Patrick Augustin is Assistant Professor of Finance at the Desautels Faculty of Management at McGill University. He earned a PhD degree in Finance from the Stockholm School of Economics in 2013, a Master degree in Banking and Finance from the Luxembourg School of Finance, and a Master degree in Financial and Monetary Economics from the University Louis Pasteur in Strasbourg. He is also certified as Financial Risk Manager by the Global Association of Risk Professionals. Professor Augustin’s research interests include derivatives, risk management, empirical asset pricing, sovereign credit risk and macro-finance. He has published in the Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis and in the Journal of Investment Management. His work on insider trading has been widely covered in the financial press, including The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post, and The Globe and Mail. Before joining academia, he worked as a structured credit officer at Dexia and as attaché to the Luxembourg Ministry of Foreign Affairs.