Prof. Dr.

Tibor Tajti


Short bio:

Tibor Tajti (Thaythy) is a professor of law (since 2002), the Chair of the International Business Law Program (since 2015) and the former Director of the Doctoral Program (2007-2015) of the Legal Studies Department of Central European University (CEU – ) Budapest. He is also a recurrent flying faculty of the China-European Union School of Law, Beijing – China teaching insolvency law.
His primary fields of expertise include bankruptcy and secured transactions law, corporate governance & finance and securities (financial) regulations. Each of these areas approached from the perspectives of comparative law and the law-growth nexus, in case of the latter focusing on selected legal tools whereby development can be boosted to fit the fast-changing and technology-dependent 21st century. For sample publications visit his pages on Researchgate or SSRN.
Recipient of the Swiss Dr. Elemér Hantos Prize in 2005) and the CEU Distinguished Teacher Award in 2015.

Research Area:

Comparative law, bankruptcy/insolvency and secured transactions (credit security) law (banking), contract law with focus on new, advanced types of contracts (e.g., franchise and leasing), company law, including corporate governance and the legal aspects of corporate finance - securities regulation

Geographical Area:

Central and Eastern Europe (post-socialist countries), US law in the fields listed above