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John Armour

Research Associate

John Armour was appointed to the University of Oxford's Hogan Lovells Professorship of Law and Finance, in association with Oriel College on 1 July 2007, having previously been a University Senior Lecturer in Law and Fellow of Trinity Hall at Cambridge University; and he was recently appointed a Fellow of the British Academy. In He studied law (MA, BCL) at the University of Oxford before completing his LLM at Yale Law School and taking up his first post at the University of Nottingham. He has held visiting posts at various institutions including the University of Bologna, Columbia Law School, the University of Frankfurt, the Max Planck Institute for Comparative Private Law, Hamburg, the University of Pennsylvania Law School and the University of Western Ontario.He has published widely in the fields of company law, corporate finance, and corporate insolvency. His main research interest lies in the integration of legal and economic analysis, with particular emphasis on the impact on the real economy of changes in the law governing company law, corporate insolvency and financial regulation. He has been involved in policy related projects commissioned by the Department of Trade and Industry, the Financial Services Authority, the Insolvency Service, and the Jersey Economic Development Department.

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John Armour
Faculty of Law
University of Oxford
St Cross Road
Oxford OX1 3UL 


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