Gerard McCormack is Professor of International Business Law and Director of the Centre for Business Law and Practice (CBLP) at the University of Leeds. He has held other Professorial positions including at Manchester and Essex (where he was also Dean of the School of Law) and has been a visiting Professor at the National University of Singapore.
He is the author of many books and journal articles including the following:
- “US exceptionalism and UK localism? Cross Border insolvency law in comparative perspective” (2016) 36 Legal Studies 136-162.
- “Australia and the International Insolvency Paradigm” (with Anil Hargovan) (2015) 37 Sydney Law Review 389-416.
- “Bankruptcy Forum Shopping: The UK and US as venues of choice for foreign companies” (2014) 63 International and Comparative Law Quarterly 815842.
- “Universalism in Insolvency Proceedings and the Common Law” (2012) Oxford Journal of Legal Studies 325-347.
- “Comi and Comity in UK and US Insolvency Law” (2012) 118 Law Quarterly Review 140-159.
He has considerable experience of working on law reform projects including in Hong Kong and most recently for the European Commission on the harmonization of
insolvency law in Europe.
McCormack has also given expert evidence on insolvency and credit matters to foreign courts and tribunals