LLM Programme

Florian Wagner-von Papp   FLORIAN WAGNER-VON PAPP
PhD (Dr. iur., Tuebingen 2004)
LL.M. (Columbia University, N.Y., 2002)
Second State Examination (Stuttgart, Germany, 2000)
First State Examinstion (Tuebingen, Germany, 1998)

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Email: f.wagner-von-papp@ucl.ac.uk

Dr. Florian Wagner-von Papp joined the Faculty and the Institute of Global Law in September 2005. He is a Director of the UCL Institute of Global Law and the UCL Centre for Law and Economics. He is a member of the Academic Board of the UCL Jevons Institute, an elected member of the Walter Eucken Institute and participates in the Research Network on Innovation and Competition Policy (RNIC). He is a reporter to the European Centre for Tort and Insurance Law in Vienna. Before joining UCL, he was lecturer at the Faculty of Laws of the University of Tuebingen and academic assistant at the Chair of Professor Moeschel.

He read law at the University of Tuebingen on a scholarship from the German National Academic Foundation and received his first law degree in 1998. After his trainee period in London, Tuebingen and Stuttgart, he passed the qualifying Second State Examination in 2000. In 2002, he was awarded a Master of Laws degree with first class honours (James Kent Scholar) by Columbia Law School (New York). In 2004, the University of Tuebingen awarded him a PhD degree summa cum laude.

His research interests are in the areas of European and Comparative Competition Law, Contract Law, Comparative Law and (Behavioural) Law & Economics.


1. Books / Chapters in Books

  • Internationales Wettbewerbsrecht (International Competition Law), in: Tietje (ed.), Internationales Wirtschaftsrecht (International Economic and Business Law), de Gruyter Rechtswissenschaften Verlags GmbH (forthcoming 2008)
  • Should we be free not to be free to ruin ourselves? – Gambling and self-exclusion agreements, in: Freeman (ed.), Law, Mind and Brain, Ashgate (forthcoming 2008)
  • Wettbewerbsrecht (Competition Law), in: Langenbucher (ed.), Europarechtliche Bezüge des Privatrechts (The Influence of European Union Law on German Private Law), Nomos-Verlagsgesellschaft, Baden-Baden 2005, pp. 400-466 (second edition in preparation for 2008)
  • Marktinformationsverfahren: Grenzen der Information im Wettbewerb (The Exchange of Competitively Sensitive Information: Limiting the Flow of Information Between Competitors), Nomos-Verlagsgesellschaft, Baden-Baden 2004, 562 pp.
    - Reinhold-und-Maria-Teufel-Prize 2005
    - Book review by Professor Dr. Rainer Bechtold, in: Zeitschrift fuer Wettbewerbsrecht (ZWeR) Vol. 3 (2005), pp. 207-212

2. Articles in Journals

  • “Who is it that can inform me?” – The Exchange of Identifying and Non-Identifying Information, in: European Competition Law Review (ECLR) vol. 28 (2007), pp. 264-270
  • Das GWB nach der 7. Novelle (The Seventh Act amending the German Act against Restraints of Competition), in: Juristische Arbeitsblaetter (JA) 2006, pp. 147-150
  • Die privatautonome Beschraenkung der Privatautonomie – Gewillkuerte Formerfor¬dernisse und Sperrvertraege in Spielbanken als Auspraegungen des Freiheits¬para¬doxons (Self-imposed constraints on one’s own future autonomy – No-oral-mo¬di¬fication-clauses and self-exclusion agreements in casinos as examples of the pa¬ra¬dox of freedom), in: Archiv fuer civilistische Praxis (AcP) vol. 205 (2005), pp. 342-385
  • Wie identifizierend duerfen Marktinformationsverfahren sein? (How identifying should we allow information exchanges to be?), in: Wirtschaft und Wettbewerb (WuW) 2005, pp. 732-740
  • Empfiehlt sich das Empfehlungsverbot? – Die geplante Streichung des § 22 GWB in der 7. GWB-Novelle (Should the prohibition of anticompetitive recommen¬dations be removed? – The intended repeal of Sec. 22 of the German Act against Re¬straints of Competition), Wirtschaft und Wettbewerb (WuW) 2005, pp. 379-388
  • Die Verantwortlichkeit des Staates für Wettbewerbsbeschraenkungen durch Gesetz in foederalen Systemen (Responsibility for anticompetitive state action in federal systems), Wirtschaft und Wettbewerb (WuW) 2003, pp. 454-472
  • Die "Open Access Debate" in den USA (The open access debate in the USA), Multimedia und Recht (MMR) 2001, pp. 659-665

3. Case notes

  • Note on the decision by the German Federal Court of Justice on self-exclusion agreements in casinos (BGH, 15th December 2005, III ZR 65+66/05 – "Sperrverträge in Spielbanken"), JuristenZeitung (JZ) 2006, pp. 468-473
  • Note on the decision by the German Federal Court of Justice on the standard of proof for the existence of additional proceeds of a cartel (BGH, 28th June 2005, KRB 2/05 – "Transportbeton Berlin"), in: Entscheidungen zum Wirtschaftsrecht (EWiR) § 81 GWB 1/06, pp. 171-172
  • Note on the "trans-o-flex" decision by the German Federal Court of Justice (BGH, 21st December 2004, KVR 26/03), in: Wirtschafts- und Bankrecht (WuB) V A. § 37 GWB 1.05 (WM 2005, 664), pp. 473-474
  • Note on the decision by the German Federal Court of Justice on restrictive covenants for license plate manufacturers (BGH, 8th April 2003, KZR 39/99 – "Konkurrenzschutz für Schilderpräger"), Entscheidungen zum Wirtschaftsrecht (EWiR) § 20 GWB 4/03, pp. 867-868
  • Note on the decision by the German Federal Court of Justice on ex post modifications of agreements by undertakings of a dominant position (BGH, 24th September 2002, KVR 8/01 – "Konditionenanpassung"), Entscheidungen zum Wirtschaftsrecht (EWiR) § 20 GWB 1/03, pp. 331-332

4. Case Notes in Internet Journals

  • Note on the decision by the German Federal Court of Justice on the interpretation of a settlement concerning royalties for sales to countries outside the territorial scope of a patent (BGH, 5th July 2005, X ZR 14/03 – "Abgasreinigungsvorrichtung"), "e-Competitions", May 2006 Vol. II, http://www.concurrences.fr/
  • Note on the New Leniency Notice issued by the German Federal Cartel Office, (BKartA 7th March 2006, Notice No. 9/2006 – "Bonusregelung"), "e-Competitions", May 2006 Vol. II, http://www.concurrences.fr/
  • Note on the decision by the German Federal Court of Justice on the requirements for access to medium-voltage power grids under the essential facilities doctrine in German Competition Law (BGH, 28th June 2005, KVR 27/04 – "Arealnetze"), "e-Competitions", March 2006 Vol. II, http://www.concur¬rences.fr/
  • Note on the decision by the German Federal Court of Justice on the standard of proof for the existence of additional proceeds of a cartel (BGH, 28th June 2005, KRB 2/05 – "Transportbeton Berlin"), "e-Competitions", March 2006 Vol. I, http://www.concurrences.fr/

5. In Preparation/Projects

  • Möschel/Wagner-von Papp, Das Recht der Wettbewerbsbeschränkungen (German and European Competition Law), 2nd ed., Carl Heymanns Verlag, Köln
  • Behavioural Law and Economics in Contract Law – A Comparative Approach
  • No-Oral-Modification-Clauses and the Binding Power of Framework Agree¬ments: A comparative approach

Current Teaching
- Contract

- Comparative Contract Law
- International and European Contract & Sales Law
- European Competition Laws
- Law & Economics of Regulated Markets
- Law & Economics of Regulated Industries

PhD Supervision
Dr Wagner-von Papp welcomes approaches from prospective doctoral students.

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