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Dr. Alexandros Seretakis

Assistant Professor (Law)
5 COLLEGE GREEN


Alexandros is teaching courses in Financial Services, Mergers and Acquisitions and Alternative Investment Fund Regulation. His teaching and research interests include financial regulation, alternative investment fund regulation, fintech and its regulation and corporate governance. His research is regularly featured in global media, including the Financial Times and the Banker. Prior to joining Trinity College, Alexandros completed his PhD at the University of Luxembourg where he also taught courses in Alternative Investment Funds and EU Company Law. Furthermore, he acted as a consultant and was involved in the setting up of a fintech start-up. Alexandros holds a law degree from the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, an LL.M. in Banking and Finance from the University College of London, an LL.M. in Corporation Law from the New York University and was a research fellow at the NYU Pollack Center for Law and Business and the Institute of Advanced Legal Studies in London. He is admitted to practice law in Greece and the State of New York. He has practiced law in Greece and has also worked for the Permanent Mission of Greece to the UN office in Geneva. He has also acted as a consultant for a US investment holding company and has been appointed an expert in financial law at the European Court of Auditors in Luxembourg. He is also a guest lecturer at the LLM programme of the University of Luxembourg and the Institute of Bankers in Ireland. He also served as the founding director of the Director of the MSc in Law and Finance, an interdisciplinary program offered by the Law School in cooperation with the Business School. Alexandros is a member of Blockchain Ireland Legal Working Group and an expert at the Digital Euro Association.
  Banking Law   Business/Corporate Law   Corporate Governance   International and Comparative Law   Law of Central Banking
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Lawyer, New York State Bar 2014 Present
Academic Member European Corporate Governance Institute 2014 Present
Lawyer, Thessaloniki Bar Association 2009
Editorial Board Member, European Company Law Journal 2021 Present
Alexandros Seretakis, Regulating Hedge Funds in the EU, Wolters Kluwer, 2022, Book, IN_PRESS
Emilios Avgouleas and Alexandros Seretakis, The Regulation of the Digital Value-Chain in the EU: MIFID II, the Digital Package, and the Gaps Between, European Company and Financial Law Review, Special Issue: Digital Finance in Europe: Law, Regulation, and Governance, 5, 2021, p1 - 37, Journal Article, ACCEPTED
Alexandros Seretakis, Report from Greece: The New Corporate Governance Framework, European Company Law, 18, (6), 2021, Journal Article, PUBLISHED
Alexandros Seretakis, The Promise and Perils of Central Bank Digital Currencies, The Banker, 2021, -, Miscellaneous, PUBLISHED
Deirdre Ahern and Suryapratim Roy, Policy Responses to Covid-19 In Ireland: Supporting Individuals, Communities, Businesses, and the Economy, COVID-19 Legal Observatory, Dublin, Trinity College Dublin, December , 2020, p1 - 108, Notes: [Contributes to national public debate on COVID-19 and policy-making by the State.], Report, PUBLISHED  TARA - Full Text  URL
Appraisal Rights in the US and the EU in, editor(s)Thomas Papadopoulos , Cross-Border Mergers Directive: EU perspectives and national experiences , Springer, 2019, [Seretakis Alexandros], Book Chapter, PUBLISHED
Blockchain, Securities Markets and Central Banking in, editor(s)Philipp Hacker, Ioannis Lianos, Georgios Dimitropoulos, and Stefan Eich , Regulating Blockchain. Techno-Social and Legal Challenges, Oxford, Oxford University Press, 2019, [Alexandros Seretakis], Book Chapter, PUBLISHED
Alexandros Seretakis and Georg Gutfleisch, Brexit and Alternative Investment Fund Managers, Journal of International Banking Law and Regulation, 34, (4), 2019, p134 - 144, Journal Article, PUBLISHED
Alexandros Seretakis, Financial Services Law in Ireland: Authorisation, Supervision, Compliance, Enforcement, Review of Financial Services Law in Ireland: Authorisation, Supervision, Compliance, Enforcement, by Finbarr Murphy , Journal of International Banking Law and Regulation, 34, (3), 2019, p129-130 , Review, PUBLISHED
Alexandros Seretakis, EU Hedge Fund Regulation: Hedge Funds and Single Supervision, European Company Law, 15, (6), 2018, Journal Article, PUBLISHED
  

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The Unfair Terms Directive in Ireland in, editor(s)Danny Busch & Matthias Lehmann , Unfair Terms in Banking and Financial Contracts, Oxford, Oxford University Press, 2022, [Alexandros Seretakis], Book Chapter, IN_PRESS
Alexandros Seretakis, Decentralized Finance: Opportunities and Risks, IALS Fellow's Lunchtime Seminar, London, 2 February, 2022, Institute of Advanced Legal Studies, University of London, Invited Talk, PUBLISHED
Alexandros Seretakis, Panelist, Transparency in the Digital Tools Directive - Ultimate Beneficial Ownership, Company registries, Disqualified Directors, Workshop on the Transposition of the Digital Tools Directive, 8 June, 2021, European Trade Union Confederation, Invited Talk, PUBLISHED
Alexandros Seretakis, Chair Panel: CBDCs, Stablecoins & Fiat Money: Competitors?, Competition in Fintech Markets, 6, 7 May, 2021, Swedish Network for European Legal Studies in cooperation with the University of Leeds and ASCOLA, Invited Talk, PUBLISHED
Alexandros Seretakis, How DLT Could Shake Up Capital Markets, The Banker , 2021, -, Miscellaneous, PUBLISHED
Alexandros Seretakis and Emilios Avgouleas, Decentralized Finance Could Revolutionise European Markets, The Banker, 2021, -, Miscellaneous, PUBLISHED
Alexandros Seretakis, Crises and Financial Regulation, Dublin Law and Politics Review Sustainable Finance Conference, Dublin City University, 25 March 2020, 2020, Oral Presentation, PUBLISHED
Emilios Avgouleas and Alexandros Seretakis, Ethics, sustainability, and decentralised finance, Digital Capital Markets in Europe- The Challenge of EU Market Integration, University of Helsinki and University of Edinburgh, 2 September 2020, 2020, Oral Presentation, PUBLISHED
Alexandros Seretakis, The EU's Proposal on a Pilot Regime for Market Infrastructures Based on DLT, Blockchain Ireland Legal and Regulatory Working Group, Ireland, 16 December 2020, 2020, Oral Presentation, PUBLISHED
Alexandros Seretakis, Review for the book Blockchain Economics: Implications of Distributed Ledgers: Markets, Communications Networks, and Algorithmic , Review of Blockchain Economics: Implications of Distributed Ledgers: Markets, Communications Networks, and Algorithmic , by Melanie Swan et al. , Journal of Economic Literature, Forthcoming, 2020, Review, PUBLISHED

  

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Award Date
Luxembourg National Research Fund, PhD scholarship,4 years (approximately 100.000 euros) 2012-2016