Professor Emilios Avgouleas, Edinburgh Law School's Chair of International Banking Law and Finance, has been appointed to the European Banking Authority's Banking Stakeholder Group in the special ‘Top-Ranking Academics’ section.
The European Banking Authority is the independent European authority that produces the Bank prudential regulation standards with pan-European application, conducts the bank stress tests in the EU and monitors effective and consistent prudential regulation and supervision across the European banking sector, and its membership extends to all of the EU member states.
Its Banking Stakeholder Group brings together 30 members representing credit and investment institutions operating in the EU, their employees' representatives and consumers, financial services users, academics and representatives of SMEs.
Professor Avgouleas has been selected as a leading academic working in the field of banking regulation and finance.
Professor Avgouleas, who is also Programme Director of the Law School's LLM in International Banking Law and Finance, is a world-leading authority on the topics of financial market regulation, banking law and finance and global economic governance.
He regularly comments in the media, and his work has been cited and commented upon in numerous parliamentary and public policy reports in the UK, Republic of Ireland and internationally.
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