Luca Enriques Joins ECGI Board
The European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI) held its Annual Members’ Meeting in Berlin this week (3 - 4 May), bringing together international academics and practitioners in the field of corporate governance for a programme that included a panel, a debate, a dinner, a general assembly, a lecture and a prize-giving, hosted by ESMT Berlin.
Amongst the proceedings, was the appointment of Luca Enriques, Allen & Overy Professor of Corporate Law, University of Oxford, Faculty of Law, to the board of ECGI.
Prof. Enriques studied law at the University of Bologna before completing his LLM at Harvard Law School and working at the Bank of Italy while at the same time earning a Doctorate degree in Business Law at Bocconi University. He then became a member of the University of Bologna Faculty of Law (1999-2013). During that period, 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 Union policy initiatives. He was a Commissioner at Consob, the Italian Securities and Exchange Commission between 2007 and 2012 and Professor of Business Law at LUISS University, Department of Law, in Rome in 2013-14.
He has held visiting posts at various academic institutions including Harvard Law School, Cornell Law School, the Instituto de Impresa in Madrid, the Radzyner School of Law at the Interdisciplinary Center Herzliya and the University of Cambridge Faculty of Law. He has published widely in the fields of company law, corporate governance and financial regulation. He is the Editor of the ECGI Working Paper Series in Law, an ECGI Research Fellow, and one of the founding academic editors of the Oxford Business Law Blog.
Speaking at the event, Professor Marco Becht, Executive Director, ECGI said
ECGI extends a warm welcome to Luca Enriques who has been a long-standing member of ECGI. As Editor of the ECGI Working Paper Law Series and a member of the Research Committee, Luca already contributes generously of his time to the organisation and we look forward to his input on the board as ECGI continues to develop its activities in the years ahead.
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