Aurelio Gurrea Martínez

Aurelio Gurrea-Martínez is an Assistant Professor of Law at Singapore Management University, where he teaches corporate governance, financial regulation, and comparative and international insolvency law. Before joining SMU, he was a Fellow of the Program on Corporate Governance and Teaching Fellow in Capital Markets and Financial Regulation at Harvard Law School. He has taught, studied or conducted research at several institutions in the United States, the United Kingdom, Continental Europe, Asia, and Latin America, including Harvard Law School, Yale Law School, Oxford University, Stanford University and Columbia Law School. He has acted as a legal consultant on corporate and bankruptcy matters to various companies, governments, financial institutions, and business law firms. He has been invited to present his academic work before various regulators, international organizations, and policy-makers, including the International Monetary Fund (IMF), the International Organization of Securities Commissions (IOSCO), the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), and the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). He is a member of the American Law and Economics Association, the European Corporate Governance Institute, the Ibero-American Institute of Bankruptcy Law, INSOL International, and the International Insolvency Institute´s NextGen Group. He received the Talentia Fellowship to conduct his studies in law and finance at the University of Oxford, the Class Prize for Best Paper in Law and Economics at Stanford Law School, and the Silver Medal in International Insolvency Studies given by the International Insolvency Institute. In 2016, he was named Rising Star of Corporate Governance by the Millstein Center for Global Markets and Corporate Ownership at Columbia Law School. His research interest lies in the intersection of law and finance, with particular emphasis on corporate governance, financial regulation, corporate finance and corporate insolvency law, and how legal and institutional reforms may promote entrepreneurship, innovation, access to finance and economic growth.

22 March, 2020

Insolvency law in times of COVID-19

By Aurelio Gurrea-Martínez Several jurisdictions around the world, including Australia, Germany, Spain, United States, Singapore, India and the United Kingdom have proposed or implemented changes to their insolvency frameworks.  At the same time, some academics, insolvency practitioners, and think tanks have also suggested some proposals to adapt insolvency law to the times of COVID-19. This post […]