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University of Warwick, Coventry, Ph.D., Thesis: 'Regulatory
Competition, Economic Regulation and Law,' March 18, 1998

Oxford University, Faculty of Law and Centre for Socio-Legal
Studies, 1991-92

City University of New York at Queens College, Queens, New York,
J.D., May 1988.

University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, B.A. Honors, May


2009- Professor of International Economic Law and Professor of Financial Market Regulation, Tilburg University Faculty of Law and Tilburg Law and Economics Center

2005- Professor of Corporate Governance and Innovation, University of Amsterdam Amsterdam Center for Law and Economics, Faculty of Economics and Econometrics

2002- 2005 Professor of International Business Law, Faculty of Law,
Tilburg University

1998- Visiting Faculty Member, Faculty of Law, International
Business Law, LLM Program, Leiden University.

1997- Associate Professor, Private Law and Center for Company
Law, Tilburg University

1992-97 Lecturer, University of Warwick, School of Law, Coventry,

1989-92 Visiting North American Lecturer, University of Warwick,
School of Law, Coventry, England.

1988-89 Judicial Clerk, The Honorable Nathaniel R. Jones, United
States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, Cincinnati, Ohio

1988 Summer Associate, Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom
, New York, New York.

1985-88 Law Clerk, Winthrop Stimson Putnam & Roberts, New
York, New York


Board of Editors, Economic Bulletin, 2000-

International Board of Editors, European Yearbook of Envirnomental
Law, 1996

Board of Editors, International Journal of Evidence & Proof,


Prize for one the Best Corporate and Securities Articles of 2000,
Corporate Practice Commentator (

Tilburg University, Research Funding Award, 1997-2002 (5 years)

Research Interests

Corporate law, Corporate finance, International securities and banking regulation, European business law

Working Papers


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