Michel Tison

After having obtained a law degree in Ghent (1990) and a Master of European law in Brussels (ULB, 1992), Michel Tison worked as a doctoral researcher in the newly founded Financial Law Institute. He obtained his Ph.D. in 1997 with a thesis on the legal aspects of the mutual recognition principle in European banking and financial law (published by Intersentia, 1999).

He took up a teaching assignment at the law school of the Ghent University in 1998, currently teaching course on banking and capital markets law, credit law, general commercial law and insolvency.

Michel Tison was a visiting professor at Pittsburgh University Law School in 2001, at Bonn University (Germany) in 2004 and at Bond University (Australia) in 2008. In summer 2006, he taught in the law module of the "Semester at Sea" programme. Since 2005, he serves as assessor in the Legislative Section of the Belgian Council of State, which advises government and Parliament on draft decrees and bills.