Emeritus Professor of Business Law at University of Genoa – Department of Law
Via Balbi, 22, 16126 Genoa, Italy
Tel: +39 010 5531814; Fax +39 010 5536238
Professor Ferrarini holds a J. D. (University of Genoa), an LL.M. (Yale Law School) and a Dr. jur. (h.c., Ghent University).
He is a founder and fellow of the European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI), Brussels.
He is chairman of Epic SIM (an alternative finance platform) and a board member of Banca Passadore.
Professor Ferrarini was a member of the Board of Trustees, International Accounting Standards Committee (IASC), London and an independent director at some Italian blue-chip companies (Atlantia, Telecom Italia and TIM).
He was an advisor to the Draghi Commission on Financial Markets Law Reform, to Consob (the Italian Securities Commission) and to the Corporate Governance Committee of the Italian Stock Exchange.
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. He is author of many articles in the fields of financial law, corporate law and business law, and editor of several books, including the recent Capital Markets Union in Europe (with D. Busch and E. Avgouleas).