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(p. xv) List of Contributors

(p. xv) List of Contributors

Kern Alexander is the Chair of Law and Finance at the University of Zurich and Senior Research Fellow at the Centre for Financial Analysis & Policy, University of Cambridge.

John Armour is Hogan Lovells Professor of Law and Finance at Oxford University and a Fellow of the European Corporate Governance Institute. He has published widely in the fields of company law, corporate finance, and corporate insolvency. He has been involved in policy-related projects commissioned by the UK’s Department of Trade and Industry, Financial Services Authority and Insolvency Service, the Commonwealth Secretariat, the Jersey Economic Development Department, and the World Bank. He currently serves as a member of the European Commission’s Informal Company Law Expert Group.

Douglas W Arner is a Professor in the Faculty of Law of the University of Hong Kong and Project Coordinator of a major five-year project on ‘Enhancing Hong Kong’s Future as a Leading International Financial Centre’. He is Co-Director of the Duke University-HKU Asia-America Institute in Transnational Law, a Senior Visiting Fellow of Melbourne Law School, and a member of the Hong Kong Financial Services Development Council. His latest book is Rethinking Global Finance and its Regulation (CUP, 2015, ed. with Ross Buckley and Emilios Avgouleas).

Emilios Avgouleas is the holder of the International Banking Law and Finance Chair at the University of Edinburgh, the Head of the Commercial Law Subject Area in the Law School, and the director of the Edinburgh LLM in International Banking Law and Finance. He has published extensively in the wider field of International and European finance law and economics and behavioural finance. He is the author of a large number of scholarly articles and two monographs: Governance of Global Financial Markets: The Law, the Economics, the Politics (CUP, 2012); and The Mechanics and Regulation of Market Abuse: A Legal and Economic Analysis (OUP, 2005).​

Julia Black is Professor of Law and Pro Director for Research at the London School of Economics and Political Science. She has written extensively on issues relating to regulation in financial markets and more widely. She has advised regulators in the UK and elsewhere on issues of regulatory strategy and acted as (p. xvi) an academic advisor to the Bank of England’s Fair and Effective Markets Review (2014–15).

Chris Brummer is a Professor of Law at Georgetown University Law Center where he specializes in international financial regulation. He is also the C. Boyden Gray Fellow and Project Director for the Transatlantic Finance Initiative at the Atlantic Council and senior fellow at the Milken Institute. His latest book is Minilateralism: How Trade Alliances, Soft Law and Financial Engineering Are Redefining Economic Statecraft (CUP, 2014).

Simon Deakin is Professor of Law and Director of the Centre for Business Research at the University of Cambridge and a Fellow of Peterhouse.

Olivia Dixon is a Lecturer in the Regulation of Investment and Financial Markets at the University of Sydney Law School.

Luca Enriques is the Allen & Overy Professor of Corporate Law at the Faculty of Law of Oxford University, where he is also a Fellow at Jesus College. He has published widely in the fields of corporate law and financial regulation. He is the Editor of the ECGI Working Paper Series in Law and an ECGI Research Fellow and advises the Italian Ministry of the Economy and Finance on corporate law and financial regulation matters.

Michelle Everson is Professor of Law in the School of Law at Birkbeck, University of London.

Eilís Ferran is Professor of Company & Securities Law at the University of Cambridge, a University JM Keynes Fellow in Financial Economics, and a Fellow of the British Academy. She has written extensively on UK, EU, and international financial regulation. A new edition of her textbook Principles of Corporate Finance Law (OUP) was published in 2014. She served as the Specialist Adviser to the UK Parliament House of Lords European Union Committee in its inquiry into Banking Union (September–December 2012) and was a member of the Stakeholder Group of the European Banking Authority.

Guido Ferrarini is Professor of Business Law and Capital Markets Law at the University of Genoa.

Andreas Martin Fleckner is a Senior Research Fellow at the Max Planck Institute for Comparative and International Private Law, Hamburg.

Sergio Gilotta is Assistant Professor of Business Law at the University of Bologna, Faculty of Law, where he teaches Financial Regulation and Business Law. He has written in the fields of Italian and EU Corporate Law and Financial Regulation. He holds a PhD from the University of Bologna and an LLM from Harvard.

(p. xvii) Brigitte Haar is Professor of Law, House of Finance, Goethe-University Frankfurt, Member of the Executive Committee of the House of Finance, Director of the Doctorate/PhD Programme Law and Economics of Money and Finance, and principal investigator of the research centre ‘Sustainable Architecture for Finance in Europe’ (SAFE) at Goethe-University. She has written extensively on financial regulation and comparative corporate governance with a special focus on the EU, the US, and Germany and is one of the founder editors of the European Business Organization Law Review. Her external appointments include membership of the Administrative and Consumer Advisory Councils of the German Federal Financial Supervisory Authority (BaFin).

Rosa M Lastra is Professor in International Financial and Monetary Law at the Centre for Commercial Law Studies, Queen Mary University of London. She is a member of the Monetary Committee of the International Law Association, of the European Shadow Financial Regulatory Committee, and of the International Insolvency Institute. She is an observer at the ILA Sovereign Bankruptcy Group and a senior research associate of the Financial Markets Group of the London School of Economics and Political Science. She has consulted with various governmental and intergovernmental institutions, including the International Monetary Fund, the European Central Bank, the World Bank, the Asian Development Bank, the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, and the House of Lords.

Iain MacNeil is the Alexander Stone Chair of Commercial Law at the University of Glasgow. His main interests are corporate governance, investment, and financial regulation. He is the author of An Introduction to the Law on Financial Investment (2nd edn, Hart, 2012) and a member of the securities regulation committee of the International Law Association (ILA).

Colin Mayer is the Peter Moores Professor of Management Studies at the Saïd Business School, University of Oxford and the former Dean of the Saïd Business School. He is a Fellow of the British Academy, a Fellow of the European Corporate Governance Institute, a Professorial Fellow of Wadham College, Oxford, and an Honorary Fellow of Oriel College, Oxford, and of St Anne’s College, Oxford.

Harry McVea is a Professor of Law at the University of Bristol, where he has taught since 1989, and a Senior Associate Research Fellow at the Institute of Advanced Legal Studies, London. He has previously been a Visiting Fulbright Scholar at the University of California, Berkeley, Boalt Hall School of Law (1994–95), and a Visiting Parsons Scholar at the Faculty of Law, University of Sydney (2003). He has published widely in the area of financial regulation and is the author of Financial Conglomerates and the Chinese Wall (OUP).

Niamh Moloney is Professor of Financial Markets Law at the London School of Economics and Political Science where she specializes in EU financial regulation. (p. xviii) Her external appointments include membership of the advisory Stakeholder Group of the European Securities and Markets Authority and Special Adviser to the UK Parliament House of Lords inquiry into the EU’s regulatory response to the financial crisis (July 2014–January 2015). Her recent publications include EU Securities and Financial Markets Regulation (OUP, 2014).

Peter O Mülbert is Professor of Law at the Faculty of Law and Economics and Director of the Center for German and International Law of Financial Services, University of Mainz. He has written extensively on German and EU company law, corporate governance, capital markets law, and financial regulation.

Eric J Pan is Associate Director of the Office of International Affairs at the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission where he oversees international regulatory policy. He represents the SEC in the Financial Stability Board, International Organization of Securities Commissions, OTC Derivatives Regulators Group, US-EU Financial Markets Regulatory Dialogue, and various other multilateral and bilateral fora. Before joining the SEC, he was a professor at the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law in New York and Director of The Heyman Center on Corporate Governance. He was also an Associate Fellow in International Economics and International Law at the Royal Institute of International Affairs in London. Pan is a member of The American Law Institute and serves on the editorial board of several academic journals.

Frank Partnoy is the George E. Barrett Professor of Law and Finance and the founding director of the Center for Corporate and Securities Law at the University of San Diego. His books include Corporations: A Contemporary Approach (West, 2014), F.I.A.S.C.O.: Blood in the Water on Wall Street (Norton, 2010), Infectious Greed: How Deceit and Risk Corrupted the Financial Markets (PublicAffairs, 2009), and The Match King: Ivar Kreuger, the Financial Genius behind a Century of Wall Street Scandals (PublicAffairs, 2008), which was a finalist for the Financial Times/Goldman Sachs Business Book of the Year.

Jennifer Payne is Professor of Corporate Finance Law at the University of Oxford where she specializes in corporate finance law and financial regulation. She has written widely in this field. Her recent books include Corporate Finance Law: Principles and Policy (Hart, 2011, with Louise Gullifer; 2nd edn, 2015).

Paolo Saguato is LSE Fellow in Financial Regulation at the London School of Economics and Political Science where he specializes in US and EU financial regulation.

Matt Smallcomb is an associate at Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP in New York where his practice focuses on corporate and financial transactions.

(p. xix) Dimity Kingsford Smith is Professor of Law at the University of New South Wales.

Andrew F Tuch is Associate Professor of Law at Washington University Law School, where he specializes in financial regulation and corporations law. He has published widely in the US, the UK, and Australia. He was an Olin Fellow in Law and Economics and a Fellow of the Program of Corporate Governance at Harvard Law School from 2008 to 2012.

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