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Professor Arturo Bris

Professor of Finance
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Arturo Bris, Professor of Finance, IMD
ECGI Research Associate (2004) :

Prior to joining IMD, Professor Bris was the Robert B & Candice J. Haas Associate Professor of Corporate Finance at the Yale School of Management (USA). A Research Associate of the European Corporate Governance Institute, and a member of the Yale International Institute for Corporate Governance, he has worked extensively on issues of Corporate Governance, Financial Regulation, and International Valuation.

His research and consulting activities focus on the international aspects of financial regulation, and in particular on the effects of bankruptcy, short sales, insider trading, and merger laws.

Arturo Bris has also researched and lectured on the effects of the Euro on the corporate sector, as well as on the valuation impact of corporate governance changes.

His work has been published in the Journal of Finance, the Journal of Financial Economics, the Review of Financial Studies, the Journal of Legal Studies, and the Journal of Business, among others.

Professor Bris has been teaching Corporate Finance and Investment Banking at Yale since 1998, where he has received the Best Teacher Award twice. His consulting experience includes companies in both the US and Europe.

Professor Arturo Bris ranks among the top one hundred most-read social scientists in the world. He graduated in Law and Economics from Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, and received an MSc from CEMFI (Foundation of the Bank of Spain). He holds a PhD in Management from INSEAD.

Research Interests
Bankruptcy, short sales, insider trading and merger laws
International financial regulation

ECGI Working Papers (Click title for more details)
A Theory of Optimal Expropriation, Mergers and Industry Competition ECGI Finance Working Paper 108/2005 December 2005
The Dynamics of Large and Small Chapter 11 Cases: An Empirical Study ECGI Finance Working Paper 107/2005 December 2005
A Breakdown of the Valuation Effects of International Cross-Listing ECGI Finance Working Paper 106/2005 December 2005
Corporate Governance Convergence Through Cross-Border Mergers: The Case of Aventis ECGI Finance Working Paper 056/2004 October 2004

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