Spotlight On ... Dr Mahmood Bagheri


Dr Mahmood Bagheri 

What is your current position? 

Course Director for LLM in International Corporate Governance, Financial Regulation, Economic Law 

What is your connection with IALS?

Part time academic staff

What research are you currently conducting?

  • Law and Economics of Financial Markets 
  • Securities Regulation
  • Banking Law and Regulation
  • History of Financial Markets
  • Legal Theory and Philosophy  of Law
  • Legal Aspects of International Financial Markets
  • Contract Law Theories 
  • Conflict of Laws and International Finance
  • Competition Law and Financial Markets 
  • International Commercial Arbitration  

Why is that research important? 

Financial markets, both domestic and international, are at the core of the markets economies and are therefore related to each and every aspect of the economy. The research and teaching in this field, which requires an interdisciplinary approach, is both challenging and exciting as it is related to the most dynamic part of the economy. The legal framework of the financial markets, both private and public (regulatory) laws, provide the necessary platform and safeguard for smooth and safe operation of the markets.     

Anything else that you would like to add.

Special Interests: 

Dr. Bagheri is currently a currently the Course Director of  LLM in International Corporate Governance, Financial Regulation and Economic Law and teaches the International Trade and Finance module on the LLM programme.  His previous academic appointments include Lecturer in International Trade and Finance Law, School of Law, Brunel University; Research Fellow, Centre for Financial regulation, Cass Business School, City University; Visiting Senior Fellow and Lecturer in Banking and Finance Law, Centre for Commercial Law Studies, Queen Mary College; Visiting Professor of law at the National University of Malaysia; Visiting Lecturer in Commercial Law, Birkbeck College School of Law, University of London; Visiting Lecturer in Contract Law, Open University; Visiting academic, School of Law, Doshisha University, Japan; Visiting scholar, Max Planck Institute, Germany. 

Additional Information: 

Dr. Bagheri is specialised in international financial law and has widely published on topics such as financial services under GATS, competition and integration among stock exchanges, internationalisation of securities markets and regulatory challenges, private international law of securities transactions and the role of informational intermediaries in financial regulation.

Dr Bagheri is willing to supervise PhD theses in the above research areas. 

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