Dr. Artem M. Joukov, a professor of Finance at Wenzhou-Kean University in China, initially pursued a legal career in the United States before transitioning to academia. Born in St. Petersburg, USSR, he holds the prestigious Order of the Samaritan from the UA Public Interest Institute. Dr. Joukov’s research, spanning law, economics, and finance, emphasizes the critical role of property rights in a thriving economy. His recent papers explore shareholder rights, trade rights, and property owners’ rights in residential real estate. Notably, his legal articles have earned favorable recognition from the Supreme Court of the United States, the Supreme Court of Georgia, and the Appellate Court of Connecticut. In addition to his academic contributions, Dr. Joukov serves as a JAG officer in the United States Army Reserve and has presented his finance works at various conferences.