Lawrence A. Weiss is professor of international accounting at The Fletcher School at Tufts University. He received the Teacher of the Year Award while on the faculty of MIT and was repeatedly nominated for Best Professor at Fletcher, INSEAD and Tulane University. Professor Weiss has testified before the US Congress on bankruptcy reform, and has served as an expert witness in both civil and criminal cases. His academic articles have been cited over 1,000 times. He has two prior books: Corporate Bankruptcy: Economic and Legal Perspectives and Lessons in Corporate Finance: A Case Studies Approach to Financial Tools, Financial Policies, and Valuation.