Brigitte is Professor of Private, German, European, and International Business Law, and Comparative Law at Goethe University Frankfurt. Brigitte is a principal investigator at the research center Sustainable Architecture or Finance in Europe (SAFE) at the House of Finance of Goethe University w Her research focuses on corporate and financial law, law and finance, regulation and competition and draws insights from economics and comparative law. Brigitte is an elected Associate Member of the International Academy of Comparative Law. Representative publications include among others:
Regulation Through Litigation – Collective Redress in Need of New Balance between Individual Rights and Regulatory Objectives in Europe, 19 Journal of Theoretical Inquiries 203-233 (2018)
Freedom of Contract and Financial Stability, European Business Organization Law Review (EBOR) special issue no.1/2 (2016)
The EU Example”, in Ferran/Moloney/Payne (Eds.) ,The Oxford Handbook of Financial Regulation, Oxford University Press 2015, p. 157
Civil Liability of Credit Rating Agencies – Regulatory, Allor-nothing approach and Over-deterrence, Oslo Faculty of Law <legal Studies Research Paper Series No. 2013-02, 25 European Business Law Review 315-334 (214)
Normanerkennung, -befolgung und Economic Behavior – eine Studie zu Verbindlichkeitsstrukturen im Wirtschaftsrecht am Beispiel der Corporate Governance [Recognition of norms, compliance and economic bahavior – a study on commitment to norms in business law at the example of corporate governance], 100 Archives for Legal and Social Philosophy ]ARSP] 219-242 (2014)
Prior to joining the Goethe University Law School, Brigitte was a research fellow at the Max-Planck-Institute for Comparative and international Private Law/Hamburg, a Fulbright grantee at the University of Chicago Law School toobtain a degree of Master of Laws, a visiting scholar at Yale Law School (Otto-Hahn-Fellowship awarded by the Max-Planck-Society for her doctoral dissertation antitrust and tegulation in the sector of telecommunication) Later on, she served as Bok Visiting International Professor at University of Pennsylvania Law School and she was an international visiting professor at Columbia Law School and a visiting scholar at Vanderbilt Law School.
Brigitte is a founding editor and a member of the editorial board of the European Business Organization Law Review, From 2009-2017 she was the director of the Doctorate and PhD program “Law and Economics of Money and Finance” funded by the Foundation “Geld und Währung”, and from 2015-2018 vice president of Goethe University Frankfurt. She is a member of the Administrative Council of the Federal Financial Supervisory Authority in Germany and a member of the executive committee of the House of Finance of Goethe-University.