André PRÜM is Professor of law at the University of Luxembourg where he holds the Chair in Financial and Business Law.
He served as founding Dean of the Faculty of Law, Economics and Finance of the University of Luxembourg for seven years until 2012 building it up to become the largest faculty of the university.
In June 2014, the University Laval, Québec-City, Canada awarded him an honorary doctorate “for his outstanding contribution to legal science as well as his leadership in university management”.
He is regularly invited as visiting professor, most recently by Columbia Law School in New York, the Université Laval in Québec, the European University Institute in Florence, the University of Paris I Sorbonne and the University of Paris II Panthéon-Assas. Qualified as French Law professor (Professeur agrégé des Facultés de droit de France), he held, before joining the University of Luxembourg, a position at the University of Lorraine (1995-2005).
His research areas focus on European Banking and Financial law, Luxembourg and French Business Law, European Company Law and Corporate Governance, Transnational commercial law, Contract and Tort law. In October 2018, he was elected to the European Banking Authority’s Banking Stakeholder Group among Europe’s top ranked academics.
At the request of government of the Grand-Duchy of Luxembourg he has prepared major reforms of Luxembourg business law.
He regularly issues legal opinions on Luxembourg, French and European law and serves as an arbitrator in international and national litigations.
Languages : English, French, German, Luxemburgish