15 May 2019: Conference on "Current Legal and Business Issues Concerning Asian-German Finance Relations" in Celebration of the ILF's 5th Anniversary of the LL.M. International Finance program. Live-Streaming at 14:30 hrs German time!

The ILF will be holding a conference on 15 May 2019 in celebration of the 5th anniversary of the establishment of the Master of Laws in International Banking, Securities and Finance Program ("LL.M. International Finance") which is specially focused on Asian graduates. The program has been successfully attended by many graduates of well-known universities in Asia since its commencement in October 2014.

At this conference, we will be receiving many special guests from our Asian partner universities as well as welcoming the participation of current students and alumni of the program and interested guests.

Due to limited seating, please note that participation at the conference is by invitation only. 

Live-Streaming (live.uni-frankfurt.de) of the conference will be available at 14:30 hrs German time (20:30 hrs China standard time)!





ILF 5 Year Celebration of

the LLM International Finance Programme


15th May 2019



Current Legal and Business Issues

Concerning Asian-German Finance Relations


Location: Room Commerzbank, Ground Floor, House of Finance

Campus Westend, Goethe University Frankfurt

Theodor-W.-Adorno Platz 3

60323 Frankfurt am Main


14:00 – 14:30



14:30 – 14:45

Welcome Remarks by

Prof. Dr. Andreas Cahn, Executive Director

Institute for Law and Finance

Goethe University Frankfurt


14:45 – 15:30

Regulating Fintech in a Global Market

Dr. Philipp Paech

Department of Law

London School of Economics and Political Science

Panel Discussion


15:30 – 16:00

Coffee Break – Foyer


16:00 – 16:45

Institutional Investor in China: Ideality and Reality

Prof. Dr. Xin Tang

Tsinghua University School of Law, Beijing

Panel Discussion


16:45 – 17:15

Coffee Break – Foyer


17:15 – 18:00

Codification in Commercial Law – Insights from the German Experience

Prof. Dr. Moritz Bälz, LL.M. (Harvard)

Managing Director of Institute for International and

European Private Law and Comparative Law

Managing Director of Interdisciplinary Centre for East-Asian Studies

Goethe University Frankfurt

Panel Discussion



Closing Remarks – Conference Ends



Dinner of Finger Food – Foyer