Erik P.M. Vermeulen is Professor of Business Law at Tilburg University Faculty of Law and Professor of Financial Market Regulation at the Tilburg Law and Economics Center (TILEC). He is the coordinator of the International Business Law Master Program at Tilburg University. He was TPR Professor of Law at Ghent University in Belgium. Professor Vermeulen lectures regularly at the Tias-Nimbas Business School. He has worked on projects concerned with corporate governance in non-listed and family run companies. He has undertaken consulting work in Japan, Colombia, the Netherlands, and UAE. He has worked on projects for the European Parliament, the Dutch Development Finance Institution, OECD, and Euronext. His current research looks at the role of enforcement in relation to capital market development, joint venture structures and investment in emerging markets, branch and subsidiaries in groups in European high tech companies, and listings on emerging markets and secondary markets in Europe. He is a member of the Legal Committee of the EuropeanIssuers (Brussels).
Joseph A. McCahery is Professor of International Economic Law at Tilburg University Faculty of Law and Tilec .
He is also Program Director of the Finance and Law Program at Duisenberg School of Finance. Professor McCahery is a Research Fellow at the Institute of International Corporate Governance and Accountability, George Washington University and Research Associate at the European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI) in Brussels. In addition to having held visiting positions at Leiden University, Tias-Nimbas Business School, he is also the Leo Goldschmidt Visiting Professor of Corporate Governance at Solvay Business School at Brussels University (ULB). He has worked on projects concerning financial markets and financial institutions in the Netherlands, UK, US, Japan, and Indonesia. He has undertaken work for OECD, European Commission, the Netherlands Corporate Governance Monitoring Committee, Netherlands Authority for the Financial Markets, Dutch National Bank, and the Netherlands Ministry of Economic Affairs. His current research involves institutional investors and firm performance, real estate investment funds and governance structures, and the regulation of hedge funds and private equity. He is currently co-director of the Amsterdam Center for Corporate Finance