Jens Christian Dammann

Jens Christian Dammann

  • Ben H. and Kitty King Powell Chair in Business and Commercial Law

Faculty Profile: Jens Christian Dammann

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Biography

Professor Dammann's main field of research are corporate law and European Union law; his other areas of interest include contracts, and comparative law. He has published two books as well as articles in leading law reviews and peer-reviewed journals.

While Professor Dammann's main focus is on U.S. law, he has authored various publications on European Union law and German law. His work on German consumer protection law has been cited in numerous decisions by the German Bundesgerichtshof, the highest German court in civil law matters.

Professor Dammann has taught or is scheduled to teach at various other universities including the University of Chicago Law School, the Cornell Law School, the Fundação Getulio Vargas in São Paulo, and the Bucerius Law School in Hamburg. Before joining the University of Texas, Professor Dammann worked at the Max Planck Institute for Tax Law and Public Finance in Munich. His degrees include: first state exam (J.D. equivalent) with highest honors, Frankfurt am Main; second state exam, with high honors, Schleswig-Holstein; Dr. jur. (Ph.D. equivalent) with highest honors, Frankfurt am Main; habilitation (post-doctoral degree), Frankfurt am Main; LL.M., Yale; J.S.D., Yale; M.A. (economics), University of Texas.  He is a Research Member of the European Corporate Governance Institute (ecgi).

Courses for Fall 2018

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Professional Activities

2019

February 11, 2019

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Duke Law School

January 16, 2019

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University of Oxford

2018

September 11, 2018

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Boston College Law School

February 20, 2018

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Boston University School of Law

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February 2, 2018

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University of Texas, Department of Ecconomics, Applied Micro Lunch Seminar

Delaware’s Shadow

2017

December 21, 2017

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ETH Zurich

December 19, 2017

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University of Zurich

Presentation: Business Courts and Firm Performance

November 29, 2017

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Boston University School of Law

November 16, 2017

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2017 Annual Meeting of the Southern Finance Association

October 21, 2017

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Goethe University Frankfurt

July 6, 2017

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Annual Meeting of the Spanish Finance Association, Pompeu Fabra University, Barcelona

Business Courts and Firm Performance

June 22, 2017

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First Conference on Empirical Legal Studies in Asia, Academia Sinica, Taipei, Taiwan

Business Courts and Firm Performance

June 2, 2017

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Annual Conference, Canadian Economics Association, St. Francis Xavier University, Antigonish, Nova Scotia

Business Courts and Firm Performance

May 26, 2017

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University of Oxford

Related Party Transactions and Intragroup Transactions

May 13, 2017

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American Law & Economics Association, Yale University

Business Courts and Firm Performance

March 13, 2017

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Israeli Law & Economics Association, Annual Meeting, Tel Aviv University, Buchmann Faculty of Law

Business Courts and Firm Performance