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Dr Valia Babis's picture

Email

svb31@cam.ac.uk
Research Associate (Wolfson College)

Interests

Banking regulation & supervision, Crisis management and resolution, EU internal market.

CV / Biography

Academic positions

  • 2016- Research Associate, University of Cambridge, Wolfson College
  • 2013-  2016 Research Fellow, University of Cambridge, Wolfson College
  • 2011-2014  University of Cambridge, Faculty of Law: PhD Candidate in Law, Teaching Assistant and Research Assistant

Education

  • 2011-2014  University of Cambridge, PhD in Law
  • 2013    Harvard Law School, Doctoral student of Harvard-Cambridge Law Link exchange program
  • 2009-2010  University of Cambridge, LL.M. in Commercial Law (1st Class)
  • 2005-2009  University of Athens (Greece), LL.B. (4-year)(1st Class)

Legal qualification and practice

  • Admitted as Solicitor of England and Wales (2015)
  • Admitted to the Athens Bar Association (Greece) (2011)
  • Lawyer at Allen & Overy LLP (2014 - now)
  • Lawyer at Thomas Cooper Law International (2010-2011)

Publications

 

Articles

"State helps those who help themselves: State aid and burden-sharing" (under review)

Citation:
(under review)
Published:
Dec 2016

"What is a bank resolution measure – and what is not?" [2016] 10 (1) Law and Financial Markets Review 54

Citation:
[2016] 10 (1) Law and Financial Markets Review 54
Published:
Apr 2016

"Single Rulebook for Prudential Regulation of Banks: Mission Accomplished?" [2015] 26(6) European Business Law Review, 779–803

Citation:
[2015] 26(6) European Business Law Review, 779–803
Published:
Jun 2014

"European Bank Recovery and Resolution Directive: Recovery Proceedings for Cross-Border Banking Groups" [2014] 25(3) European Business Law Review 459-480

Citation:
[2014] 25(3) European Business Law Review 459-480
Published:
Mar 2014

"The European Single Supervisory Mechanism" [2013] 13 Journal of Corporate Law Studies 255-285

Co-Author/s:
E Ferran
Citation:
[2013] 13 Journal of Corporate Law Studies 255-285
Published:
Oct 2013

"Banking Groups in Crisis: Rethinking the Role of Intra-Group Transactions" [2013] 24(1) King’s Law Journal 85-101

Citation:
[2013] 24(1) King’s Law Journal 85-101
Published:
Mar 2013

"The impact of bank crisis prevention, recovery and resolution on shareholder rights" [2012] 6 Law and Financial Markets Review 387

Citation:
[2012] 6 Law and Financial Markets Review 387
Published:
Dec 2012

"United Kingdom: separating retail banking from investment banking" [2012] 4 Commercial Law Review 1021-3 (in Greek)

Citation:
[2012] 4 Commercial Law Review 1021-3 (in Greek)
Published:
Nov 2012

"United Kingdom: The Financial Services Bill" [2012] 1 Commercial Law Review 246-8 (in Greek)

Citation:
[2012] 1 Commercial Law Review 246-8 (in Greek)
Published:
Oct 2012

"From sovereign crisis to banking crisis: transmission channels and policy responses for Greece and the Eurozone" Cambridge Journal of International and Comparative Law Blog (7 December 2011)

Citation:
Cambridge Journal of International and Comparative Law Blog (7 December 2011)
Published:
Dec 2011

Book Reviews

Governance of Global Financial Markets: the Law, the Economics, the Politics" by E. Avgouleas (publication review) [2013] 28 Journal of International Banking Law & Regulation 96

Published:
Mar 2013

Case Notes

Former senior executives of insurance retailer fined and prohibited as a result of the development of a sales strategy that resulted in misselling of certain add-on insurance policies [2014] Practical Law Company

Co-Author/s:
Sarah Hitchins and Peter Burgess
Published:
Nov 2014

Assuranceforeningen Gard Gjensidig v The Oil Pollution Compensation Fund [2014] Allen & Overy Litigation Review

Co-Author/s:
Kate Gee
Published:
Nov 2014

Administrative court quashes decision relating to the jurisdiction of the financial ombudsman service: R (on the application of Bluefin Insurance Services Ltd) v Financial Ombudsman Service and Wayne Lochner [2014] Practical Law Company

Co-Author/s:
Sarah Hitchins
Published:
Nov 2014

Cross-Verification of Recipient’s Name in Payments through CHAPS: Tidal Energy Limited v Bank of Scotland plc [2014] EWCA Civ 1107 [2014] 3 Commercial Law Review 801 (in Greek)

Published:
Sep 2014

The Power to Ban Short-Selling: the Beginning of a new Era for EU Agencies? [2014] 73(2) Cambridge Law Journal 266-270

Published:
Jul 2014

Abandoning Foreign Depositors in a Bank Failure? The EFTA Court Judgment in EFTA Surveillance Authority v. Iceland [2013] 1(2) Global Markets Law Journal 1-13

Published:
Oct 2013