Genoa Centre for Law and Finance

Michele Siri

Michele Siri

Professor of Business Law and Jean Monnet
Chair on EU Financial and Insurance Markets Regulation
University of Genoa – Department of Law

Via Balbi, 22, 16126 Genoa, Italy



Michele Siri is a full professor of Business Law and holds the Jean Monnet Chair on European Union Financial and Insurance Markets Regulation at the University of Genoa (Italy), which has been assigned by the European Commission for teaching and research activities devoted to the EU financial services law. He is also an adjunct professor of financial institutions and markets law at Luigi Bocconi University in Milan. Michele Siri is an academic member of ECGI, the European Corporate Governance Institute in Brussels and an academic fellow of EBI, the European Banking Institute in Frankfurt.

He has published widely in the fields of insurance and financial services law, and he has served as an adviser to and participated in expert working groups initiated by public institutions, such as the Italian Government and the Italian Supervisory Authorities, on financial and insurance markets regulation with a particular focus on European Union policy initiatives.  In the private sector, he has fulfilled independent director role for boards both of financial institutions and listed companies. He an academic member of the scientific committee at Nedcommunity, the Italian association of non-executive and independent board members.

Michele Siri was appointed in 2018 by EIOPA, the European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Authority, as a member of the of the Board of Appeal of the European Supervisory Authorities. Previously, at ESMA, the European Securities and Markets Authority, Michele Siri served as a member of the Consultative Working Group for Investor Protection and Intermediaries Standing Committee (IPISC). Since 2019 Michele Siri is an academic member of the advisory committee of the Italian Financial Markets Authority (CONSOB), which has been set up to express opinions on regulatory subjects as well as on strategic issues.

His academic publications deal with insurance, financial markets, corporate law topics.  The primary research interests concern the corporate governance of financial institutions, investor protection, and the regulation of financial and insurance intermediaries. He is a guest contributor to the Oxford Business Law Blog.

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