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Ilias Kapsis

Senior Lecturer in Law

Faculty/Dept/School School of Law
(Faculty of Management, Law and Social Sciences)
Emaili.kapsis@bradford.ac.uk
Telephone +441274 235644

Biography

Ilias graduated from the Law School of Aristotle University, Thessaloniki, Greece in 1995. He qualified as a Greek lawyer in 1998. From 2001-2008 Ilias studied law as a LLM and PhD researcher at the University of Bristol. In 2005 he completed his PhD thesis in European Competition Law and in 2009 he completed a LLM by Research on the legal status of Sustainable Development. In 2010 He obtained a Postgraduate Certificate in Higher Education Practice at the University of Bradford. In 2019 he completed a MBA degree at the University of Bradford. 
Ilias joined the Law School of the University of Bradford as a full-time lecturer in August 2008.

Research

Ilias's expertise includes Banking & Finance Law, Commercial Law, Law & Technology, Competition Law and Law of Sustainable Development. During the past decade my research has focused on financial services and energy with emphasis on financial regulation; fintech; cryptocurrencies; money laundering; bank competition; corporate social responsibility in financial services and energy; unconventional and renewable energy. 

Current PhD students:
  • Xingyu Chen, Foreign Direct Investment in the EU and UK after Brexit (Principal Supervisor)
  • Mohammad Imran, Issues in implementing electronic Bill of lading (Principal Supervisor)
  • Iftikhar Ahmed Switching from paper to electronic bills of lading: legal schemes and reform options in Pakistan and United Kingdom (Principal Supervisor)
  • Moses Dickson, Bilateral Investment Treaties and the Protection of Environmental Rights: A casestudy for Nigel Delta (Co-supervisor)
  • Nikos Koutroulis, Use of Artificial Intelligence by social media to collect and process personal data: Implications for law  (Co-supervisor)


Professional activities

  • Fellow of the Higher Education Academy
  • 01-JAN-95: Aristotle University, Thessaloniki, Greece -  Law degree
  • 01-JAN-05: University of Bristol -  PhD
  • 01-JAN-09: University of Bristol - LLM
  • - N/A

Publications

Peer Reviewed Journal
TitleA Truly Future-Oriented Legal Framework for Fintech in the EU (2020)
AuthorsIlias Kapsis
JournalEuropean Business Law Review
 
TitleBlockchain and cryptocurrencies: essential tools in a two-tier financial system (2020)
AuthorsIlias Kapsis
JournalCapital Markets Law Journal
 
TitleSticks or carrots? How to make British Banks more socially responsible (2019)
AuthorsKapsis, Ilias
JournalBUSINESS LAW REVIEW
 
TitleCompetition law and policy for the EU banking sector in a period of increased economic uncertainty (2012)
AuthorsKapsis I.
JournalInternational Journal of Law and Management
DOI10.1108/17542431211245323
 
TitleThe impact of the recent financial crisis on EU competition policy for the banking sector (2010)
AuthorsKapsis I.
JournalJournal of International Trade Law and Policy
DOI10.1108/14770021011075509
 
Book
TitleLegal Skills (2011)
AuthorsLisa Cherkassky (author), Julia Cressey (author), Christopher Gale (author), Jessica Guth (author), Ilias Kapsis (author), Robin Lister (author), William Onzivu (author), Steve Rook (author), Jackie Ford (author of contributions), Peter Morgan (author of contributions)
PublisherMacmillan Education
 
Book Chapter
TitleThe Court of Justice of the European Union (2019)
AuthorsIlias Kapsis
JournalEuropean Union Politics (6th Ed.)
PublisherOxford University Press
 
TitleThe Court of Justice of the European Union (2016)
AuthorsKapsis, Ilias
 
TitleThe Courts of the European Union (2013)
AuthorsIlias Kapsis
JournalEuropean Union Politics (4th Ed.)
PublisherOxford University Press
 
TitleThe Courts of the European Union (2009)
AuthorsIlias Kapsis
JournalEuropean Union Politics (3rd Ed.)
PublisherOxford University Press
 
TitleThe Courts of the European Union (2007)
AuthorsIlias Kapsis
JournalEuropean Union Politics (2nd Ed.)
PublisherOxford University Press
 
Other Publication
Other typeBook Review
TitleGoode on Legal Problems of Credit and Security (4th revised edition) (2010)
AuthorsIlias