Mika Lehtimäki carries out research in the field of financial law and regulation. His special interests are financial and M&A transactions, bank resolution, fund management and corporate restructuring. He is also involved in combining financial law with, game theory and computer science. Mika is an associate editor of the Oxford Business Law Blog.

He completed his masters degree in the University of Helsinki in 1999. He has an M.Jur (2003, Distinction) degree and an M.St (2006) degree from the University of Oxford. His M.St thesis was titled "Debt Subordination in Corporate Liquidation" and his DPhil topic focuses on restructuring of leveraged buy-out transactions.

He has experience from the private practice on M&A and financial transactions. In his private practice, he has been listed several times as a leading financial and M&A lawyer.

He can also be found on LinkedIn.


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Corporate finance, banking law and regulation, M&A, hedge funds, private equity funds, corporate restructuring, derivatives, game theory, financial economics, computer science, programming, artificial intelligence in financial law

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