Clarke, Blanaid

Blanaid Clarke is an Associate professor of Corporate Law at the law school at University College Dublin where she teaches at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels in Corporate Governance, Corporate Finance Law, and Contract Law. She is a founding member of the Institute of Directors' Centre for Corporate Governance at University College Dublin and Academic Director for the Business and Legal Studies Degree, University College Dublin. Blanaid is a member of the Irish Takeover Panel Executive and has worked both at national and international level on the drafting and implementation of the EU Takeovers Directive. Her current area of research is the regulation of directors during takeover bids. Blanaid has published several texts, including, Blanaid Clarke is an Associate professor of Corporate Law at the law school at University College Dublin where she teaches at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels in Corporate Governance, Corporate Finance Law, and Contract Law. She is a founding member of the Institute of Directors' Centre for Corporate Governance at University College Dublin and Academic Director for the Business and Legal Studies Degree, University College Dublin. Blanaid is a member of the Irish Takeover Panel Executive and has worked both at national and international level on the drafting and implementation of the EU Takeovers Directive. Her current area of research is the regulation of directors during takeover bids. Blanaid has published several texts, including,
Contract Cases and Materials(co-authored with R Clark)(3rd Ed.) Gill & Macmillan: Dublin, 2004) and
Takeovers and Mergers Law in
Ireland(Roundhall Sweet & Maxwell: Dublin, 1999). She has produced numerous articles, including most recently, "Takeover Regulation: Through the Regulatory Looking Glass" (July 24, 2007)
CLPE Research Paper
No. 18, "Articles 9 and 11 of the Takeover Directive (2004/25) and the Market for Corporate Control" (2006)
Journal of Business Law355-374
(UK)
and "European Takeover Regulation and Directive 2004/25/EC" (2006)
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The Company and Securities Law Journal93-106 (Aus).

Fellow Year: 
2007 - 2008
Blanaid
Clarke

Associate Professor of Corporate Law, University College DublinBCL (NUI); MBS (Banking & Finance, National University of Ireland); Barrister at Law (Honorable Society of the King�s Inns); PhD (Manchester)