Dr Steven Cairns

Dr Steven Cairns

Profile

I am a specialist in financial regulation and corporate governance within multinational financial groups. Having completed my doctoral thesis at the University of Liverpool entitled ‘Changing the Culture of Financial Regulation: a Corporate Governance Approach,’ I have published and delivered papers internationally on numerous areas of financial regulation.

Research interests

I have a particular interest in the elements of control and responsibility within international financial institutions. My research focuses on the roles and liabilities of both formal regulators and the board of directors.

I am the joint convenor of the Banking and Finance stream of the Socio-Legal Studies Association. I have published and delivered papers internationally on numerous areas of financial regulation.

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Qualifications

  • Phd
  • LLM
  • PGCert LTHE
  • LLB

Professional memberships

  • Fellow of the Higher Education Academy
  • Member of the Society of Legal Scholars
  • Convenor of the Banking and Finance stream of Socio-Legal Studies Association
  • External Member of the Financial Crime Research Network
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