Dr Wolfgang Bergthaler

Senior Fellow (Melbourne Law Masters)

International Monetary Fund

Wolfgang Bergthaler (JD and PhD (Universitaet Graz, Austria), LLM (Georgetown University Law Center)) is Assistant General Counsel at the IMF’s Legal Department, where he advises on legal aspects of IMF financing operations, surveillance, exchange system, and financial sector issues, as well as sovereign debt, insolvency, and debt enforcement issues. Before joining the IMF in 2006, he practiced as an attorney in international law firms in the area of corporate law and M&A, and capital markets law in Vienna and Brussels. Wolfgang is a graduate of Karl-Franzens Universitaet Graz, Georgetown University Law Center, and the Universit√© III Robert Schuman, Strasbourg. Wolfgang is admitted to practice in the State of New York and the District of Columbia, and has been admitted to practice in Vienna, Austria. He regularly lectures and frequently publishes on issues related to IMF operations and legal aspects of international finance.

Teaching (2023)