Dr. Chris MaloneChris has a PhD in Finance from the University of Connecticut. He has instructed students in a range of classes including Corporate Finance, Investment, Institutions, International Finance and Financial Risk Management, as well as some teaching in Economics and Accounting. His research portfolio consists primarily of ten journal publications that are ranked B or better in the Australian Business Deans Council (ABDC) list (see details provided below). There are also a large number of conference presentations and proceedings, including FMA, EFA, Asian FA, NZ Finance Colloquium and FINSIA. There are also a number of trade publications, a. a UMI published dissertation, and a list of university presentations. His main research interests are focused on corporate finance and currently include studies on securities regulation and litigation and industry contagion.