Derek Yim is a teaching fellow of the School of Accounting and Finance at the The Hong Kong Polytechnic University. He obtained a PhD in Finance and Master of Business Administration degree in Finance (minor in Real Estate) from Schulich School of Business, York University, Toronto, Canada. He is also a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA Institute). His teaching areas include Corporate Finance, Global Finance, Mergers & Acquisitions, Finance and Accounting for Design Business, Accounting for Managers, Business Environment in China, Financial Statement Analysis. His current research focuses on empirical finance study on corporate finance, corporate crime and financial markets. He also offers executive training courses with various professional bodies e.g. HKICPA and HKTDC.