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Professor Guido Ferrarini

Professor of Business Law and Capital Markets Law
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Guido Ferrarini, Professor of Business Law and Capital Markets Law, University of Genoa
Founder member of the ECGI : ECGI Fellow (2005) : ECGI Research Associate (2004) :

Professor Guido Ferrarini is Professor of Business Law and Capital Markets Law at the University of Genoa, Department of Law and Director of Centre for Law and Finance.

He graduated from Genoa Law School in 1972; LL.M., Yale Law School, 1978. He was awarded a Dr. jur. h.c. from Ghent University in 2009. He held Visiting Professorships at several universities in Europe (Bonn, Frankfurt, Ghent, Hamburg, LSE, UCL, Tilburg and Duisenberg) and the US (Columbia, NYU and Stanford), teaching courses on comparative corporate governance and financial regulation.

A lawyer, he was admitted to the Supreme Court of Cassation. He is Board member of Banca Passadore & C. s.p.a. and Chairman of Epic s.p.a.. He was a member of the Board of Trustees, International Accounting Standards Committee (IASC) and an advisor to the Corporate Governance Committee of the Italian Stock Exchange. He was Chairman of EuroTLX SIM S.p.A. and Independent Director of Atlantia s.p.a. and Telecom Italia s.p.a .

He is the author of several books and articles in the fields of financial law, corporate law and business law.

Research Interests
Business law and regulation
Corporate law
Executive remuneration
Financial markets law

ECGI Working Papers (Click title for more details)
Understanding the Role of Corporate Governance in Financial Institutions: A Research Agenda ECGI Law Working Paper 347/2017 March 2017
Measuring Compliance with Executive Remuneration Standards at Controlled Corporations ECGI Law Working Paper 331/2016 November 2016
Single Supervision and the Governance of Banking Markets ECGI Law Working Paper 294/2015 June 2015
CRD IV and the Mandatory Structure of Bankersí Pay ECGI Law Working Paper 289/2015 April 2015
Executive Remuneration. A Comparative Overview ECGI Law Working Paper 268/2014 October 2014
Regulating Financial Market Infrastructures ECGI Law Working Paper 259/2014 June 2014
Independent directors and controlling shareholders around the world ECGI Law Working Paper 258/2014 May 2014
Common Banking Supervision in the Eurozone: Strengths and Weaknesses ECGI Law Working Paper 223/2013 August 2013
The European Corporate Governance Framework: Issues and Perspectives ECGI Law Working Paper 214/2013 May 2013
Economics, Politics, and the International Principles for Sound Compensation Practices. An Analysis of Executive Pay at European Banks ECGI Law Working Paper 169/2010 November 2010
Regulating Multinational Banks in Europe: An Assessment of the New Supervisory Framework ECGI Law Working Paper 158/2010 May 2010
A Simple Theory of Takeover Regulation in the United States and Europe ECGI Law Working Paper 139/2010 January 2010
Understanding Directors' Pay in Europe: A Comparative and Empirical Analysis ECGI Law Working Paper 126/2009 June 2009
One Share - One Vote: A European Rule? ECGI Law Working Paper 058/2006 January 2006
Financial Scandals and the Role of Private Enforcement: The Parmalat Case ECGI Law Working Paper 040/2005 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)
Executive Remuneration in the EU: The Context for Reform ECGI Law Working Paper 032/2005 April 2005
Corporate Governance Changes in the 20th Century: A View from Italy ECGI Law Working Paper 029/2005 March 2005
Executive Remuneration in the EU: Comparative Law and Practice ECGI Law Working Paper 009/2003 June 2003

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