It gives me great pleasure to welcome you to my website. The site was designed with the aim of keeping interested people informed of my activities and of my views on current developments in European and international law and politics. During my life as a judge, university professor, arbitrator, author of legal and political publications, consultant, political advisor and speaker I have always understood law to play a double role in open market economies: It guarantees the freedoms which constitute the cornerstones of markets, in particular the freedoms of property, contract and assembly, the economic freedom and the freedoms of trade and of investment. At the same time, it puts limits to the exercise of those freedoms.
Therefore the question arises which rules individuals and firms have to observe in order to successfully carry out their activities in a given jurisdiction. In modern times, there are (at least) three layers of jurisdiction that must be taken into account: National law, regional (e.g. European) law and international (at times global) law.
Married to Dr. rer. pol. Doris Baudenbacher-Tandler, Publisher
Daughter: Attorney-at-Law Dr. iur. Laura Melusine Baudenbacher
I have always considered myself as a life entrepreneur.
As a consequence, I have always been wearing more than one hat.
The bold and generous lead best lives,
And rarely know regret.
The cowardly man fears many things.
The stingy are grudging with gifts. (Havamal.)