Beyond the primary goal of teaching, the ILF also conducts and facilitates research in areas of corporate, securities and banking law. The ILF continuously publish working papers and publications , particularly in the areas of German and international securities and company law, corporate finance, and banking law.
The ILF promotes the constant exchange of ideas between academics, regulatory bodies, credit institutions and the legal community. Regular series of conferences and guest lectures on topical issues related to international business and the financial markets are delivered at the ILF by leading academics from all over the world. These conferences and lectures are open to the public and are regularly attended by ILF students, academics as well as legal and finance professionals.