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Hans De Wulf

Visiting Professor of Law
Professor, Financial Law Institute, University of Ghent, Belgium

Hans De Wulf studied law at the Ghent University and obtained an LL.M degree in German civil law from the University of Tübingen. After a brief stint as an attorney, he joined the Financial Law Institute as a full-time researcher and obtained his Ph.D. with a thesis on the duty of loyalty of company directors. He has taught courses on Belgian and European company law, including M&A, at the Financial Law Institute since 2001. For 10 years, he also taught law and corporate governance to economics students at University College Ghent. He has been a full professor since October 2003. He is director of Ghent Law School‘s LL.M. in International Business Law, a member of Ghent University‘s Research Council and former director of international relations at the law school. He was written numerous articles on company law as well as articles in the areas of general commercial law and international insolvency.