Prof. Dr. Philipp Maume

Academic Career and Research Areas

The main research areas of Prof. Maume (b. 1978) are the law of business entities and financial markets regulation. He is particularly interested in  the influence of technology on the financial markets (fintech regulation). In this area he is advising the German Federal Government and the European Parliament. He has published in top-tier law journals in Germany (ZHR, ZGR, NJW), in the EU (EBLR, EBOR, JCLS, ECFR), in the US (Chic. J. Int. Law, Tex. Int. Law J.) and in Australasia (NZULR, NZLR, CSLJ). His works have been referred to in more than 40 German court decisions, including the Federal Court of Justice (Bundesgerichtshof) and the Federal Constitutional Court (Bundesverfassungsgericht), and by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.

Prof. Maume studied law at Albert-Ludwigs-University Freiburg (Germany) and at La Trobe University Melbourne (Australia). After his practical legal training at the Higher Regional Court Karlsruhe he joined TUM School of Management as a Senior Researcher (Akademischer Rat) in 2005. In 2009 he was awarded a Doctor of Laws (Dr. iur.) by the University of Augsburg. In 2010 Prof. Maume moved to Australia for a research project on information rights and corporate law. In 2013 he was awarded a Doctor of Juridical Science (SJD) by La Trobe University, Melbourne.  During his candidature he was a sessional staff member at La Trobe University School of Law, and a research assistant at Monash University Department of Business Law and Taxation, Melbourne. In October 2013 he was appointed as an Assistant Professor (W2 teure track) for Corporate Governance and Capital Markets Law at TUM School of Management. In October 2019 he was promoted Associate Professor (W3 with tenure).


  • TUM School of Management Best Teaching Award (2018, 2016)

Kommentierung zu den “§§ 24-33 eWpG”. Gsell/Krüger/Lorenz/Reymann (Hrsg.), BeckOGK/Zivilrecht (Verlag C.H. Beck, 2022).

Maume P, Maute L, Fromberger M: “Rechtshandbuch Kryptowerte”. Verlag C.H. Beck. 2020.


Maume P: “Regulating Robo-Advisory”. Texas International Law Journal. 2019; 55(1): 49-87.


Maume P, Fromberger M “Regulation of Initial Coin Offerings: Reconciling US and EU Securities Laws”. Chicago Journal of International Law. 2019; 19(2): 548-585.


Maume P: "Staatliche Rechtsdurchsetzung im deutschen Kapitalmarktrecht: eine kritische Bestandsaufnahme". Zeitschrift für das gesamte Handelsrecht und Wirtschaftsrecht (ZHR). 2016; 180(3): 358-395.