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Alessio M. Pacces is the Professor of Law & Finance at the Amsterdam Law School and the Amsterdam Business School of the University of Amsterdam. Since 2019, Alessio is the Director of the Amsterdam Center for Law & Economics (ACLE).

A graduate in economics from LUISS, Rome, Alessio holds the LL.M. European Master in Law & Economics and a PhD in Law & Economics from the Erasmus University Rotterdam, where he was a Professor of Law & Finance. Prior to entering academia, Alessio worked at the Bank of Italy and at the Italian Securities Authority.

Alessio is an internationally known scholar who has contributed to the law and finance literature on the regulation of corporate control and of financial stability and shadow banking. His current research interests include sustainable corporate governance, Fintech, and empirical legal studies. Alessio published in journals such as Harvard Business Law Review, Journal of Corporate Law Studies, International Review of Law & Economics and Sustainability, among others, and with houses such as Routledge, Cambridge and Oxford University Press, among others. He was invited to speak at the European Commission, the OECD, and the European Central Bank, among others. He had visiting positions at UC Berkeley, Columbia Law School, University of Haifa, and LUISS University in Rome.

Current Projects

-- Hedge Fund Activism and Corporate Law
-- Hedge Fund Activism in Concentrated Ownership
-- Law & Economics of Related Party Transactions
-- Law & Economics of Shadow Banking

Research Interests

Sustainable corporate governance, Fintech, empirical legal studies, law & economics.

Working Papers



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