Education

High school degree in Humanities, Liceo classico Orazio Flacco, Bari, 1986

 

Degree in Law, University of Bari, Magna cum Laude, 1990

 

Ph.D. in Comparative Private Law, University of Trento, 1996

 

Post-doc in Comparative Private Law, University of Trento, 1997-98

Academic career and teaching activities

Research fellow in Private law, Faculty of Economics, University of Trento (1999-2002)

Contract Professor in Law and Economics, Free University Carlo Cattaneo (LIUC), Castellanza (1999-2001)

Associate Professor of Comparative Private Law, Faculty of Law, University of Trento (2002-2019)

Full Professor of Comparative Private Law, Faculty of Law, University of Trento (from 2019)

 

Teaching in Italy

Private law (Department of Economics and Management, University of Trento)

Business Contracts (Department of Economics and Management, University of Trento)

Law and Economics (Department of Economics and Management, University of Trento)

International Contracts (Department of Economics and Management, University of Trento)

Introduction to Law and Regulation (Department of Economics and Management, University of Trento)

Comparative Energy Law (Faculty of Law, University of Trento)

Business and Consumer Transactions (Faculty of Law, University of Trento)

 

Teaching abroad:

EU Regulation: A Comparative Perspective, 45 hours, Visiting Professor, Federal University of Minas Gerais, Faculty of Law, Belo Horizonte, Brazil (scholarship from Fundação de Amparo à Pesquisa do Estado de Minas Gerais – FAPEMIG) (February-March 2017)

Comparative Energy Law, 10 hours, University of Lisbon, Faculty of Law, Erasmus Plus Programme ( September 2017)

Research interests

Economic analysis of contract law

Comparative contract law

Regulation of network industries (energy, water and electronic communications)

Law and technology

Law and development

Methodology of comparative law

Contractual strategies for global trade

Awards and honours

Professor Colaborador, Programa de Pós-graduação, Faculty of Law, Federal University of Minas Gerais, Belo Horizonte, Brazil (from 2018)

Other work

Seconded national expert at European Commission, DG Energy, Energy Policy Coordination Unit (October 2014-October 2015)