Biography

Academic Affiliation
University of Iowa

Biography
Dr. Lie is an Associate Professor of Finance and Henry B. Tippie Research Fellow at University of Iowa, where he teaches investment banking and corporate finance. He has conducted extensive research on executive stock option grants, poison pills and defensive payouts by takeover targets, fixed price and Dutch auction self-tender offers, open market share repurchases, financial restructuring in Chapter 11, debt-reducing exchange offers, and dividend policy.

He has been retained as an expert witness in a hostile takeover case, consulted in matters regarding the backdating of executive stock option grants, and written numerous articles and papers on corporate finance issues. Previously, Dr. Lie was Associate Professor at the College of William and Mary.