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Professor Guido Ferrarini is Professor of Business Law and Capital Markets Law at the University of Genoa, Department of Law and Director of Centre for Law and Finance.

He graduated from Genoa Law School in 1972; LL.M., Yale Law School, 1978. He was awarded a Dr. jur. h.c. from Ghent University in 2009. He held Visiting Professorships at several universities in Europe (Bonn, Frankfurt, Ghent, Hamburg, LSE, UCL, Tilburg and Duisenberg) and the US (Columbia, NYU and Stanford), teaching courses on comparative corporate governance and financial regulation.

A lawyer, he was admitted to the Supreme Court of Cassation. He is Board member of Banca Passadore & C. s.p.a. and Chairman of Epic s.p.a.. He was a member of the Board of Trustees, International Accounting Standards Committee (IASC) and an advisor to the Corporate Governance Committee of the Italian Stock Exchange. He was Chairman of EuroTLX SIM S.p.A. and Independent Director of Atlantia s.p.a. and Telecom Italia s.p.a .

He is the author of several books and articles in the fields of financial law, corporate law and business law.

Research Interests

Financial markets law, Corporate law, Business law and regulation, Executive remuneration

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