Mr Edmund Schuster

Mr Edmund Schuster

Associate Professor of Law

LSE Law School

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Cheng Kin Ku Building 6.33
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Key Expertise
Corporate Law; Law and Finance; Takeover Regulation; Law & Economics

About me

Edmund Schuster is an Associate Professor of corporate law at the LSE. His research focuses on corporate law, law and finance, takeover regulation, as well as the economic analysis of law. He has prepared studies for the European Commission on the reform of corporate governance and private international law. In 2014, Edmund was awarded the Modern Law Review Wedderburn Prize for his article on the law and economics of the mandatory bid rule.

Edmund studied law at the University of Vienna and at the LSE. Prior to joining LSE, Edmund practiced corporate law in London and Vienna, and was head of office at the Austrian Takeover Commission. Alongside his academic work, Edmund regularly advises the M&A team of Baker & McKenzie Austria.

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Research interests

Edmund’s research interests are primarily in the areas of corporate law, law and finance, takeover regulation, and capital markets regulation. Currently, he is working on a paper exploring the legal obstacles for blockchain/DLT solutions and smart contracts.


External activities

Counsel for the Corporate / M&A Team of Baker & McKenzie Austria

Research Associate, UCL Centre for Blockchain Technologies



The Private International Law of Companies in Europe (CH Beck - Hart - Nomos, 2019) - (with Carsten Gerner-Beuerle, Federico Mucciarelli, and Mathias Siems)

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The New Albanian Company Law (Tirana: Guttenberg 2009) (with T Bachner and M Winner)