Michael Nietsch, chair of Anti-Corruption Research Group holds the Chair for Private Law, Company Law and Securities Regulation at EBS Law School in Wiesbaden, Germany. Previously he was Associate Professor at Johannes Gutenberg-University of Mainz at the Centre for German and International Laws of Financial Services. Michael also is director of the Centre for Corporate Compliance at EBS Law School. His publications deal with topics in German and European corporate law giving emphasis to requirements of legal compliance and liability of companies and their directors and officers. Michael is a frequent rapporteur to congresses and has taught nationally and internationally. He is a member to numerous associations of legal professionals and legal scholars.