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Assistant Professor; Fellow and Director of Studies, Churchill College; Fellow, Cambridge Endowment for Research in Finance

BA (Cantab), MA (Cantab), LLM (Cantab), PhD (Cantab), Qualified to practice as a solicitor in England & Wales, State Bar of California, USA

Interests

Corporate governance, cross-border transactions, and mergers and acquisitions

CV / Biography

Bobby Reddy lectures in company law, corporate governance and transactional deals.  Previously, Dr. Reddy was a corporate partner at the global law firm Latham & Watkins LLP, dividing his time between the London and Washington D.C. offices. He specialised in public and private mergers and acquisitions, private equity, investment funds, financial regulation, cross-border transactions, and company representation. After leaving Latham & Watkins, Dr. Reddy served as a senior consultant, and subsequently on the board as a trustee, of Tomorrow's Company, a charitable corporate governance think-tank focused on enabling business to be a force for good in society. Dr. Reddy conducts research on a variety of topical corporate governance and company law themes, including matters relating to the efficiency, operation and innovation of the capital markets, and the real-world impact of regulatory approaches and policies.

Publications

 

Books

Founders without Limits: Dual-Class Stock and the Premium-Tier of the London Stock Exchange (Cambridge University Press, 2021)

Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
ISBN 13:
9781108839358
Published Nov 2021

Articles

"Will Listing Rule Reform Deliver Strong Public Markets for the UK? (with Brian Cheffins)" (2022) The Modern Law Review

Co-Author/s:
Brian Cheffins
Citation:
(2022) The Modern Law Review
DOI:
http://doi.org/10.1111/1468-2230.12758
Published: Jul 2022

"Warning the UK on Special Purpose Acquisition Companies (SPACs): Great for Wall Street but a Nightmare on Main Street" (2022) Journal of Corporate Law Studies

Citation:
(2022) Journal of Corporate Law Studies
DOI:
https://doi.org/10.1080/14735970.2022.2036413
Published: Jan 2022

"Up the Hill and Down Again: Constraining Dual-Class Stock" (2021) 80 Cambridge Law Journal 515-551

Citation:
(2021) 80 Cambridge Law Journal 515-551
DOI:
https://doi.org/10.1017/S000819732100101X
Published: Sep 2021

"The Emperor’s New Code? Time to Re-Evaluate the Nature of Stewardship Engagement Under the UK’s Stewardship Code" (2021) 84 The Modern Law Review 842-873

Citation:
(2021) 84 The Modern Law Review 842-873
DOI:
http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/1468-2230.12636
Published: Jun 2021

"More than Meets the Eye: Reassessing the Empirical Evidence on US Dual-Class Stock" (2021) 23 University of Pennsylvania Journal of Business Law 955-1017

Citation:
(2021) 23 University of Pennsylvania Journal of Business Law 955-1017
Published: Aug 2020

"Finding the British Google: Relaxing the Prohibition of Dual-Class Stock from the Premium-Tier of the London Stock Exchange" (2020) 79 Cambridge Law Journal 315-348

Citation:
(2020) 79 Cambridge Law Journal 315-348
DOI:
10.1017/S0008197320000379
Published: Feb 2020

"Thinking Outside the Box – Eliminating the Perniciousness of Box-Ticking in the New Corporate Governance Code " (2019) 82(4) The Modern Law Review 692-726

Citation:
(2019) 82(4) The Modern Law Review 692-726
DOI:
10.1111/1468-2230.12415
Published: Jul 2019

"The Fat Controller - Slimming Down the Excesses of Controlling Shareholders in UK Listed Companies " (2018) 38 Oxford Journal of Legal Studies 733-763

Citation:
(2018) 38 Oxford Journal of Legal Studies 733-763
DOI:
https://doi.org/10.1093/ojls/gqy024
Published: Dec 2018

"Locking the Box (2007) Real Deals"

Published: Sep 2007

Book Chapters

"Foreword" (with V. Aithala, F. Adityani, J. Gallagher, S. Khanijow, S. Peter de Souza), Designing a Socially Responsible Law Firm in India (2018) (EBC Publishing, 2018)

Book Reviews

The Law of Private Investment Funds (2018 ) 33 Journal of International Banking Law & Regulation 467

Published Dec 2018

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