Schuster, Edmund-Philipp

Mr Edmund-Philipp Schuster  


Position held

Assistant Professor in Law


Experience keywords:

corporate law; takeover regulation

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Edmund’s primary research areas are corporate law and takeover regulation, including the harmonisation of company law on the European level. Recent published projects include a paper on the mandatory bid rule and an analysis of the member states’ implementation of the EU Takeover Directive. Currently, he is working on an empirical study analysing levels of private benefits of control in different jurisdictions.

Sectors and industries to which research relates:

Law; Policy and Regulatory Bodies

Countries and regions to which research relates:



German [Spoken: Fluent, Written: Fluent]

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+44 (0)20 7955 7452



Black, Julia and Woll, Cornelia and Hobolt, Sara and Wratil, Christopher and Moloney, Niamh and Schuster, Edmund-Philipp and Hübner, Danuta and Fankhauser, Samuel and Carvalho, Maria and Iammarino, Simona and Ascani, Andrea and Begg, Iain and de Grauwe, Paul and Travers, Tony and Jackson-Preece, Jennifer (2017) LSE’s experts explain what awaits Britain and Europe ahead of Brexit LSE Brexit (23 Jan 2017) Blog entry

Gerner-Beuerle, Carsten and Mucciarelli, Frederico M. and Schuster, Edmund and Siems, Mathias (2017) Cross-border reincorporations in the European Union: the case for comprehensive harmonisation Journal of Corporate Law Studies. ISSN 1473-5970


Ferreira, Daniel and Kershaw, David and Kirchmaier, Tom and Schuster, Edmund (2016) Measuring management insulation from shareholder pressure LSE Law, Society and Economy Working Paper Series, London School of Economics and Political Science, Department of Law, London, UK.


Gerner-Beuerle, Carsten and Küçük, Esin and Schuster, Edmund-Philipp (2014) Law meets economics in the German Federal Constitutional Court: outright monetary transactions on trial German Law Journal, 15 (2). 281-320. ISSN 2071-8322

Gerner-Beuerle, Carsten and Schuster, Edmund-Philipp (2014) The costs of separation: friction between company and insolvency law in the single market Journal of Corporate Law Studies, 14 (2). 287-332. ISSN 1473-5970

Gerner-Beuerle, Carsten and Schuster, Edmund-Philipp (2014) The costs of separation: friction between company and insolvency law in the single market Law Society and Economy Working Paper Series, 10.2139/ssrn.2346676. London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

Gerner-Beuerle, Carsten and Schuster, Edmund-Philipp (2014) The evolving structure of directors' duties in Europe European Business Organization Law Review, 15 (02). 191-233. ISSN 1566-7529


Ferreira, Daniel and Kershaw, David and Kirchmaier, Thomas and Schuster, Edmund-Philipp (2013) Shareholder empowerment and bank bailouts Finance working papers, European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI), Brussels, Belgium.

Schuster, Edmund-Philipp (2013) The Mandatory Bid Rule: efficient, after all? Modern Law Review, 76 (3). 529-563. ISSN 0026-7961

Gerner-Beuerle, Carsten and Paech, Philipp and Schuster, Edmund-Philipp (2013) Study on directors’ duties and liability LSE Enterprise Limited, London, UK.


Kershaw, David and Kirchmaier, Thomas and Schuster, Edmund (2012) The incentives of senior bank managers need to be altered in order to make them more risk averse British Politics and Policy at LSE (17 Jul 2012) Blog entry


Cepani, J. and Schuster, Edmund-Philipp (2010) Schutz der Minderheitsaktionäre in Albanien In: Doralt, Peter and Bachner, Thomas and Winner, Martin, (eds.) Schutz Der Minderheitsaktionäre in Mittel- und Osteuropa. Facultas Verlags- und Buchhandels, Vienna, Austria. ISBN 9783708905785

Davies, Paul L. and Schuster, Edmund-Philipp and van de Walle de Ghelcke, Emilie (2010) The takeover directive as a protectionist tool? In: Bernitz, Ulf and Ringe, Wolf-Georg, (eds.) Company Law and Economic Protectionism: New Challenges to European Integration. Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK, 105-160. ISBN 9780199591459

Schuster, Edmund-Philipp (2010) Efficiency in private control sales – the case for mandatory bids LSE law, society and economy working papers, Department of Law, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.


Schuster, Edmund-Philipp (2009) Wiener Kommentar zum Unternehmensgesetzbuch Manz Großkommentare (4th). 4th, Manzsche Verlags- und Universitätsbuchhandlung, Vienna, Austria. ISBN 9783214155773

Bachner, Thomas and Schuster, Edmund-Philipp and Winner, Martin (2009) The new Albanian company law: interpreted according to its sources in European law Center of Legal Competence , (corp. ed.) Guttenberg, Tirana, Albania.


Schuster, Edmund-Philipp (2008) Generationenwechsel im Übernahmerecht In: Ludwig, Christian and Widinski, Margit, (eds.) Generationenwechsel: Steuerliche, Unternehmensrechtliche und Betriebswirtschaftliche Aspekte. Linde, Vienna, Austria. ISBN 9783707311945


Schuster, Edmund-Philipp (2007) Antizipieren der Angebotspflicht nach dem neuen Übernahmerecht Wirtschaftsrechtliche Blätter, 21 (8). 353-364. ISSN 0930-3855

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Edmund-Philipp Schuster joined LSE as a Lecturer in Law in 2010. Prior to joining the Law Department, he practiced corporate law with Baker & McKenzie LLP in London and Vienna. From 2004 through 2009 he worked for the Austrian Takeover Commission, serving as head of office (2006-2008) and legal consultant (2008-2009). Edmund taught company and commercial law at the Vienna University of Economics and Business Administration and at the University of Applied Sciences bfi Vienna. He also worked as a company law expert on an EU project providing pre-accession technical assistance to the Republic of Albania. Edmund holds law degrees from the University of Vienna and the LSE.

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