Sebastian is an Associate Professor of Law at the University of Hamburg.
He teaches Corporate Law, Securities Regulation, Commercial and Bankruptcy Law.
After studying at the Universities of Jena and Hamburg (both in Germany), Montpellier (France), and the New York University School of Law, Sebastian obtained a PhD in Law from the University of Hamburg in 2007 and finished his Habilitation in 2012.
In addition to teaching in Germany Sebastian has also taught corporate and bankruptcy law in China, Russia, and Italy.
His books and articles have been published in the United States and Europe and his main areas of research are company law, capital market law and bankruptcy law with their European and international aspects.