Institute For Law And Finance
The Institute for Law and Finance (ILF) is a graduate school which was established as a non-profit foundation in 2002 by Goethe University Frankfurt am Main with the support of many prominent institutions. Leading commercial banks and international law firms, the Frankfurt Chamber of Commerce and Industry, the City of Frankfurt and the State of Hesse, as well as the European Central Bank and the Deutsche Bundesbank are actively involved in the ILF right from the planning stages until today. The ILF provides interdisciplinary training to lawyers, senior management and executives in Germany and worldwide and serves as a policy center in the legislative process by offering forums for discussions and exchanges between academia and practitioners.
The ILF offers the LL.M Finance Degree Program, Spring School on "Corporate Law in Practice" and Summer School on "Law of Banking and Capital Markets.
The Executive Director of the ILF is Andreas Cahn, Dresdner Bank Foundation Professorship, Goethe University Frankfurt am Main. Theodor Baums, DekaBank/Helaba Foundation Professorship, Professor of Civil, Business & Banking Law, ILF, Goethe University Frankfurt am Main and Manfred Wandt, Dean of the Law Faculty, Goethe University Frankfurt am Main are directors of the ILF.
Martin Blessing, Chairman of the Board of Managing Directors of the Commerzbank chairs the ILF Board of Trustees.
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