Brief Bio

Dr Christian Hofmann is an Associate Professor at the Faculty of Law of the National University of Singapore, where he holds the positions of Deputy Director at the Centre for Asian Legal Studies (CALS) and Head of Financial Regulation and Central Banking at the Centre for Banking & Finance Law (CBFL). Prior to joining NUS Law, he was a senior legal counsel for the German Central Bank (‘Bundesbank’) and a law professor at the Private University in the Principality of Liechtenstein. He held many further research and teaching appointments with law faculties in Europe, North America and Asia, among them as a Global Research Fellow at NYU, Visiting Scholar and Humboldt Fellow at UC Berkeley, and Visiting Fellow of the Commercial Law Centre at Harris Manchester College, Oxford. Christian’s research focuses on Banking Law, Financial Regulation, Comparative Company Law, European Union Law and Comparative Civil Law.

Courses taught at CTLS

  • The Transnational Dimensions of Financial Regulation (Fall 2022)
  • The Transnational Dimensions of Money and Central Banking (Fall 2022)