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Professor Arad Reisberg
Professor - Law


Arad Reisberg joined Brunel in May 2016 as Head of the Brunel Law School and Professor of Corporate Law and Finance. Previously, Arad was a Reader in Corporate and Financial Law at UCL Faculty of Laws (2009-2016), and a Lecturer in Law (2006-2009). Arad acted as Director, UCL Centre for Commercial Law (2007-2016). Between 2009-2012 Arad was UCL Laws, Vice Dean (Research).

Arad was formerly a Senior Arts Scholar (2001-2003) and a Tutor at Pembroke College Oxford, where he taught law at 6 colleges at Oxford University between 2001-2005. He has also been a Visiting Lecturer at Oxford University (2005), a Lecturer at Warwick Law School (2005-2006). Arad also was a Visiting Professor of Law at Brooklyn Law School (teaching during Fall Tern 2012), a Visiting Scholar and the First Fellow at the Centre for Business Law, National University of Singapore (NUS) during March 2013 and a Visiting Professor of Law at NUS (teaching for the Faculty during August 2014). He is the recipient of numerous academic scholarships and awards and has written widely on shareholder remedies and directors’ duties.

Arad is the author of  Derivative Actions and Corporate Governance (Oxford University Press, 2007), the first book to provide a detailed and theoretical explanation of the law governing derivative actions ands sits on the Editorial Boards of the Journal International Corporate Rescue and the Journal of Corporate Ownership and Control, and is a contributing author to Annotated Companies Legislation (Oxford University Press).

Arad is currently the Consultant Editor, Halsbury’s Laws of England (Companies Title).

Arad is currently a Member, ESG (Environmental, Social & Governance) Scoping Forum at the  Financial Markets Law Committeee (FMLC), Bank Of England. Between July 2016 to June 2021 Arad acted as a Member , Financial Markets Law Committee Advisory Group at the Bank of England on Brexit  and since 2014 an Invited Member, Radar Programme, Bank of England.

Newest selected publications

De Pascalis, F. and Reisberg, A. (2020) 'Consumer financial well-being in the post-crisis era: financial education on the cross-road to prominence', in Cash, D. and Goddard, R. (eds.) Regulation and the Global Financial Crisis: Impact, Regulatory Responses, and Beyond. London, United Kingdom : Routledge. , 1. pp. 1 - 15. ISBN 10: 0367186195. ISBN 13: 9780429199561. Open Access Link

Book chapter

Reisberg, A. (2020) 'Chapter 7. Extraordinary corporate transactions. Liquidation and winding up', in Schall, A. and Vicari, V. (eds.) Company Laws of the European Union A Handbook. Germany : Beck. pp. 1601 - 1620. ISBN 13: 978-3-406-71479-5. Open Access Link

Book chapter

Tilba, A. and Reisberg, A. (2019) 'Fiduciary Duty under the Microscope: Stewardship and the Spectrum of Pension Fund Engagement'. Modern Law Review, 82 (3). pp. 456 - 487. ISSN: 0026-7961 Open Access Link

Journal article

Reisberg, A. (2019) 'Editorial: Reforming Corporate Governance: News Rules or New Culture?'. European Business Law Review, 30 (6). pp. 853 - 855. ISSN: 0959-6941 Open Access Link

Journal article

Reisberg, A. and Donovan, A. (2018) 'PETTET, LOWRY & REISBERG'S COMPANY LAW Company Law 5ed'. UK. ISSN 10: 1292078634 ISSN 13: 9781292078632

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