Martin Petrin is an Associate Professor and the Deputy Director of the Centre for Commercial Law at University College London Faculty of Laws. Martin’s research interests are in corporate, corporate governance, and business law, often from a comparative perspective. Martin holds an S.J.D. specializing in corporate law from the University of California, Los Angeles, a Ph.D. in law from the University of St. Gallen, Switzerland, and an LL.M. from Columbia University in New York. Before joining academia, Martin has practiced law with a leading international business law firm and has been admitted to the Bar in New York and Switzerland.