Dr Michael Galanis
I joined the University of Leeds in 2009. Prior to that I taught company law and corporate governance at Queen Mary, University of London and held advisory positions at the Ministries of Justice and Culture in Greece.
I have been a member of several law-making committees and a working group on the Greek bond market regulatory reform at the Hellenic Capital Markets Commission.
I am a member of the Athens Bar Association and the Hellenic Association of Commercial Lawyers.
Scholarly and Research Interests
My research interests are in the following areas:
- Corporate Governance
- Corporate Theory
- Comparative and European Company Law
- Law and Economics.
Dignam, A. and Galanis, M. (2009) The Globalization of Corporate Governance: Assessing the Impact of Globalization on Corporate Governance Systems, Ashgate.
Galanis, M (2013) The Impact of EMU on Corporate Governance: Bargaining in Austerity, Oxford Journal of Legal Studies (forthcoming)
Galanis, M (2011) Vicious Spirals in Corporate Governance: Mandatory Rules for Systemic (Re)Balancing?, Oxford Journal of Legal Studies. 327-363
Dignam, A. and Galanis, M. (2008) Corporate Governance and the Importance of Macroeconomic Context, Oxford Journal of Legal Studies, 201-243.
Dignam, A. and Galanis, M. (2004) Australia Inside/Out: Governance Determinants in Australian Listed Companies, Melbourne University Law Review, 28(3), pp.623-653.
Chapters in Books
Galanis, M. (2003) 'General Concerns and Observations for Approaching Corporate Governance'. In: Current Issues of Corporate responsibility (in Greek), Nomiki Bibliothiki Publishing, pp.606-609.