Micheler, Eva

Dr Eva Micheler  


Position held

Reader in Law


Non LSE positions held

Vienna University of Economics



Experience keywords:

Austrian private law; German private law; court and arbitration proceedings in Russian commercial and company law

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One focus of my research is the law of investment securities in England, Germany, Austria and Russia. I published one German book and one English book on the topic. Another focus of my research is the law corporate finance, in particular the law of equity finance. I have worked and published extensively on comparative Austrian, English and German company law and on the company laws of the emerging economies in Central and Eastern Europe, in particular Russia.

Sectors and industries to which research relates:

Financial Services; Law

Countries and regions to which research relates:

Austria; Germany


French [Spoken: Intermediate, Written: Basic]; German [Spoken: Fluent, Written: Fluent]; Russian [Spoken: Fluent, Written: Basic]

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+44 (0)20 7955 7311



Micheler, Eva and von der Heyde, Luke (2016) Holding, clearing and settling securities through blockchain/distributed ledger technology: creating an efficient system by empowering investors Journal of International Banking & Financial Law, 31 (11). 11 JIBFL 631. ISSN 1742-6812

Micheler, Eva (2016) Building a capital markets union – improving the market infrastructure European Business Organization Law Review (EBOR), 17 (4). 481-495. ISSN 1566-7529

Donaldson, Jason and Micheler, Eva (2016) Resaleable debt and systemic risk Discussion Paper Series, 53. London School of Economics and Political Science, Systemic Risk Centre, London, UK.

Donaldson, Jason, Roderick and Micheler, Eva (2016) Resaleable debt and systemic risk Journal of Financial Economics. ISSN 0304-405X


Danielsson, Jon and Micheler, Eva and Neugebauer, Katja and Uthemann, Andreas and Zigrand, Jean-Pierre (2015) Europe’s proposed capital markets union: disruption will drive investment and innovation VoxEU.org (23 Feb 2015) opinion

Micheler, Eva (2015) Custody chains and asset values: why crypto-securities are worth contemplating Cambridge Law Journal, 73 (3). 505-533. ISSN 0008-1973


Micheler, Eva (2014) Intermediated securities and legal certainty Law Society and Economy Working Paper Series, WP3/2014. London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

Micheler, Eva (2014) Custody chains and remoteness: disconnecting investors from issuers SRC Discussion Paper, No 14. Systemic Risk Centre, The London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.


Micheler, Eva (2013) Facilitating investor engagement and stewardship European Business Organization Law Review, 14 (1). 29-56. ISSN 1566-7529


Micheler, Eva (2011) Wertpapierrecht und Sachbegriff In: Leible, Stefan and Lehmann, Matthias and Zech, Herbert, (eds.) UnköRperliche Güter Im Zivilrecht. Mohr Siebeck GmbH & Co., Tübingen, Germany. ISBN 978-3161507847


Micheler, Eva (2010) The legal nature of securities: inspirations from comparative law In: Gullifer, Louise and Payne, Jennifer , (eds.) Intermediated Securities: Legal Problems and Practical Issues. Hart Publishing, Oxford, UK, 131-148. ISBN 9781849460132

Micheler, Eva (2010) Disguised returns of capital - an arm's length approach Cambridge Law Journal, 69 (1). 151-185. ISSN 0008-1973


Micheler, Eva (2007) English and German securities law: a thesis in doctrinal path dependence Law Quarterly Review, 123 (Apr). 251-285. ISSN 0023-933X

Micheler, Eva (2007) Property in securities: a comparative study Cambridge studies in corporate law (6). Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK. ISBN 9780521832656


Micheler, Eva (2004) Wertpapierrecht zwischen Schuld- und Sachenrecht Springer Verlag, Vienna, Austria. ISBN 9783211404591


Micheler, Eva (2003) Recognition of companies incorporated in EU member states International and Comparative Law Quarterly, 52 (2). 521-534. ISSN 0020-5893


Micheler, Eva (2002) Modernising securities settlement in the UK The Company Lawyer, 23 (1). 9-14. ISSN 0144-1027

Micheler, Eva (2002) Farewell quasi-negotiability? Legal title and transfer of shares in a paperless world Journal of Business Law. 358-378. ISSN 0021-9460


Micheler, Eva and Prentice, Dan (2000) Joint ventures in English and German law Hart Publishing, Oxford, UK. ISBN 9781841131061

Micheler, Eva (2000) The impact of the Centros case on Europe's company laws The Company Lawyer, 21 (6). 179-182. ISSN 0144-1027

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Eva Micheler studied law at the University of Vienna and at the University of Oxford. She joined the LSE Law Department in 2001. She is a Senior Lecturer at LSE and a Universitätsprofessor at the University of Economics in Vienna where she took Habilitation in 2003. Before joining LSE, she was also a TMR fellow at the at the Faculty of Law at the University of Oxford.

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