University of Cambridge, Faculty of Law

Professor Eilis Ferran

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Faculty Contact Details

Tel

 : (01223) 330041

College Contact Details

Room

 : D3, St Catharine's

Tel

 : (01223) 330041

Fax

 : (01223) 338340

Associated Lecturers

St Catharine's College

FBA, PhD, MA, Solicitor

Professor of Company and Securities Law; Chair of the Faculty Board, JM Keynes University Fellow in Financial Economics

Interests

Corporate finance law. General company law. Financial regulation. Insolvency.

CV / Biography

 

 

Eilís Ferran is Professor of Company & Securities Law at the University of Cambridge, a University JM Keynes Fellow in Financial Economics, and a Fellow of The British Academy. She did her undergraduate studies in Law at Cambridge University and also completed her doctorate there on the topic of mortgage securitization. She qualified as a Solicitor with Coward (now Clifford) Chance. Since April 2012 she has been Chair of the Law Faculty at Cambridge. She is a Professorial Fellow of St Catharine’s College, Cambridge. She has written extensively on UK, EU and international financial regulation, company law and corporate finance law.  Her recent publications include contributions to Ferran, Moloney, Hill and Coffee, The Regulatory Aftermath of the Global Financial Crisis (CUP 2012) and Ferrarini, Hopt and Wymeersch (ed), Rethinking Financial Regulation and Supervision in Times of Crisis (OUP, 2012. The new edition of her textbook Principles of Corporate Finance Law (OUP) was published in 2014. She has advised and given evidence to Parliamentary committees and other bodies, including serving as the Specialist Adviser to the UK Parliament House of Lords European Union Committee (Sub Committee A) in its inquiry into banking union (September -  December 2012). She has been a visiting scholar at law schools in the United States, New Zealand and Hong Kong, and speaks regularly at conferences in Europe and beyond. She is the founding editor of the Journal of Corporate Law Studies (Hart Publishing) and serves on numerous advisory boards and committees, including the Cambridge Endowment for Research in Finance, the Board of Advisors to the Yale Program on Financial Stability and the Academic Advisory Board of the Asian Institute of International Financial Law. She is a member of the European Company Law Experts Group (ECLE) and of the European Banking Authority’s Stakeholder Group.

 

 

 

 

 

Lecturing & Supervising
Tripos

Supervises Company Law and Law of Contract.

LLM
Publications
Books
Articles
Book Chapters
Book Reviews

Publication 3084 "Company Law and Economic Protectionism" (2011) 12 EBOR 681-684

Published Dec 2011
Co Authors Ulf Bernitz and Wolf-Georg Ringe
Reports

Publication 4145 "Response to the European Commission's Report on the Application of the Takeover Bids Directive" (European Company Law Experts, Jul 2014) University of Cambridge Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 5/2014

Body/Insitution European Company Law Experts
Reference Number University of Cambridge Faculty of Law Research Paper No. 5/2014
Published Jul 2014
Link http://ssrn.com/abstract=2362192...
Co Authors Böckli, Peter and Davies, Paul L. and Ferran, Eilis and Ferrarini, Guido A. and Garrido Garcia, José M. and Hopt, Klaus J. and Pietrancosta, Alain and Pistor, Katharina and Skog, Rolf and Soltysinski, Stanislaw and Winter, Jaap W. and Wymeersch, Eddy,

Publication 4146 "The Future of European Company Law" (European Company Law Experts, Jul 2014) Columbia Law and Economics Research Paper No. 420

Body/Insitution European Company Law Experts
Reference Number Columbia Law and Economics Research Paper No. 420
Published Jul 2014
Link http://ssrn.com/abstract=2075034...
Co Authors Böckli, Peter and Davies, Paul L. and Ferrarini, Guido A. and Garrido Garcia, José M. and Hopt, Klaus J. and Pietrancosta, Alain and Pistor, Katharina and Skog, Rolf and Soltysinski, Stanislaw and Winter, Jaap W. and Wymeersch, Eddy

Publication 1712 "Are the Lamfalussy Regulatory Networks Working Successfully?" (European Policy Forum, Jun 2007)

Body/Insitution European Policy Forum
Published Jun 2007
Co Authors D Green
Conference Papers
Documents, Handouts and Articles

Microsoft Word 97-2003 Eilis Ferran CV last updated on 28th Sep 2010