Arturo Bris has been a Professor of Finance at IMD since July 2005. Prior to joining IMD, he was the Robert B & Candice J. Haas Associate Professor of Corporate Finance at the Yale School of Management, a Research Associate of the European Corporate Governance Institute and a member of the Yale International Institute for Corporate Governance. He has worked extensively on issues of corporate governance, financial regulation, and international valuation. His research and consulting activities focus on the international aspects of financial regulation, and in particular on the effects of bankruptcy, short sales, insider trading, and merger laws. He has also worked extensively on the effects of the euro on the corporate sector, as well as on the valuation impact of corporate governance changes. His worked has been published in the Journal of Finance, the Journal of Financial Economics, the Review of Financial Studies, the Journal of Legal Studies, and the Journal of Business, among others. His consulting experience includes U.S., Asian, African and European companies.
Professor Bris graduated in Law and Economics from Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, and received a M.Sc. from CEMFI (Foundation of the Bank of Spain). He holds a Ph.D. in Management from Insead (France). In 2005 he won the First Jaime Fernandez de Araoz International Award in Corporate Finance. Since 2012 he holds the Belgian Financial Institute Chair.