List of contributors
Paul U. Ali is an Associate Professor in the Faculty of Law, University of
Melbourne. Paul was previously a finance lawyer in Sydney. He has published
several books and journal articles on finance and investment law, including,
most recently, Innovations in Securitisation (The Hague, 2006) and articles in
Derivatives Use, Trading and Regulation, Journal of Alternative Investments,
Journal of Banking Regulation, and Journal of International Banking Law and
William W. Bratton is a Professor of Law at the Georgetown University Law
Center. Before joining the Georgetown law faculty in 2003, he was a Samuel
Tyler Research Professor at the George Washington University Law School,
where he joined the faculty in 1999. Prior to 1999, Professor Bratton was the
Kaiser Professor of Law and Director of the Heyman Center on Corporate
Governance at Cardozo Law School, and Professor of Law and Governor
Woodrow Wilson Scholar at Rutgers Law School, Newark. He also has been the
Unilever Visiting Professor at the Faculty of Law of the University of Leiden and
a visiting professor at the Duke and Stanford University law schools. Before
joining academia, he served as law clerk to Judge William H. Timbers of the
Second Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals and practiced corporate law at Debevoise
& Plimpton in New York. William Bratton is the author of Corporate Finance:
Cases and Materials (Foundation Press), and the co-editor of an Oxford Press
collection of essays on regulatory competition. He also has published many law
review articles and book chapters on topics in corporate law, law and econom-
ics, and legal history.
Wolfgang Breuer is a Professor of Finance at the RWTH Aachen University.
From 1995 to 2000, he was a Professor of Finance at the University of Bonn.
He earned his Ph.D. in 1993 and his habilitation degree in 1995, both at the
University of Cologne. Wolfgang Breuer has written about a dozen books,
40 articles in books, and more than 30 journal articles (e.g., in the Journal of
Futures Markets, Journal of Institutional and Theoretical Economics, European
Journal of Finance, and Journal of Banking and Finance) comprising a great
variety of topics in the field of finance. His current research interests focus on
portfolio management issues as well as behavioral corporate finance and inter-
national financial management.
Arturo Bris has been a Professor of Finance at IMD Business School since July
2005. Prior to joining IMD, he was the Robert B. & Candice J. Haas Associate

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