Katja Langenbucher is Professor of Civil Law, Commercial Law and Banking Law at Goethe University Frankfurt and coordinates the LawLab – Fintech & AI as Bridge Professor at the Leibniz Institute for Financial Research SAFE since November 2021. She is also affiliated professor at SciencesPo, Paris, and long-term guest professor at Fordham Law School, New York City.
She has published extensively on corporate, banking, and securities law. Her current research projects focus on FinTech, artificial intelligence, and corporate governance of banks. She is a member of the German Federal Financial Supervisory Authority's (BaFin) supervisory board, a member of the German Federal Ministry of Finance's working group on capital markets law, and also a member of the Center for AI and Digital Policy-Global Academic Network. She was a member of the EU Commission's High Level Forum on the Capital Market Union.