Christopher Bruner is a J. Alton Hosch Professor of Law at the University of Georgia. His scholarship and teaching focus on corporate, securities and financial law, including international and comparative dimensions of these fields. Bruner’s first book, Corporate Governance in the Common-Law World: The Political Foundations of Shareholder Power (CUP 2013), has been called ‘a revelation’ and ‘a work of monumental significance and scholarly craft,’ and has been translated into Chinese (CUP & Law Press China 2016). His recent book, Re-Imagining Offshore Finance: Market-Dominant Small Jurisdictions in a Globalizing Financial World (OUP 2016), examines the roles of small jurisdictions in cross-border corporate and financial services. His articles have appeared in a number of highly regarded law and policy journals, and he serves as co-editor of the Hart Publishing/Bloomsbury Professional book series Contemporary Studies in Corporate Law.
Professor Bruner has been a visitor to the law faculties of the University of Cambridge, the University of Hong Kong, the University of Leeds, the University of Sydney, the University of Toronto, the National University of Singapore and the Southwest University of Political Science and Law (Chongqing, China). He received his AB, MPhil and JD from the University of Michigan, the University of Oxford and Harvard Law School, respectively.