as the new international reporter in Antitrust law for the Bruxelles Conference 2021.

Priv.-Doz. Dr. Dominik Schäfers,

Forschungsschwerpunkte:Bürgerliches Law, Business Law, Civil Procedure Law, Legal Theory

Academic training:2019 Habilitation at the Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster (topic of thesis: “Korrelative Systeminterferenzen -Zum Verhältnis von Öffentlichem Recht und Privatrecht am Beispiel des Finanzdienstleistungsaufsichtsrechts”; topic of habilitation lecture: “Private autonomy in the age of digitalisation, big data and artificial intelligence”) Awarded the venia legendi for civil law, commercial law, civil procedural law and legal theory Since 2017 Master’s degree in psychoanalytic cultural studies at the IPU Berlin (currently on leave of absence) 2013 Doctorate in Dr. jur. at the Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster (thesis topic: “The pre-contractual duty of disclosure of the policyholder and the general law of disruption of benefits -Accompanying the system of liability for pre-contractual breaches of duty”; summa cumlaude;awarded the Helmut Kollhosser Prize 2014) 2012 Second state law examination in Düsseldorf2010-2012Postgraduate Master’s programme (insurance law) 2008 First state law examination in Hamm

Professional career: Winter semester 2020/21Discharge professorship for civil law at Goethe University Frankfurt

Summer semester 2020 Substitute chair for civil law,European and international private law as well as civil procedure law at Saarland University (successor: Prof. Dr. Markus Würdinger)12/2019 Inclusion in the appointment proposal for the university professorship for corporate law with a focus on digitalisation, WU Vienna2008-2019Scientific assistant/academic advisor at the Research Centre for Insurance Law and at the Institute for International Business Law (Chair Prof. Dr. Petra Pohlmann) at the Westfälische Weilhelms-Universität Münster