Gianpaolo Ciervo is a lawyer in Milan and a senior associate at BonelliErede law firm with extensive experience in Debt Restructuring, Bankruptcy Law and Corporate Law. He holds a J.D. summa cum laude from University of Turin (Italy), a Ph.D. in Corporate Law and Financial Markets from University of Bologna (Italy) where he discussed a thesis titled “Non-executive directors in companies limited by shares” and an LL.M. in Corporate Governance and Practice from Stanford University (United States). Dr. Ciervo is a member of the Advisory Board of the University of Bologna Law Review and author of publications concerning Corporate and Bankruptcy Law. His current research mainly focuses on directors' duties and liabilities, Bankruptcy Law and Debt Restructuring.