Vasile Rotaru

DPhil Law
Law Faculty

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The Queen's College


Vasile is a DPhil in Law candidate, working under the supervision of Prof. Horst Eidenmüller and Prof. Kristin van Zwieten. His research focuses on court-supervised corporate debt restructurings, and particularly on the governance strategies used for policing opportunism in corporate restructurings in the US, England and France. He is qualified to practice law in France (Paris Bar) and has practiced briefly in several international law firms in Paris prior to embarking on his DPhil journey. 

He holds degrees in law (Sorbonne, Sciences Po Paris, Columbia Law School), philosophy (Sorbonne) and logic (Sorbonne). His main areas of interest include law & economics, corporate finance, insolvency, corporate governance, financial regulation, comparative private law, private international law, jurisprudence and political philosophy. 

Vasile is also an Associate Editor of the Oxford Business Law Blog and co-founder and Editor-in-Chief of the Revue européenne du droit (RED), a bilingual and biannual legal journal published in English and French by the Groupe d'études géopolitiques. 


Research projects & programmes

Oxford Business Law Blog