Professor Ventoruzzo teaches corporate law and securities regulation at Bocconi University where he is the director of the Ph.D. in Business Law and the vice-director of the Paolo Baffi Center on Central Banking and Financial Regulation. He holds a laurea degree in Economics and Business Administration from Bocconi University, Milan, Italy, and a Law Degree (J.D.) from Università Statale di Milano. He obtained an LL.M. from the Yale Law School, New Haven, CT, and completed graduate studies at the Sorbonne University of Paris and the Michigan Law School among other schools. He also holds a Ph.D. in Corporate Law from the University of Brescia. His research and teaching activities focus on the area of business law in a comparative perspective. He has published more than 30 articles, book chapters, and books in Italian, English and French, in some of the major U.S. and European law reviews, including, among others, the New York University Business Law Journal, the University of Pennsylvania Business Law Journal, the European Company and Financial Law Review, the Revue des sociétés and the Rivista delle società. He is a member of the boards of editors of several Italian peered-reviewed law journals and a member of the scientific advisory committees of the Italian Association of Independent Directors and of the Italian Association of Financial Analysts. He has taught and lectured at different law schools and universities in Europe, the U.S. and Asia, including among others: Oxford University (U.K.), Hamburg University (Germany), Fudan University (China), LSU Law School (USA), Esade Law School (Spain), in addition to several Italian universities. A member of the Italian bar and a CPA, he has been a legal consultant for the Italian Stock Exchange (London Stock Exchange Group) since 2001, has served as an expert in the committee that drafted the Italian Code of Corporate Governance, and has been a member of the board of directors of one of the leading Italian investment banks and of an investment fund in Italy. He also served as an expert witness on comparative business law in U.S.-based litigation procedures. He has been frequently interviewed by the media on current developments of corporate and business law in Europe and in the U.S.

Professor Marco Ventoruzzo

Professor Marco Ventoruzzo
Vice Director, Paolo Baffi Center on Financial Regulation
Bocconi University


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