Gaia Balp is an Assistant Professor of Business Law at Bocconi University Milan. Her scholarship mainly focuses on corporate law and securities regulation and comprizes articles published or to be published in the European Company and Financial law Review, The University of Illinois Journal of Law Technology & Policy, and Italian leading law journals (e.g. Analisi Giuridica dell'Economia, Banca Borsa e Titoli di Credito, Rivista di Diritto Civile, Rivista delle Società). She has also authored a book on Proxy Advisors. Some representative projects include retail investor engagement in the US and the EU, high-frequency trading in equity markets, and early warning tools in preventive restructuring frameworks . Professor Balp is a member of the Faculty of the Ph.D. in Legal Studies at Bocconi University.