RWS Verlag

Since 2014, RWS Verlag in Cologne, a well-known publishing house for commercial law, and De Gruyter have enjoyed a successful and productive partnership providing high-quality eBooks and eJournals to a broad international customer base.

About RWS Verlag


RWS Verlag specializes in insolvency law, corporate law, and banking and capital market law. Its core book programme consists of a large number of reference works, with a particular focus on insolvency law. Its journal list includes the Zeitschrift für Wirtschaftsrecht (Journal of Commercial Law), the Zeitschrift für Bankrecht und Bankwirtschaft (Journal of Banking Law and the Banking Industry) and the Zeitschrift for Wettbewerbsrecht (Journal of Competition Law). Since 1990, RWS Verlag has partnered with Verlag Dr. Otto Schmidt, which holds a 50 percent stake in the legal publisher.

RWS Verlag has published around 380 works in its RWS-Skripte series, many of which have been reprinted several times. Its various book series, consisting of handbooks, commentaries, and loose-leaf publications, have rapidly developed over the years. Alongside its publishing activities, RWS Verlag has continually expanded its seminar services. It hosts around 120 events a year, and is a market leader in advanced training in insolvency law.

The press’s authors include Reinhard Bork, Michael C. Frege, Marie Luise Graf-Schlicker, Bruno M. Kübler, and Volker Römermann.