Reinhard Bork

Reinhard Bork

Dr. iur.
Professor of Law

University of Hamburg
Rothenbaumchaussee 33
20148 Hamburg

Phone: +49 (0)40 - 4 28 38 - 41 10
Fax: +49 (0)40 - 4 28 38 - 55 28
bork@uni-hamburg.de
http://www.jura.uni-hamburg.de/personen/bork/

Languages

Curriculum vitae

Titles and complete name
Prof. Dr. Reinhard Bork

Address of university/ institute
Seminar fuer Zivilprozessrecht, Rothenbaumchaussee 33, D 20148 Hamburg, Germany 

Academic Qualifications

  • 2010-2011 Robert S. Campbell Visiting Fellow at MagdalenCollegeOxford
  • 2005-2010 Vice Dean and Head of the Examination Office
  • 1993-1994 Dean
  • 1990 Professor in Hamburg
  • 1989 Professor in Bonn
  • 1988 Habilitation (post doctoral thesis)
  • 1984 Dr. iur. (law doctorate)
  • 1982 SecondState Examination
  • 1980 FirstState Examination

Professional career

  • Academic: cf. above
  • 1990 offer of a chair at CologneUniversity
  • 1994 offer of a chair at TuebingenUniversity
  • 1994 offer of a chair at GoettingenUniversity
  • 2010 offer of a chair at BonnUniversity
  • Judicial: Judge at the UpperState Court (Court of Appeal) in Hamburg (1992-1996)

Experience

Prof. Dr. Reinhard Bork (born Cologne, 1956) studied law at the Uni­versity of Mün­ster/Westf., passing state examinations in 1980 and 1982. Law doctorate in 1984 and post-doctoral thesis (Habilitation) in 1988. Professor of Law at the University of Bonn in 1989. Since 1990 Professor of Law at the University of Hamburg, where he is Director of the Seminar for Civil Procedural Law. He was Dean of the Law Faculty in 1993/1994 and Vice Dean (head of the Examination Office) 2005-2010. Robert S. Campbell Visiting Fellow at MagdalenCollege Oxford 2010/2011. Also served as a judge at the Upper State Court (Court of Appeal) in Hamburg in the Commercial Law Division with jurisdiction including Patents and Intellectual Property Rights (1992-1996). He has published extensively on Civil and Civil Procedural Law (including Arbitration), Insolvency Law, Commercial Law and Media Law. He has experience as an arbitrator in national and international cases scince 1994.

Memberships

  • Association of the Teachers of Civil Law
  • Association of the Teachers of Civil Procedure Law
  • Association for International Procedure Law
  • German Institution of Arbitration
  • German Chinese Arbitration Centre
  • INSOL Europe

Publications

Books 

  • Grundzüge des Zwangsvollstreckungsrechts (Basics of Enforcement Proceedings), 1984;
  • Der Vergleich (The Compromise), 1988;
  • Werbung im Programm (Unfair Competition in the Media), 1988;
  • Freiwillige Gerichtsbarkeit (Voluntary Jurisdiction), 2nd ed. 2002;
  • Zahlungsverkehr in der Insolvenz (Payments and Insolvency Law), 2002;
  • Einführung in das Insolvenzrecht (Introduction to Insolvency Law), 6th ed. 2012;
  • Allgemeiner Teil des Bürgerlichen Gesetzbuchs (General Part of the Civil Code), 3rd ed. 2011

Commentaries 

  • Zivilprozessordnung (German Code of Civil Procedure): Stein/­Jo­nas (§§ 38-127a [21. Aufl. 1993/1994; 22. Aufl. 2003/2004; 23. Aufl. 2013/2014]),
  • Bürgerliches Gesetzbuch (Civil Code): Staudinger (§§ 145-163 [13. Bearb. 1996; Neubearbeitungen 2003, 2010)],
  • Umwandlungsgesetz (Code of Conversion): Lutter (§§ 14-19, 316; 1996; 4. Aufl. 2009)
  • Insolvenzordnung (Insolvency Code): Kübler/Prütting/Bork (vor § 128, 133, 134, Anh. I § 147; 2013)

Articles

  • More than 300

Editor

  • Archiv für die civilistische Praxis (AcP)
  • Zeitschrift für Insolvenzrecht (KTS)
  • Zeitschrift für Wirtschaftsrecht (ZIP)
  • Handbuch der Insolvenzanfechtung (Handbook of the rescission in bankruptcy)
  • Kommentar zur Insolvenzordnung (Commentary on the German Insolvency Code)
  • Kommentar zum Familienverfahrensgesetz (Commentary on the German Code of Voluntary Jurisdiction)
Alexander Mittmann, Antje Baumann, Corinius LLP Antonius Jonetzki, GSK STOCKMANN Axel Bösch, Taylor Wessing Partnerschaftsgesellschaft mbB Axel Neelmeier, Schulz Noack Bärwinkel Rechtsanwälte PartmbB Birgit Wöhren, GSK STOCKMANN Burkhard Zaubel, WM-WirtschaftsMediation Carsten Grau, L2C Rechtsanwälte Wirtschaftsprüfer Steuerberater Christian Lemke, Heissner & Struck Christian Mayer-Giessen, Graf von Westphalen Christina Müting, REMBERT. Rechtsanwälte Christoph Hardt, c/o Flick Gocke Schaumburg Partnerschaft mbB Christoph Torwegge, Osborne Clarke Christoph von Burgsdorff, Luther Rechtsanwaltsgesellschaft mbH Daniel Meier-Greve, Schrönbges+Partner Dominic Thiele, Litigator-Hamburg.de Dominik Ziegenhahn, Raschke von Knobelsdorff Heiser Eckart Brödermann, Brödermann Jahn Rechtsanwaltsgesellschaft mbH Elke Umbeck, Heuking Kühn Lüer Wojtek Gilbert Tassilo von Knobelsdorff, Raschke von Knobelsdorff Heiser Günter Schmeel, c/o LUTHER Partnerschaft Inka Hanefeld, Hanefeld Rechtsanwälte Rechtsanwaltsgesellschaft mbH Jan Erik Spangenberg, MANNER SPANGENBERG Partnerschaft von Rechtsanwälten mbB Jan Heiko Köhlbrandt, Archer Daniels Midland Co. - ADM Germany GmbH Jan Heiner Nedden, Hanefeld Rechtsanwälte Rechtsanwaltsgesellschaft mbH Jens-Christian Posselt, Dierkes Partner Johannes Deiß, Neuwerk Rechtsanwälte PartG mbB Justus Jansen, GSK STOCKMANN Jörn Hombeck, Hanefeld Rechtsanwälte Rechtsanwaltsgesellschaft mbH Klaus Andreas Nagel, Dr. K. A. Nagel Klaus-Olaf Zehle, Mediation GmbH / EQUIDIS GmbH Lutz Carlos Moratinos Meissner, SIMON und PARTNER Marcus Bauckmann, Markus Schuback, HANSALAWYERS Mathias P. Schlichting, Hanselaw Hammerstein und Partner PGmbB Matthias W. Kroll, Dr. Nietsch & Kroll Rechtsanwälte Monika Hartges, Institut für Mediation, Konfliktmanagement und Ausbildung (IMKA Hamburg) Nils Schmidt-Ahrendts, Hanefeld Rechtsanwälte Rechtsanwaltsgesellschaft mbH Oliver Korte, SKW Schwarz Rechtsanwälte Peter N. Pekrun, Rembert Rechtsanwälte Philipp Krupke, Raimond Emde, Graf von Westphalen Reinhard Bork, University of Hamburg Richard Happ, Luther Rechtsanwaltsgesellschaft mbH Sabine Friedrich-Renken, BUSE HEBERER FROMM Rechtsanwälte & Steuerberater Simon Manner, Susanne Perker, Gockel & Perker Rechtsanwälte Ulrich Theune, Luther Rechtsanwaltsgesellschaft mbH Wolfgang Walter Horn, Bavelaar & Bavelaar Advocaten Rechtsanwälte Zoran Domić, SCHLARMANNvonGEYSO