Dr Yannis V Avgerinos is a lecturer at the International Studies Unit of the Law School of the Democritus University of Thrace.

He studied at the Universities of Athens, Warwick, King’s College London and Harvard. He holds an LLM in International Economic Law and a PhD in European Financial Law.

He has been a visiting lecturer at Queen Mary, University of London and a Fellow at the British Institute of International & Comparative Law (BIICL). He has published the books Regulating and Supervising Investment Services in the European Union (Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2003), Financial Markets in Europe: Towards a Single Regulator (London-Hague: Kluwer Law International, 2003), EC Financial Regulation (Athens: Ant Ν Sakkoulas, 2004), and Introduction to EU Competition Law (Athens: Nomiki Vivliothiki, 2011), as well as many articles in Greek and English-language journals.

Dr Avgerinos has worked for the British Financial Services Authority (FSA) and the European Commission. He is a Lawyer at the Supreme Court, a Member of the Athens Bar, Managing Partner of Avgerinos & Partners Law Firm (AVGLaw) and a Member of the Hellenic Competition Commission.