Executive Director, Institute for Law and Finance
Prof. Dr. Cahn studied Law at the Johann Wolfgang Goethe University Frankfurt/Main and at the University of California at Berkeley, where he earned an LL.M. After his Second State Examination in Frankfurt he worked for 6 years as a research assistant at the University of Frankfurt. During this period of time Prof. Cahn wrote his doctoral thesis on problems of managers' liability (published in 1996) as well as his post-doctoral thesis on the finance of corporate groups (published in 1998). In 1996 he took up the Chair of Civil Law, Commerce Law and Corporate Law at the University of Mannheim.
He has published extensively on Corporate Law, Capital Market Law, the Law of Products Liability, Civil Law in general as well as on Civil Procedure.