Dr. Lucia Pierini is a Lecturer of Accounting at China Europe International Business School (CEIBS). During her academic career, she was the Visiting Research Student of Department of Accounting at London School of Economics from Jan. to Mar. 2018 as well as the Visiting Scholar (PhD level) of Department of Accounting at NYU from Jan. to Aug. 2015. Dr. Pierini’s current research interests mainly concentrate on Financial Reporting Issues, Intangibles assets, Merger and Acquisition and Family Business, etc. Her dissertation, which focuses on M&A studying how accounting and corporate governance choices are associated with the M&A process, has been articulated in three essays. Dr. Pierini received Certified Public Accountant (CPA) in 2014 and Certified Auditor in 2016.