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Axel Halfmeier

From 1988 to 1993 he studied law at the University of Hamburg (first state examination 1993). After his LL.M. studies (1995-1996) University of Michigan, Ann Arbor and his legal clerkship (1996-1999), he passed the major state law examination before the HansOLG in 1999. After receiving his doctorate (Dr. iur.) in 1999 and his habilitation in 2006, he was Professor of German and International Private and Commercial Law at the Frankfurt School of Finance & Management from 2007 to 2012. Since 2012, he has been Professor of Civil Law, Comparative Law and Private International and Procedural Law at Leuphana University Lüneburg.

Publications

Halfmeier, Axel; Hensler, Deborah R.; Kalajdzic, Jasminka; Cashman, Peter; Gómez, Manuel A.; Tzankova, IanikaThe Globalization of Mass Civil Litigation Lessons from the Volkswagen “Clean Diesel” Case [URL]

News

by Alexandre Predal, under the supervision of Maria José Azar-Baud On 8 June 2022, 14 months after the claims were heard, the …

Euroconsumers is pleased to announce that a settlement agreement has been reached with HP Inc over its “Dynamic Security” feature. Euroconsumers’ agreement …

On October 7th 2022, an event organized by the Centre d’Études Juridiques de La Rochelle, named “D’une approche sectorielle à une approche …

On 31 August 2022, the Competition Appeal Tribunal released its judgment in Elizabeth Helen Coll v Alphabet Inc. and Others [2022] CAT 39, which confirms that consumer …