Cross, Stuart

Professor

  • Professor & Chair of Law, Law
  • 22 Citations
  • 3 h-Index
19962015
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Personal profile

Biography

Stuart Cross joined the then Department of Law in 1994, became a Senior Lecturer in 2002 and was promoted to a personal Chair in Law in 2014. He is a graduate of the Universities of Glasgow and Dundee and is a qualified solicitor.

After postgraduate study at the University of Dundee he had twelve years' experience as a practising solicitor specialising in corporate law, latterly as a partner in a commercial firm in Glasgow. Since moving to Dundee he has linked his interests in company and commercial law with activity in relation to charities. 

He is  a board member of the Office of the Scottish Charity Regulator.

Research

Publications range across the areas of company law, charity law, corporate governance and the interface between law and technology. Much of the research focuses on the evolution of new legal forms and the relationship between those legal forms and existing legal structures and developed bodies of law. 

Teaching

Undergraduate:- Intellectual Property Law, Dissertation, Law, Technology and Enterprise
Postgraduate:- Intellectual Property Law, Principles of E-Commerce Law, Dissertation

I offer postgraduate supervision in the field of company law, corporate governance, copyright related issues and charity law.

Education/Academic qualification

Bachelor of Laws, University of Glasgow

External positions

Board Member

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Research Output 1996 2015

Agency

Cross, S., 21 Aug 2015, Business law in Scotland. Black, G. (ed.). 3rd ed. Edinburgh: W. Green, p. 337-367 31 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

8 Citations (Scopus)

Financialization and company law: A study of the UK Company Law Review

Collison, D., Cross, S., Ferguson, J., Power, D. & Stevenson, L., Feb 2014, In : Critical Perspectives on Accounting. 25, 1, p. 5-16 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

company law
shareholder
shareholder value
pluralism
Financialization
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freedom of information
research project
campaign
driver
road
8 Citations (Scopus)
investor
finance
well-being
corporate governance
determinants

Charity law: an issue of choice

Cross, S., 2011, Law making and the Scottish Parliament : the early years. Sutherland, E. E., Goodall, K. E., Little, G. F. M. & Davidson, F. P. (eds.). Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, p. 103-123 21 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

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Thesis

A critical analysis of the risks associated with crypto-currencies

Author: Swinton, C., 2015

Supervisor: Cross, S. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Master's ThesisMaster of Laws

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Corporate accountability in a globalizing environment : empirical evidence

Author: Ho, J. K. S., 2009

Supervisor: Belcher, C. (Supervisor) & Cross, S. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy

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