Corporate Law, Governance and Capital Markets
Contact : Convenor - Professor Blanaid Clarke, McCann FitzGerald Chair in Corporate Law
The Corporate Law, Governance and Capital Markets Research Group brings together scholars with expertise in the field and with particular research strengths in the area of directors’ duties, comparative corporate law, corporate governance, securities law, takeover law, diversity, board composition, investment fund regulation, investor protection and banking law.
Members contribute to international peer reviewed scholarly publications; organise and participate in national and international conferences, seminars and workshops; make submissions to national and EU consultations; participate in expert working groups and international research networks; act on editorial boards of leading scholarly journals; and contribute to public policy development on the national and international stage. They develop and promote innovative curriculum, teaching methodologies and teaching materials in this field and play a leading role in promoting research at doctoral level in the School. The Group also provides a forum for developing research ideas and projects and encouraging and engaging in collaborative research.
News and Events
- Guest Seminar: Professor David Kinley from the University of Sydney School of Law. Professor Kinley will be speaking about his recent book on human rights law and corporate finance - ‘Necessary Evil’ – OUP, 2018. Friday, 20 July 2018 at 1 pm
- Inaugural Lecture in the Distinguished Visitor Public Lecture Series “Corporate Governance of Risk-Taking in Systemically Important Financial Firms” by Professor Steven L. Schwarcz, Duke University School of Law on Tuesday, 20 March 2018
- Guest Seminar: "Criminalising Failure: Towards a New Model of Corporate Criminal Liability", Monday, 22 January 2018 by Professor Liz Campbell from Durham University on Monday 22rd January 2018 at 1pm.