Frank Emmert

John S. Grimes Professor of Law
Executive Director, Center for International and Comparative Law


Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law
Lawrence W. Inlow Hall, Room 335
530 W. New York Street
Indianapolis, IN 46202-3225

Phone: (317) 278-9661
Fax: (317) 278-3326
E-Mail: femmert@iupui.edu


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Education

Erstes juristisches Staatsexamen (equivalent to J.D.), 1988, University of Munich Law School, Germany
LL.M., 1989, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
Diploma in European Law, 1990, European University Institute, Florence, Italy
Zweites juristisches Staatsexamen (equivalent to the bar exam), 1992, Bavaria, Germany
Ph.D., 1998, University of Maastricht, the Netherlands

Courses

European union law, comparative law, international business transactions, international commercial arbitration, international trade law, legal systems in transition, world trade organization law

Bio

Frank Emmert became a professor of law and the Executive Director of the Center for International and Comparative Law beginning in the summer of 2003. He is the founder and managing editor of the European Journal of Law Reform (since 1997). Before his appointment at IU he was a visiting professor at Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law in New York. He has also served as Dean of Concordia International University Estonia School of Law, Executive Director of the Academy of European Law at the European University Institute, Lecturer in European and International Law at the European institute of Basle University. He has taught courses at the Universities of Strasbourg (France), Amsterdam (the Netherlands), Warsaw and Krakow (Poland), Ljubljana and Maribor (Slovenia), Prague (Czech Republic), St. Gall (Switzerland), the College of Europe (Poland), as well as Stanford Law School and Rutgers University School of Law.

Prof. Emmert is fluent in German and English, conversant in French and Italian, and speaks some Spanish and Estonian. He has advised various governments and multinational enterprises, and speaks frequently at conferences and seminars in Europe and the US. His publications include more than 10 books and 40 articles in the areas of European Union, international and comparative law.

Publications

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Books and Chapters

  • 17) European Union Law - Documents, fully revised and updated 2nd ed., Eleven International Publishing, Utrecht, ca. 1,600 pp., in print
  • 16) International Business Transactions - Documents, edited with Talia Einhorn, Cairo 2009, 371 pp.
  • 15) Administrative Law of the European Union - Judicial Review, with Ronald M. Levin and Christoph Feddersen, ABA Publishing, Chicago 2008, pp. i-vi, and 1-178
  • 14) European Union Law - Cases, Eleven International Publishing, Utrecht 2007, pp. i-xiv and 1-690 (updated reprint of the casebook first published in 2000)
  • 13) Introduction to the American Legal System, Fachwörterbuch Kompakt Recht Englisch-Deutsch / Deutsch-Englisch (German - English / English - German Legal Dictionary), Langenscheidt Publishing, with T. Fine, Munich 2004, pp. 104-128; also published in the same volume in German translation, Einführung in das amerikanische Rechtssystem, Munich 2005, pp. 74-103
  • 12) European Union Law - Cases, pp. i-xiv and 1-690, C.H. Beck Verlag and Kluwer Law International, The Hague 2000 (together with "Documents" and "Textbook" this will be a 3-volume teaching tool for EU law with some 2.000 pages)
  • 11) European Union Law - Documents, pp. i-xii and 1-676, C.H. Beck Verlag and Kluwer Law International, The Hague 1999 (together with "Cases" and "Textbook" this will be a 3-volume teaching tool for EU law with some 2.000 pages)
  • 10) Prawo Europejskie, textbook on EU-law in Polish, pp. i-xxxii and 1-587, with M. Morawiecki, Wydawnictwo Naukowe PWN, Warszawa-Wroclaw 1999
  • *9) Der Europäische Gerichtshof als Garant der Rechtsgemeinschaft, Dissertation, University of Maastricht, 1998, pp. 1-450
  • 8) Europäische Rechtsprechung - Konzentrierte Fassung 1996, Vol. IV of No. 3, pp. i-xxix and 1-370, with Dr. Alleweldt, L. Lusser, I. Maulaz-Frauenknecht, Dr. J.H. Röver, RA Dr. Schnichels, and S. Wollkopf, Orell Füssli Verlag, Zurich 1998
  • 7) Europäische Rechtsprechung - Konzentrierte Fassung 1995, Vol. III of No. 3, pp. i-xxxiv and 1-360, with Dr. Alleweldt, Mr. Lusser, RA Dr. Röver, RA Dr. Schnichels, and Ms. Wollkopf, Orell Füssli Verlag, Zurich 1996
  • 6) Europarecht, textbook on EU-law, pp. i-xxxvi and 1-492, C.H. Beck Verlag, Munich 1996
  • 5) Europäische Rechtsprechung - Konzentrierte Fassung 1993/1994, Vol. II of No. 3, 380 pages, with RA Dr. Schnichels, Orell Füssli Verlag, Zurich 1995
  • 4) Europarecht in Fällen, compeletely revised and updated 2nd. ed. of No. 1, pp. i-xl and 1-860, NOMOS Verlag, Baden-Baden 1994
  • 3) Europäische Rechtsprechung - Konzentrierte Fassung 1989-1993, pocket-book version of No. 2, Zurich 1994
  • 2) Europäische Rechtsprechung - Konzentrierte Fassung, a systematic case-digest on the jurisprudence of the Luxembourg courts in looseleaf format (supplemented annually), "Sonderband" in the series Meyer-Marsilius/Schluep/Stauffacher (eds.), Beziehungen Schweiz-EG, over 1.000 pages, with D. Schnichels and others, Orell Füssli Verlag, Zurich, March 1994-1998
  • 1) Europarecht in Fällen, a casebook on EC law, with Profs. Hummer, Simma and Vedder, pp. i-xxvii and 1-689, NOMOS Verlag, Baden-Baden 1991

Law Review and Journal Articles

  • *45) Rule of Law in Central and Eastern Europe, Fordham Int'l Law Journal, Vol. 32, No. 2, January 2009, pp. 551-586
  • *44) Trouble Counting Votes? Comparing Voting Mechanisms in the United States and Selected Other Countries, with Antony Page and Christopher Page, Creighton Law Review, Vol. 41, No. 1, December 2007, pp. 3-35
  • 43) Market Economy, Democracy, or Rule of Law - What Would You Pick, if You Had to Choose?, in Epiney/Haag/Heinemann (eds.), Challenging Boundaries - Essays in Honor of Roland Bieber, Baden-Baden 2007, pp. 104-116
  • 42) Democracy, Market Economy, or Rule of Law? What Should be the Priority for Development? conference presentation, available at http://src.auca.kg/images/stories/files/report-emmert- eng.pdf
  • 41) Sustainability of Estonian Competitiveness, for The Future Competitiveness of the EU and its Eastern Neighbours, conference presentation, with Jorma Heinonen, available at http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=937388
  • 39) Legal Analysis of Statements Made in Favour and Against the Adoption of Competition Law in Developing Countries, contribution to a research project funded by the European Union and directed by Said Business School at Oxford University, with F. Kronthaler and J. Stephan, 69 pp., available online at http://www.iwh-halle.de/projects/competition_policy/ Claims_final.PDF – and also published in paper format in IWH-Sonderhefte 1/2005, Halle, Germany
  • *40) The Common Good Under Fire - Is Globalization Delivering the Ultimate Victory to Manchester Capitalism?, European Journal of Law Reform, Vol. 6, No. 3/4, 2004, pp. 427-459
  • 38) The Fifth Enlargement: More of the Same? in G. Berman and K. Pistor (eds), Law and Governance in an Enlarged European Union, Hart Publishing, Oxford and Portland 2004, pp. 485-488
  • *37) Introducing EU Competition Law and Policy in Central and Eastern Europe: Requirements in Theory and Problems in Practice, Fordham International Law Journal, Vol. 27, No. 2, Jan. 2004, pp. 642-678
  • 36) Das bonum commune in der Globalisierungsfalle, in J.-M. Bonvin, G. Kohler and B. Sitter-Liver (eds), Gemeinwohl / Bien commun - Ein kritisches Plädoyer / Un plaidoyer critique, based on the 21st colloquium of the Swiss Academy of Humanities and Social Sciences (2002), Fribourg 2004, pp. 301-324
  • 35) Labor, Environmental Standards and World Trade Law, University of California Davis Journal of International Law & Policy, Vol. 10, No. 1, Fall 2003, pp. 75-167
  • 34) Access to Justice - Country Report Estonia, Public Interest Law Initiative/Interrights/Bulgarian Helsinki Committee/Polish Helsinki Foundation for Human Rights (eds), Access to Justice in Central and Eastern Europe - Country Reports, New York, Budapest 2003, pp. 155-208, with A. Adamson, also available online
  • *33) Administrative and Court Reform in Central and Eastern Europe, European Law Journal, Vol. 9, No. 3, July 2003, pp. 288-315
  • 32) Soudcovská nezávislost - asto nepochopený pojem ve st ední a východní Evrop in Soudce (The Judge), Vol. 6 (2003), pp. 7-11 (translation of No. 29)
  • 31) Negotiating With Terrorists and Non-State Actors?, contribution to a symposium held in February 2003 at Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law, New York, published in Cardozo Journal of Conflict Resolution, Vol. 4, No. 2, ca. 8 pp., available online at http://cojcr.org/vol4no2/Emmert.html
  • 30) Estonia as a Transit Country, research paper for the Government Institute for Economic Research (VATT), Helsinki, July 2002, with Jorma Heinonen and Alari Purju, ca. 10 pp., available at http://www.interdevelopment.fi/itameri/transitbusiness.pdf
  • *29) The Independence of Judges – A Concept Often Misunderstood in Central and Eastern Europe, European Journal of Law Reform, Vol. 3 (2001), No. 4, pp. 405-409
  • 28) The Implementation of the Principle of Non-Discrimination on Grounds of Nationality in the Preparations for EU Membership - Country Report on Estonia, in Swierkocki (ed.), Accession Negotiations - Selected Results, Lódz 2001, pp. 237-264, with E. Kikas
  • 27) Challenges to Estonian Economic Development Provided by the Forthcoming EU Membership, in Liuhto (ed.), Ten Years of Economic Transformation: Vol. I - The Economies in Transition and the EU Enlargement, Lappeenranta 2000, pp. 342-371, with J. Heinonen, also published by Interdevelopment Consulting, Helsinki, April 2002, available online
  • 26) Die Rechtsstellung schweizerischer Unternehmen in Verfahren vor dem Gerichtshof der EU, insbesondere im Wettbewerbs- und Aussenwirtschaftsrecht, Report No. 52 in the framework of the Swiss National Research Program No. 42 (1995-2000) on Swiss Foreign Policy, Berne 2000, pp. 1-33
  • 25) Evaluation de l´activité législative de la CE, in Swiss Institute of Comparative Law (ed.), Conséquences institutionelles d´une adhésion à l´Union européenne, Schulthess Verlag, Zürich 1999, pp. 263-305
  • 24) Die Stellung der Kleinstaaten in der EU, in Cottier/Kopse (eds.), Der Beitritt der Schweiz zur Europäischen Union - Brennpunkte und Auswirkungen, Schulthess Verlag, Zürich 1998, pp. 113-137, with D. Bossaert
  • *23) Switzerland and the EU: Partners, for Better or for Worse, European Foreign Affairs Review 1998, pp. 367-398
  • *22) Die aktuelle Bedeutung des Europäischen Gemeinschaftsrechts für die Entwicklung der deutschen Verwaltungsgerichtsbarkeit, Bayerische Verwaltungsblätter (BayVBl.) 1997, Vol. I, Beiheft, pp. VI-VIII
  • 21) Die schweizerischen Kantone im europäischen Integrationsprozeß, in Die Baselstädtische Kantonsverfassung, Schriftenreihe des Justizdepartements Basel-Stadt 1996, pp. 73-95, with I. Maulaz-Frauenknecht and S. Wollkopf
  • 20) Contributions on "ECU/Euro", "European Central Bank", "European Monetary System", and "European System of Central Banks" in Monar/Neuwahl/O´Keeffe (eds.), Butterworths Expert Guide to the European Union, London 1996
  • 19) Die Klagebefugnis von Verbänden in Verfahren vor dem Gerichtshof der Europäischen Gemeinschaft in Luxemburg, in Gec-Korosec (ed.), Pravne Moznosti Varovanja Skupinskih Interesov Ljudi Za Zdravo Okolje, Maribor/Ljubljana 1996, pp. 153-185
  • 18) Kompleksowosc i Zakres Prawa Unii Europejskiej Oraz Jego Wplyw na Systemy Prawne Panstw Czlonkowskich - Co Dla Panstw Europy Srodkowej i Wschodniej Oznacza Przysta pienie do Unii Europejskiej?, Studia z zakresu prawa pracy i polityki spolecznej 1996, pp. 235-249 (translation of No. 17)
  • 17) The Complexity and Quantity of EU-Law and its Impact in the National Legal Order of the Member States - What will Accession mean for the Czech Republic and other Central European States?, Ro enka Evropského Prava, Brno 1996, pp. 27-46
  • 16) There is no such thing as a free lunch! Why and how the industrialized countries should compensate the newly industrialized and less developed countries for accepting social and environmental standards in world trade, Thürer/Kux (eds.), GATT 1994 und die Welthandelsorganisation - Herausforderung für die Schweiz und Europa, Zürich/Baden-Baden 1996, pp. 309-326 (revised version of No. 15)
  • *15) Social and Environmental Standards in World Trade, Yearbook of Polish Labour Law and Social Policy, Vol. 8, 1995, pp. 339-352
  • 14) Die institutionelle Reform der Europäischen Union und die künftige Rolle des Europäischen Parlaments, in Cottier (ed.), Democracy and Federalism in European Integration, Berne/Zürich 1995, pp. 63-74
  • *13) Les jeux son faits: rien ne va plus ou une nouvelle occasion perdue par la CJCE, a commentary on the Faccini Dori-judgment of the European Court of Justice, Revue trimestrielle de droit européen, Vol. I/1995, pp. 11-21, with M. Pereira de Azevedo
  • 12) Nationale Alleingänge im Umwelt- und Verbraucherschutz, a commentary on the PCP-judgment of the European Court of Justice, Euro Center Schweiz (OSEC) newsletter, July 1994, pp. 3-4
  • 11) Lange Stange im Nebel oder neue Strategie? Die aktuelle Rechtsprechung des EuGH zur Warenverkehrsfreiheit, pp. 5-27, Vol. 1994/7 of the "Basler Schriften zur europäischen Integration"
  • *10) L'effet horizontal des directives - La jurisprudence de la CJCE: un bateau ivre?, Revue trimestrielle de droit européen, Vol. III/1993, pp. 503-524, with M. Pereira de Azevedo
  • 9) The Family Policy of the European Community, in Waaldijk/Clapham (eds.), Homosexuality: A European Community Issue - Essays on Lesbian and Gay Rights in European Law and Policy, Martinus Nijhoff Publishers, Dordrecht 1993, at pp. 361-394
  • 8) Die Entwicklung der Ursprungsregeln bis zum EWR-Abkommen, in Jacot-Guillarmod (ed.), EEA-Agreement, Comments and Reflections, Schulthess Polygraphischer Verlag, Zürich 1992, at pp. 115-132
  • *7) Survey of the Treaty Practice of the EC in 1991, European Journal of International Law 1992, Vol. I, at pp. 186-204
  • *6) Horizontale Drittwirkung von Richtlinien? Lieber ein Ende mit Schrecken als ein Schrecken ohne Ende!, Europäisches Wirtschafts- und Steuerrecht 1992, at pp. 56-67
  • *5) Survey of the Treaty Practice of the EC in 1990, European Journal of International Law 1991, Vol. I, at pp. 200-249
  • 4) "Schraubenzieherfabriken" zur Umgehung von Antidumping-Strafzöllen, Einfuhrkontingentierungen und freiwilligen Selbstbeschränkungsabkommen, in Hopt (ed.), Europäische Integration als Herausforderung des Rechts: Mehr Marktrecht - Weniger Einzelgesetze, Essen 1991, pp. 257-278
  • 3) Intellectual Property in the Uruguay Round - The Negotiating Position of the Western Industrialized Countries, Michigan Journal of International Law, Vol. 11, No. 4 (1990), at pp. 1317-1399
  • 2) Japanische Autos und die protektionistischen Quoten von Frankreich, Italien, Spanien und Großbritannien - Wie geht es weiter?, Hanns Martin Schleyer Almanach, Essen 1990, at 38-39
  • 1) Vierzig Jahre und ein bißchen weise? (on the 40th anniversary of the German Basic Law), Funnel 1989, Vol. III, pp. 21-30

Essays and Reports

  • Annotation on Case C-249/96, Grant, of the European Court of Justice, dealing with discrimination of homosexual couples, in Die Praxis, Vol. 87, 1998, No. 4, pp. 395-397
  • Annotation on Case C-122/96, Saldanha and MTS Securities vs. Hiross Holding, of the European Court of Justice, in Die Praxis, Vol. 86, 1997, No. 12, pp. 945-946
  • Annotations on Case C-80/95, Harnas & Helm, Case C-247/95, FA Augsburg vs. Marktgemeinde Welden, Case C-260/95, DFDS, Case C-167/95, Maatsdrap Linthorst, Pouwels and Schers, and Case C-63/96, Werner Skripalle, of the European Court of Justice, dealing with VAT, in Die Praxis, Vol. 86, 1997, No. 10, pp. 861-864
  • Annotations on Case C-368/95, Vereinigte Familiapress v. Heinrich Bauer Verlag, and Case C-392/95, Parliament v. Council (Visa-Regulation), of the European Court of Justice, in Die Praxis, Vol. 86, 1997, No. 9, pp. 710-713
  • Annotations on Case C-143/93, van Es, Joined Cases C-153 and C-204/94, Faroe Seafood and Arthur Smith, Case C-61/94, Kommission v. Germany (Milk Imports), and Case C-64/95, Büker, of the European Court of Justice, dealing with customs law, in Die Praxis, Vol. 86, 1997, No. 4, pp. 339-344
  • Annotation on Joined Cases C-178, C-188-190/94, Dillenkofer et. al., of the European Court of Justice, in Die Praxis, Vol. 86, 1997, No. 3, pp. 258-262, with S. Wollkopf
  • Annotation on Case C-168/95, Arcaro, and Case C-44/95, Lappel Bank, of the European Court of Justice, dealing with environmental law, in Die Praxis, Vol. 86, 1997, No. 2, pp. 178-181
  • Annotation on the Bosman-Judgment of the European Court of Justice in Die Praxis, Vol. 85, 1996, No. 7/8, pp. 656-660

Book Reviews

  • *19) Simon Bishop and Mike Walker, The Economics of EC Competition Law - Concepts, Application and Measurement, London: Sweet & Maxwell (1999), pp. i-xxxi and 1-356, reviewed for European Journal of Law Reform, Vol. 4, 2002, No. 4, pp. 653-654
  • *18) Alison Jones and Brenda Sufrin, EC Competition Law - Text, Cases and Materials, Oxford: Oxford University Press (2001), pp. i-xcix and 1-1159, reviewed for European Journal of Law Reform, Vol. 4, 2002, No. 4, pp. 650-652
  • *17) Jonathan Faull and Ali Nikpay (eds), The EC Law of Competition, Oxford: Oxford University Press (1999), pp. i-cxviii and 1-961, reviewed for European Journal of Law Reform, Vol. 4, 2002, No. 4, p. 649
  • *16) Peter M. Roth (ed.), Bellamy & Child -European Community Law of Competition, London: Sweet & Maxwell, 5th ed. (2001), pp. i-clxx and 1-1339 (hardcover) and 850 pp. appendices (paperback), reviewed for European Journal of Law Reform, Vol. 4, 2002, No. 4, pp. 647-648
  • *15) Peter J. van Krieken (ed.), The Migration Acquis Handbook, TMC Asser Press, The Hague 2001, and Peter J. van Krieken (ed.), The Asylum Acquis Handbook, TMC Asser Press, The Hague 2000, both reviewed together for European Journal of Law Reform, Vol. 4, 2002, No. 2, pp. 382-383
  • *14) Barend van der Hejden/Bahia Tahzib-Lie (eds.), Reflections on the Universal Declaration of Human Rights - A Fiftieth Anniversary Anthology, Martinus Nijhoff Publishers, Dordrecht 1998, reviewed for European Journal of Law Reform, Vol. 4, 2002, No. 2, pp. 383-384
  • *13) Gerhard Walter/Samuel P. Baumgartner (eds), Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Judgments Outside the Scope of the Brussels and Lugano Conventions, Kluwer Law International, The Hague et al. 2000, reviewed for European Journal of Law Reform, Vol. 4, 2002, No. 1, pp. 252-253
  • *12) Paul J. Omar (ed.), Procedures to Enforce Foreign Judgments, Dartmouth Publishing Co./Ashgate Publishing Ltd., Aldershot, 2002, reviewed for European Journal of Law Reform, Vol. 4, 2002, No. 1, pp. 250-251
  • *11) Jan Ramberg, International Commercial Transactions, 2nd ed., Kluwer Law International/Nordstedts Juridik/International Chamber of Commerce, Stockholm 2000, reviewed for European Journal of Law Reform, Vol. 4, 2002, No. 1, p. 249
  • *10) Thomas M.J. Möllers, Die Rolle des Rechts im Rahmen der europäischen Integration, Tübingen (Mohr Siebeck) 1999, reviewed for European Journal of Law Reform, Vol. 3, 2001, No. 4, pp. 498-500
  • *9) David O'Keeffe and Patrick Twomey (eds.), Legal Issues of the Amsterdam Treaty, Oxford and Portland (Hart Publishing) 1999, reviewed for European Journal of Law Reform, Vol. 3, 2001, No. 2, pp. 195-197
  • *8) J.H.H. Weiler (ed.), The EU, the WTO and the NAFTA: Towards a Common Law of International Trade, Oxford University Press 2000, reviewed for Journal of Common Market Studies, Vol. 39, 2001, No. 3, pp. 560-561; also reviewed for European Journal of Law Reform, Vol. 3, 2001, No. 2, pp. 189-194
  • *7) Malgosia Fitzmaurice and Eric Heinze (eds.), Landmark Cases in International Law, Kluwer Law International 1998, reviewed for European Journal of Law Reform, Vol. 3, 2001, No. 1, pp. 109-110
  • *6) Petar Šarčević and Paul Volken (eds.), Yearbook of Private International Law, Vol. I 1999, Kluwer Law International in assoc. with Swiss Institute of Comparative Law 1999, reviewed for European Journal of Law Reform, Vol. 2, 2000, No. 3, pp. 387-388
  • *5) David A. Schultz (ed.), Leveraging the Law - Using the Courts to Achieve Social Change, Peter Lang Verlag 1998, reviewed for European Journal of Law Reform, Vol. 2, 2000, No. 3, pp. 386-387
  • *4) Ole Lando and Hugh Beale (eds.), Principles of European Contract Law - Parts I and II - Combined and Revised, The Hague/London/Boston, Kluwer Law International 2000, reviewed for European Journal of Law Reform, Vol. 2, 2000, No. 3, pp. 385-386
  • *3) Joseph J. Norton and Mads Andenas, Emerging Financial Markets and Secured Transactions, Kluwer Law International 1998, reviewed for European Journal of Law Reform, Vol. 2, 2000, pp. 289-292
  • 2) Hermann-Josef Blanke, Föderalismus und Integrationsgewalt - Die Bundesrepublik Deutschland, Spanien, Italien und Belgien als dezentralisierte Staaten in der EG, Schriften zum Europäischen Recht, Vol. 7, Duncker & Humblot Publishers, Berlin 1991, reviewed for Verfassung und Recht in Übersee, Vol. 28, 1995, pp. 253-254
  • 1) David I. Fisher, Prior Consent to International Direct Satellite Broadcasting, Utrecht Studies in Air and Space Law, Vol. 8, Martinus Nijhoff Publishers, Dordrecht 1990; reviewed for Verfassung und Recht in Übersee, Vol. 25, 1992, pp. 357-360



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