Thomas Papadopoulos is a Lecturer in Business Law at the Department of Law of the University of Cyprus. He received a degree of DPhil in Law (2010), a degree of MPhil in Law (2007) and a degree of Magister Juris-MJur (2006) from the Faculty of Law, University of Oxford, UK. He also received his LLB with Distinction (ranked 1st) from the Department of Law, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece (2005). Previously, he was a visiting researcher at Harvard Law School (2009-10). He is also a Visiting Professor at International Hellenic University (Greece) and at Lund University (Sweden) and an Attorney at law (Greece). Moreover, he is an Editorial Secretary of European Company Law (ECL) Journal. He was awarded the “Cyprus Research Award-Young Researcher (2014)” of the Research Promotion Foundation of the Republic of Cyprus (category of ‘Social Sciences & Humanities’). This distinction was awarded on the basis of his research on Takeovers and Mergers and was accompanied by a research grant. He is the Project Coordinator of the Research Project “Takeovers and Mergers in European, Cypriot and Greek Company Law”, which is financed by the Research Promotion Foundation of the Republic of Cyprus. His articles were published in many top international law journals.