Vikramaditya Khanna

Vikramaditya S. Khanna is William W. Cook Professor of Law, University of Michigan Law School and Research Member, European Corporate Governance Institute. He earned an S.J.D. from Harvard Law School. His interest areas include Corporate and Securities Laws, Corporate and White Collar Crime, Legal Profession, Law in India, and Law and Economics. His publications include papers in the Harvard Law Review, Journal of Finance, and Journal of Econometrics and two books. He is editor of White Collar Crime eJournal and India Law eJournal at SSRN, has testified at the U.S. Congress, and has been an expert consultant in arbitrations and disputes.

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