Benedikt Riedl is a research assistant, lecturer and PhD candidate at LMU Munich. He works at the Chair of German, European and International Tax Law and Public Law and the Chair of Scholarly Law, German and European Legal History and Civil Law. He completed his First State Examination at the University of Passau. He studied at the University of Tolouse I Capitole for one year and obtained a diploma in European Law. He is doing his doctorate on the ultra vires control.