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Professor of Business Law
Department of Law
University of Genoa
Via Balbi, 22, 16126 Genoa, Italy
Telephone +39 010 2099951, Fax +39 010 2099890
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, director and fellow of the European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI), Brussels.
He is chairman of EuroTLX (a multilateral trading facility) 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 several 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, 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 Financial Regulation and Supervision: A Post-crisis Analysis (with E. Wymeersch and K. Hopt).