Maziar Peihani is a post-doctoral fellow with CIGI’s International Law Research Program (ILRP), effective September 2016. Maziar’s research at CIGI is focused on sovereign debt resolution, contributing to the ILRP’s international economic law research.

Specifically, he will assess the legal and regulatory dimensions of the reform initiatives that are currently unfolding in international sovereign debt markets. In addition, Maziar works on the legitimacy of the global governance regime of banking and the legal aspects of cross-border crisis management and bank resolution. 

Prior to joining CIGI, Maziar was a post-doctoral fellow at the National University of Singapore in the Centre for Banking and Finance Law, a graduate research assistant at InterPARES Trust at the University of British Columbia (UBC) and a teaching assistant for various law courses at UBC. 

Maziar has an LL.B. from the University of Allameh Tabatabaei (Iran), an LL.M. from the University of Shahid Beheshti (Iran) and a Ph.D. in law from UBC.