Alexandros Seretakis
Assistant Professor, Law

Biography

Alexandros will be teaching courses in Financial Services and Alternative Investment Fund Regulation. His teaching and research interests include financial regulation, alternative investment fund regulation, fintech and its regulation and corporate governance. Prior to joining Trinity College, Alexandros completed his PhD at the University of Luxembourg where he also taught courses in Alternative Investment Funds and EU Company Law. Furthermore, he acted as a consultant and was involved in the setting up of a fintech start-up. Alexandros holds a law degree from the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, an LL.M. in Banking and Finance from the University College of London, an LL.M. in Corporation Law from the New York University and was a research fellow at the NYU Pollack Center for Law and Business. He is admitted to practice law in Greece and the State of New York. He has practiced law in Greece and has also worked for the Permanent Mission of Greece to the UN office in Geneva. He has also acted as a consultant for a US investment holding company and has been appointed an expert in financial law at the European Court of Auditors in Luxembourg.

Publications and Further Research Outputs

Peer-Reviewed Publications

Appraisal Rights in the US and the EU in, editor(s)Thomas Papadopoulos , Cross-Border Mergers Directive: EU perspectives and national experiences , Springer, 2018, [Seretakis Alexandros] Book Chapter, 2018

Seretakis Alexandros, Appraisal Rights in the US and the EU, Cross-Border Mergers Directive: EU perspectives and national experiences , University of Cyprus, 7 October 2017, 2017, pp1 - 24 Conference Paper, 2017

Seretakis Alexandros, Blockchain, Securities Markets and Central Banking, Blockchain and the Constitution of a New Financial Order: Legal and Political Challenges, UCL Center for Law, Economics and Society, UCL Faculty of Laws, London, 19 June 2017, 2017, pp1 - 30 Conference Paper, 2017 TARA - Full Text

PRIVATE EQUITY IN THE UNITED STATES AND EUROPE: MARKET AND REGULATORY DEVELOPMENTS in, editor(s)H. Kent Baker, Greg Filbeck, and Halil Kiymaz , PRIVATE EQUITY: OPPORTUNITIES AND RISKS, OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS, 2015, pp32 - 45, [SERETAKIS ALEXANDROS] Book Chapter, 2015

SERETAKIS ALEXANDROS, HEDGE FUND ACTIVISM COMING TO EUROPE: LESSONS FROM THE AMERICAN EXPERIENCE, BROOKLYN JOURNAL OF CORPORATE, FINANCIAL AND COMMERCIAL LAW, 8, 2014, p439 - 469 Journal Article, 2014

SERETAKIS ALEXANDROS, REGULATING HEDGE FUNDS IN THE EU? THE CASE AGAINST THE AIFM DIRECTIVE, REVUE TRIMESTRIELLE DE DROIT FINANCIER, 2, 2014, p1 - 6 Journal Article, 2014

SERETAKIS ALEXANDROS, TAMING THE LOCUSTS? EMBATTLED HEDGE FUNDS IN THE EU, NYU JOURNAL OF LAW AND BUSINESS, 10, (1), 2013, p115 - 153 Journal Article, 2013

SERETAKIS ALEXANDROS, HOSTILE TAKEOVERS AND DEFENSIVE MECHANISMS IN THE UNITED KINGDOM AND THE UNITED STATES: A CASE AGAINST THE UNITED STATES REGIME , THE OHIO STATE ENTREPREUNERIAL BUSINESS LAW JOURNAL, 8, (2), 2013, p246 - 279 Journal Article, 2013

SERETAKIS ALEXANDROS, A COMPARATIVE EXAMINATION OF PRIVATE EQUITY IN THE UNITED STATES AND EUROPE: ACCOUNTING FOR THE PAST AND PREDICTING THE FUTURE OF EUROPEAN PRIVATE EQUITY, FORDHAM JOURNAL OF CORPORATE AND FINANCIAL LAW, 18, (3), 2013, p613 - 667 Journal Article, 2013

Seretakis Alexandros, The New EU Directive on the Regulation of Private Equity, Columbia Journal of European Law Online, 18, (3), 2012 Journal Article, 2012

Non-Peer-Reviewed Publications

Seretakis Alexandros, Blockchain, Securities Markets and Central Banking, Blockchain and the Constitution of a New Financial Order: Legal and Political Challenges, UCL Center for Law, Economics and Society, UCL Faculty of Laws, London, 19 June 2017, 2017 Oral Presentation, 2017

Seretakis Alexandros, Appraisal Rights in the US and the EU, The Cross-Border Mergers Directive: EU Perspective and National Experiences, Department of Law, University of Cyprus, 7 October 2017, 2017 Oral Presentation, 2017

Seretakis Alexandros, Comments: Iteration and EU Takeover Regulation, ICON-S Britain and Ireland Chapter Launch Conference, Trinity College Dublin, 5 September 2017, 2017 Oral Presentation, 2017

Seretakis Alexandros, Regulating Hedge Funds: From Supervision to Resolution, Lawyers' Committee, Central Bank of Luxembourg, 8 December, 2016, Central Bank of Luxembourg Invited Talk, 2016

Seretakis Alexandros, 'In Defense of the Hedge Fund Industry', Oxford Business Law Blog, 2016, - Digital research resource production, 2016

Seretakis Alexandros, The Blockchain Revolution: How Can Blockchain Transform Securities Trading and Corporate Governance, Digital Currencies, Digital Finance and the Constitution of a New Financial Order: Challenges for the Legal System, Athens, Greece, 27 July 2016, 2016 Oral Presentation, 2016

Research Expertise

Description

Research interests include private equity, hedge funds, corporate governance, US corporate law, fintech, central banking law and financial regulation.

Keywords

Banking Law; Business/Corporate Law; Corporate Governance; International and Comparative Law; Law of Central Banking

Recognition

Awards and Honours

Luxembourg National Research Fund, PhD scholarship 2012-2016

Memberships

Lawyer, New York State Bar 2014 – Present

Academic Member European Corporate Governance Institute 2014 – Present

Lawyer, Thessaloniki Bar Association 2009