Prof. Dr. univ. Arsène Verny, M.E.S.


Professor Arsène Verny has many years of experience in advising and representing companies, associations and public institutions in the field of international and supranational commercial law, as well as international arbitration and representation in front of national and European courts. In the area of German law, Arsène Verny specialises among others in commercial and corporate law, competition law, labor law, commercial private law and distribution law. 


He was responsible as Principal Advisor on behalf of the European Commission in the context of the eastward enlargement for the adoption of the acquis communautaire in the national legal systems. After years of working as Jean Monnet Professor of European Law, Full Professor and Honorary and Visiting Professor at various European universities, Professor Verny teaches as an honorary professor at the renowned Danube University Krems the innovative specialisation International Dispute Resolution. He is also acting as an external expert for the Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst DAAD.


From 1993 to 2001 he headed the Prague branch of the international law firm Gaedertz Rechtsanwälte (now CMS Hasche Sigle). 


In 2001 he founded, together with the scientific director of the European Court of Justice in Luxembourg, Prof. Dr. med. Dr. Dr. h.c. mult. Manfred A. Dauses the renowned law firm VERNY & DAUSES Rechtsanwälte / Advokáti / Arbitrators. Until the death of Professor Dauses in 2016, the two namesake members served as notable reviewers and litigators in the field of European commercial law with a focus on institutional, negotiating and European litigation including numerous representations of public institutions and private organisations in front of the European Court of Justice.



German, Czech, English, Russian


German, European and International Economic and Procedural Law, Law of State Aid and Public Procurement, Commercial and Corporate Law, Competition Law, Labor Law, Commercial Private Law and Distribution Law.



German and European law at the Albertus Magnus University of Cologne, postgraduate studies in European Union law, European politics and the European economy at the RWTH Aachen, doctorate in international economics from the Budapest University of Economic Sciences.



Numerous publications on European and Central European Economic Law, the course of European integration and effects of eastward enlargement in the Federal Republic of Germany, Great Britain, Austria, Hungary, Poland, Croatia, the Czech Republic and the Slovak Republic.

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