Dr. Fabian Kratzlmeier

Senior Research Fellow



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Areas of Interest

Private Law; German, European and International Business Law, with a focus on Commercial, Corporate and Bankruptcy Law

Academic Résumé

  • Law School at LMU Munich, McGill University and the Unversity of Ratisbon; First State Examination in Law 2017.
  • Research associate to Professor Dr. Wolfgang Servatius, Chair for Civil and Business Law, Universtiy of Ratisbon, 2017-2023.
  • Legal training scheme/Clerkship program at the Higher Court of Appeals Nuremberg, with appointments i.a. to the District Attorney’s Office, the Bavarian Administrative Court, and the Regional Court in Ratisbon, a civil-law Notary, and the London office of a major U.S.-based law firm; Second State Examination in Law 2019.
  • LL.M.-Program at The University of Chicago Law School, 2021/22.
  • Ph.D. in Law from the University of Regensburg (thesis on cross-border preventive restructurings) 2022.
  • Senior Research Fellow at the Institute since 2023.

Academic Prizes / Honours


  • Juratisbona-Price, awarded the Law School Ratisbon honoring the outstanding Ph.D.-thesis (2023)
  • 2023 Stitching Bob Wessels Insolvency Law Collection, European Insolvency Law Workshop Leiden (third prize)
  • JZ-Price, awarded by the Law School Ratisbon honoring outstanding academic achievements (2017)


  • Scholarship in the Bavarian Academic Elite Network Program
  • Full scholarship by the German-American Fulbright Commission


  • Young Private Law Scholars‘ Association
  • German-american Lawyers‘ Association

Current Publications:

Kratzlmeier, Fabian: Cross-border Restructuring in Europe. (Die grenzüberschreitende Unternehmensrestrukturierung im europäischen Rechtsrahmen). Tübingen, Mohr Siebeck / StudIPR 509, 2023, Dis, XXX + 438 pp..

 ISBN 978-3-16-162134-5 / e-book: DOI 10.1628/978-3-16-162420-9

Kratzlmeier, Fabian: Die „alte“ GbR im Grundbuch – aktuelle Probleme des intertemporalen Grundbuchrechts nach dem MoPeG (The transition process after the reform of German partnership law – how to deal with non-registered partnerships). In: ZfIR, 2023, Nr. 2023/5, p. 197 - 210.
Kratzlmeier, Fabian: Insolvenzrechtliche Zuständigkeiten und grenzüberschreitende Mobilität – zugleich Besprechung von EuGH, Urteil vom 24. März 2022 – C-723/20, Galapagos (Cross-border relocation and its impact on international jurisdiction in insolvency matters – comments on the ECJ’s ruling in re Galapagos). In: ZIP : Zeitschrift für Wirtschaftsrecht, 2023, Volume 44, Nr. 9, p. 455 - 462.
Kratzlmeier, Fabian: Zulässigkeit und Grenzen eines erhöhten Parkentgelts bei der Zurverfügungstellung kostenlosen Parkraums – zugleich Anmerkung zu BGH, Urteil vom 18.12.2019 – VII ZR 13/19. In: NZV, 2020, Nr. 10, p. 509 - 516.
Kratzlmeier, Fabian: Zuzahlungspflicht des Mieters bei Renovierung durch den Vermieter – zugleich Besprechung von BGH, Urteile vom 08.07.2020 – VIII ZR 163/18 und VIII ZR 270/18. In: ZfIR, 2020, p. 661 - 668.


18.11.22German partnership reform, anti-money-laundering-legislation and partnership registry – implications on real estate transactions
Speaker: Dr. Kratzlmeier, Fabian
Location16th annual conference on real estate law, Ratisbon


During the ongoing semester, Dr. Kratzlmeier offers a seminar on current issues and developments in corporate law at the University of Ratisbon. Previously, he has taught several courses in private and business law, including contracts, commercial, partnership and corporate law, as well as legal challenges and strategies in financial distress.

In 2018, he served as a guest lecturer for European Union Law at Lomonosov Moscow State University.