On 1 November 2014 EURO-CEFG welcomed its new scientific coordinator, René Repasi.
René Repasi was Assistant Professor at the Ruprecht Karls University of Heidelberg since 2007 and researcher at the Institute for German and European Corporate and Economic Law. Besides he was lecturer for European Law at the University of Applied Sciences of Fulda (Germany). He studied law at the Universities of Heidelberg (Germany) and Montpellier (France).
During his legal clerkship, he used to work for the European Commission and at the European Court of Justice in the cabinet of Advocate General Kokott. In 2012 he was appointed as legal expert for the European Parliament on the banking union and on the legal implications of the report 'Towards a Genuine Economic and Monetary Union' as well as legal advisor to the Committee on Constitutional Affairs of the European Parliament on the future economic governance. Furthermore he supported the Spinelli Group in drafting the chapther on economic governance in its “Fundamental Law of the European Union” proposal.
He published in several English, French and German law journals on EU legal issues. In 2013 he joined the High-Level Group on Institutional Reforms of the Centre for European Policy Studies (CEPS). Finally, René Repasi is involved in the prestigious European Law Moot Court Competition as case drafter and as regular judge in the Moot Court’s regional finals since 2011.