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Professor Luca Enriques

Allen & Overy Professor of Corporate Law
Faculty of Law, University of Oxford
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Luca Enriques, Allen & Overy Professor of Corporate Law , Faculty of Law, University of Oxford
ECGI Fellow (2014) :

Luca Enriques is the Allen & Overy Professor of Corporate Law at the University of Oxford Faculty of Law. Formerly, he was Professor of Business Law at the Department of Law (2013-14) of LUISS (Rome), Nomura Visiting Professor of International Financial Systems at Harvard Law School (2012-13) and Professor of Business Law at the University of Bologna Faculty of Law (1999-2012). From 2007 to 2012 he was a commissioner at Consob, the Italian Securities and Exchange Commission. Before then, he was a consultant to Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton and an adviser to the Italian Ministry of the Economy and Finance on matters relating to corporate, banking and securities law with a special focus on European policy initiatives. Appointed by the European Commission as a member of the Forum of Market Experts on Auditors' Liability (2005-2007) and of the Reflection Group on the Future of EU Company Law (2010-2011), he has frequently taken part as a panellist to European Union hearings and conferences on corporate governance and securities law. He worked at the Bank of Italy in the banking supervision department between 1996 and 1999.

Research Interests
Corporate governance
Corporate law
EU company law
Mergers and acquisitions
Securities regulation

ECGI Working Papers (Click title for more details)
Regulation and self-regulation of related party transactions in Italy: An empirical analysis ECGI Finance Working Paper 415/2014 March 2014
The Basic Governance Structure: The Interests of Shareholders as a Class ECGI Law Working Paper 337/2017 January 2017
Bank Governance ECGI Law Working Paper 316/2016 June 2016
Related Party Transactions: Policy Options and Real-World Challenges (With a Critique of the European Commission Proposal) ECGI Law Working Paper 267/2014 October 2014
Creeping Acquisitions in Europe: Enabling Companies to Be Better Safe than Sorry ECGI Law Working Paper 264/2014 September 2014
Disclosure and Financial Market Regulation ECGI Law Working Paper 252/2014 April 2014
Quack Corporate Governance, Round III? Bank Board Regulation Under the New European Capital Requirement Directive ECGI Law Working Paper 249/2014 March 2014
Institutional Investor Activism in a Context of Concentrated Ownership and High Private Benefits of Control: the Case of Italy ECGI Law Working Paper 225/2013 January 2014
A New EU Business Combination Form to Facilitate Cross-Border M&A: The Compulsory Share Exchange ECGI Law Working Paper 218/2013 July 2013
The Case for an Unbiased Takeover Law (with an Application to the European Union) ECGI Law Working Paper 212/2013 May 2013
The Governance of Financial Supervisors: Improving Responsiveness to Market Developments ECGI Law Working Paper 171/2010 December 2010
Modernizing Italy's Corporate Governance Institutions: Mission Accomplished? ECGI Law Working Paper 123/2009 May 2009
Issuer Choice in Europe ECGI Law Working Paper 090/2007 October 2007
Constraining Dominant Shareholders' Self-Dealing: The Legal Framework in France, Germany, and Italy ECGI Law Working Paper 088/2007 October 2007
How the Old World Encountered the New One: Regulatory Competition and Cooperation in European Corporate and Bankruptcy Law ECGI Law Working Paper 063/2006 February 2006
Company Law Harmonization Reconsidered: What Role for the EC? ECGI Law Working Paper 053/2005 November 2005
EC Company Law Directives and Regulations: How Trivial Are They? ECGI Law Working Paper 039/2005 May 2005 This Working Paper is based upon a draft prepared for the EU Corporate Law Making Conference (Cambridge, October 29-30, 2004) organized by Harvard Law School and the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH Zurich)
Silence Is Golden: The European Company Statute as a Catalyst for Company Law Arbitrage ECGI Law Working Paper 007/2003 March 2003

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