Xenia Karametaxas

Xenia Karametaxas, Dr. iur.

Postdoctoral Researcher and Lecturer

Phone: +41 (0) 44 634 30 88

Room number: RAI-G-097

xenia.karametaxas@rwi.uzh.ch

Curriculum Vitae

Postdoctoral Researcher & Lecturer                               since December 2018

University of Zurich, Chair Law & Finance, Prof. Alexander

 

Ph.D. in Law summa cum laude                                                  December 2018

University of Geneva                                                              

Thesis: L’engagement des investisseurs institutionnel: perspectives et enjeux de la prise de décisions collectives (Institutional Investor Engagement: challenges and perspectives of collective choice mechanisms). In French

 

Doctoral Program Coordinator                                            since January 2017

Conférence universitaire de Suisse occidentale (CUSO)

Joint-organization of Swiss doctoral programs

 

Visiting Scholar                                                            August 2014 - June 2015

University of California, Berkeley, School of Law                                                         

Research and Teaching Assistant                            March 2011 – March 2018

Department of Commercial Law, University of Geneva

(Prof. Rita Trigo Trinande and Prof. Rashid Bahar)

 

Certificate in American Law                                                         January 2015

University of California – Berkeley (International and Executive Legal Education Program)

 

Certificate of Advanced Studies in Legal Professions                     July 2011

University of Geneva

 

Bilingual Master of Laws in Economic Law                           February 2010

University of Geneva & University of Basel

 

Bachelor of Laws                                                                     September 2008

University of Geneva

Languages

German (native)

French (fluent)

English (fluent)

Spanish (fluent)

Greek (basic)

Publications

Edited Volumes:

 

Bahar Rashid/Kadner Graziano Thomas/Karametaxas Xenia (eds), Le droit comparé et le droit suisse, Schulthess, 2018.

 

Besson Samantha/Mausen Yves/Pichonnaz Pascal/Karametaxas Xenia (eds), Le consentement en droit, Schulthess, 2018.

 

Book chapters:

 

Karametaxas Xenia, Sovereign Wealth Funds as Socially Responsible Investors, in: Adinolfi Giovanna/Baetens Freya/Caiado José/Lupone Angela/Micara Anna G. (éds), International Economic Law - Contemporary Issues, Springer International Publishing, 2017, 271-288.

 

Karametaxas Xenia (with Bahar Rashid), Commentary of articles 22, 23, 25 and 32 of the Ordinance against Excessive Compensation with respect to Listed Stock Corporations (OaEC), in: Tercier Pierre/ Amstutz Marc/ Trigo Trindade Rita (eds), Code des obligations II - Commentaire romand, Helbing & Lichtenhahn, 2017. (in French).

 

Karametaxas Xenia, Le droit de vote comme moyen pour renforcer la gouvernance d’entreprise, in: Meier P./Druckman K. (éds), Les difficultés économiques en droit, Schulthess, 2015, 277-292. (in French).

 

Karametaxas Xenia (avec Trigo Trindade Rita), Light vehicles à la mode suisse, in : De Cordt Y./Navez E.-J. (éds), La simplification du droit des sociétés privées comme réponse à la concurrence régulatoire entre les États membres de l’UE. Étude comparée des réformes entreprises dans le paysage sociétaire européen, Bruxelles : Bruylant, 2015, 375-395.

 

Karametaxas Xenia (with Bahar Rashid and Tawil Joël), Disclosure Duties: How does Swiss Law protect minority shareholders? in:  Heckendorn Urscheler L., Swiss Reports presented at the XIXth International Congress of Comparative Law 2014, Schulthess, 2014, 211-269.

Scholarships and awards

- Subside Tremplin                                                                  June 2016

 Scholarship and mentoring program for young female researchers

- Swiss National Science Foundation                                   August 2014

             Scholarship Doc.Mobility         

- Boninchi Foundation                                                   September 2014

Mobility Scholarship, University of Geneva               

- Ernst et Lucie Schmidheiny Foundation                      September 2014

Mobility Scholarship, University of Geneva