Philipp 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 2009 he was awarded a Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) by the University of Augsburg (summa cum laude, with highest honours). 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 at Monash University Department of Business Law and Taxation, Melbourne. In October 2013 he was appointed as an Assistant Professor for Corporate Governance and Capital Markets Law at TUM School of Management.