General Rapporteurs

European Banking Union – Professor Dr. Takis Tridimas


Professor Dr. Takis Tridimas

Chair of European Law and Director, Centre of European Law, the Dickson Poon School of Law, King’s College London 

Barrister, Matrix Chambers and advisor or counsel to many public and private organizations and EU institutions

Nancy A. Patterson Distinguished Faculty Scholar and Professor at Pennsylvania State University

Sir John Lubbock Professor of Banking Law at Queen Mary College, University of London (2004-2013)

Référendaire (law clerk) to Advocate General Sir Francis Jacobs at the European Court of Justice (1992-1995)

Senior legal adviser to the EU Presidency (2003)

Chairman of the Committee set up by the EU Council of Ministers to draft the Treaty of Accession of 2003

Visiting professor at several universities, including the College of Europe, Bruges, Sciences Po, Université Panthéon Assas (Paris II), and the University of Genova


Private enforcement and collective redress in European competition – Prof. Dr. Peter-Christian Müller-Graff

Professor Dr. Peter-Christian Müller-Graff

Professor for Civil Law, Commercial Law, Economic Law, European Law and Comparative Law at the Law Faculty of Heidelberg University (since 1994)

Director of the Institute of German and European Corporate and Business Law of Heidelberg University (since 1994)

Dean of the Law Faculty of Heidelberg University (1999-2004); Chair of the Association of German Law Faculties (since 2013)

Honorary Jean Monnet Professor (since 1997)

Chairman of „Arbeitskreis Europäische Integration” (German ECSA - European Communities Studies Association) (since 2002)

General Secretary of the FIDE (1994-1997)

Managing member of the board of the German Association for European Law (Wissenschaftliche Gesellschaft für Europarecht) (since 1987)

Advisor to the German member of the Bundesrat in the European Constitutional Convention and to many public institutions including the European Commission, the Bundestag and German and foreign ministries; representative of the Federal Republic before the European Court of Justice

Chairman of several international study groups of the European Communities Studies Association (1991-1997)

Member of the Directorate of the Institut für Europäische Politik in Berlin (since 1992)

Former judge at the Court of Appeals

Visiting professor of several universities, including Cornell University, Georgetown University Law Center, Université Nancy, Université Bordeaux-Montesquieu, Jagellonian University Cracow, Andrássy University Budapest, Nihon University Tokyo, Vienna University, Zürich University and the College of Europe in Bruges and Natolin

Teaching Activities at the Deutsche Richterakademie (German Academy for Judges) and the Europäische Rechtsakademie (Academy for European Law)


Division of competences and regulatory powers between the EU and the Member States – Professor Dr. Jacques Ziller


Professor Dr. Jacques Ziller

Professor of European Union Law at the University of Pavia, Department of Political and Social Sciences

Head of the Law Department at the European University Institute, Florence (October 1999 - October 2003); formerly Professor of Public Law at Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne University.

Consultant in EU law to the European Parliament, to the European Commission and to the Committe of Regions; consultant in public administration to OECD (Puma and Sigma programs).

Professor at various universities, including the European Institute of Public Administration, Maastricht (1986-1989), Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne University (1992-2007) and the European University Institute, Florence (1998-2008).

Visiting professor at the College of Europe, Bruges (1993-1998), and at the Universitat Autonoma, Barcelona (1994-1997).

Member of the Executive Comittee of the Societas Iuris Publici Europaei (SIPE) and of the Scientific board of the Associazione Italianta Giuristi Europei (AIGE); member of the Comité pour l’étude des Communautés européennes (CEDECE); Coordinator of the Research Network on EU Administrative Law (ReNEUAL).