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Católica Global School of Law has consistently and successfully been reinforcing its faculty with renowned scholars. The Miranda Chair in Transnational Financial Law was created by Católica Global School of Law with the support from the Miranda Law Firm, allowing to hire Professor Jan Dalhuisen as a resident member of the faculty.


 Jan Dalhuisen
Miranda Chair in Transnational Financial Law, Católica Global School of Law, Lisbon

Jan Dalhuisen is a leading expert in international commercial and financial law and the occupant of the Miranda Chair in Transnational Financial Law at the Católica. He is also Professor at King’s College in London and UC Berkeley, and has held important Visiting Professorships in Continental Europe, China and Australia. He is Corresponding Member of the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences and the author of Dalhuisen on Transnational and Comparative Com-mercial, Financial and Trade Law, now in its fourth edition (3 Volumes), and earlier of Dalhuisen on International Insolvency and Bankruptcy (2 Volumes). Professor Dalhuisen is a graduate of the University of Amsterdam, where he also obtained a PhD, and of UC Berkeley. He is Member of the NY Bar, Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators in London, an active international arbitrator, ICSID panel member and former senior in house counsel and investment banker.


Nuno Garoupa reinforces, since 2015, the faculty of Católica Global School of Law with which he already collaborated as an LL.M. Professor. This hire strengthens CGSL´s bet in interdisciplinary research, based on empiric methods and on an economic approach to Law. “ CGSL´s academic project is in the edge of what´s being currently done in Europe, as it is internationally recognized, and it gives me pride to be a part of that challenge” states Garoupa.

Nuno Garoupa is a highly regarded scholar, internationally renowned for his extensive scientific work, published in the best international magazines, having been acknowledged with the research award Julián Marías. He is also known for his international teaching activity: he was Professor in the College of Law of the Illinois University, until February 2015, having been invited to teach and to participate in conferences in the best Universities in the world (Harvard, Stanford, Oxford, among others). He is the President of the Fundação Francisco Manuel dos Santos since 2014. 

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