Emilios Avgouleas

International Banking Law and Finance Chair, University of Edinburgh

Professor Emilios Avgouleas is the inaugural holder of the International Banking Law and Finance Chair at the University of Edinburgh and the founding director of the Edinburgh LLM in International Banking Law and Finance. He is a Member of the Stakeholder Group of the European Banking Authority (EBA) elected in the so-called 'top-ranking' academics section. He is also an independent member of the Select panel for the Hellenic Financial Stability Fund, the major shareholder of the Greek banking sector. Emilios is currently a visiting Research Professor at the Faculty of Law, University of Hong Kong (HKU), and a Visiting Professorial  Fellow at the department of European Political Economy, LUISS, Rome. Between 2008 and 2017 he served, at different times, as a distinguished visiting professor, visiting professor, visiting professorial fellow and senior research scholar at Yale Law School, Harvard Law School, National University of Singapore, Hong Kong University, Duke Law School, CUPL (China-Europe School of Law), and the Athens Univ. of Economics & Business.He has published extensively in the wider field of International and European finance law and economics, banking theory and regulatory policy, systemic risk, and behavioural finance.

He is the author of a large number of scholarly articles and research monographs including Governance of Global Financial Markets: The Law, the Economics, the Politics (Cambridge University Press, 2012) and The Mechanics and Regulation of Market Abuse: A Legal and Economic Analysis (Oxford University Press, 2005). He recently co-authored the Principles of Banking Law (Oxford University Press, 3rd ed., 2018). He has also co-authored and co- edited: Reconceptualizing Global Finance and its Regulation (Cambridge University Press, 2016), Capital Markets Union in Europe (Oxford University Press, 2018), and Political Economy of Financial Regulation (Cambridge University Press, 2018 forthcoming).

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