Professor of Law at ETH Zurich since October 1995. Previously Professor of Administrative Law at the University of Geneva Law School and Director of its Centre d'Etudes Juridiques Européennes (1987-1995).
Gerard Hertig has been a visiting professor at leading law schools in Asia, Europe, and the U.S. and practiced law as a member of the Geneva bar. Principal interests are Law & Finance (comparative corporate governance, financial and banking systems) and European integration. Publications include various articles and books on corporate and securities/banking law topics, including the Anatomy of Corporate Law with Reinier Kraakman et al. (2d ed., OUP 2009). He is ECGI fellow and a member of the Comparative Law and Economics Forum.