Civil Law, Legal Informatics, German and International Business Law and Legal Theory

The Chair of Civil Law, Legal Informatics, German and International Business Law and Legal Theory has been held by Prof. Dr. Georg Borges since the summer semester of 2014. Prof. Dr. Borges is the successor of Prof. Dr. Maximilian Herberger. The Institute’s  principal areas of research are civil and business law issues relating to the internet, including the cross-border aspects thereof, as well as Data Protection Law, Commercial Law (in particular Banking Law) and Corporate Law. Current projects involve looking at issues relating to the laws of Cloud Computing, Industry 4.0 and eJustice/eGovernment.


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German Data Processing Court Day

The 29th EDV- Gerichtstag (German Data Processing Court Day) will take place from September 23rd to 25th , 2020 under the motto "Digitalization without borders - but (only) with security" as an ONLINE EVENT. To EDV-Gerichtstag...

Legal Testbed

The chair of Prof. Borges is developing solutions for Industry 4.0 through the project "Recht-Testbed Industrie 4.0" funded by the Federal Ministry of Economics and Technology (BMWi). More...

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