Born in Naples in 1957, Giuliana Scognamiglio became full professor in 1990. Since 1995 she has held the Chair of Business Law at the Sapienza University of Roma, Faculty of Political Sciences, where she has been teaching Business Law, Corporation Law and Antitrust Law. Her main fields of scientific interest are: groups of companies; mergers and divisions; corporate accounting following IAS/IFRS; corporate bankruptcy and reorganization. From 1986 to 1993 she has been a member of the Commission for the implementation of the EU directives on company law, chaired by professor Floriano d’Alessandro. As from 2009 she is the secretary of the Italian Association of Business Law University Professors.