Department of Law
University of Genoa
Paolo Saguato is a Research Fellow at Georgetown Law Center at the International Economic Institute.
His research and teaching interests are in the field of business law and regulation, and span financial law and regulation as well as banking law and regulation. More specifically, his research examines the dynamics of financial systems and global financial regulation, the organizational and capital structure of systemically important firms, the role of financial derivatives and financial innovation, and the intersections between private and public regulation of financial markets. Over the past few years, he has focused his research on post-crisis reforms of securities and derivatives, with a particular emphasis on financial market infrastructures and the shadow banking system.
Before joining Georgetown, Paolo Saguato was a Fellow in Financial Regulation at the London School of Economic and Political Science, where he received a teaching award in 2016. He joined the LSE after a year as a Global Hauser Fellow at New York University School of Law where he was affiliated with the Center for Financial Institutions. From 2012 to 2013 he was a Visiting Researcher at St. John’s College – University of Oxford and from 2011 to 2012 he attended Yale Law School as a Fulbright Scholar where he was a Senior Editor of the Yale Journal of Regulation. He holds a Ph.D. in ‘Private, Business, and International Law’ from the University of Genoa, a LL.M. degree from Yale Law School and a Law Degree (summa cum laude) from the University of Genoa.