Commerzbank-Stiftung Visiting Professor Prof. Guido Ferrarini giving 2 public Guest Lectures

Prof. Guido Ferrarini is the Commerzbank-Stiftung Visiting Professor at the ILF in the Summer Semester.

Besides teaching our LL.M. Finance students the course "European and Comparative Corporate Governance" from May to July 2013, he will also be delivering 2 public Guest Lectures on 22 May 2013 (Common Banking Supervision in the Eurozone) and 3 July 2013 (Reforming Securities and Derivatives Trading in the EU: Public v. Private Markets).

Prof. Guido Ferrarini is Professor of Business Law and Capital Markets Law at the University of Genoa, Department of Law, and Director of the Centre for Law and Finance. He holds a J. D. (University of Genoa, 1972), an LL.M. (Yale Law School, 1978) and a Dr. jur. (h.c., Ghent University, 2009). He is a founder, director and fellow of the European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI), Brussels. He was a member of the Board of Trustees, International Accounting Standards Committee (IASC) and an independent director at several Italian blue-chip companies. He was an advisor to the Draghi Commission on Financial Markets Law Reform, to Consob (the Italian Securities Commission) and to the Corporate Governance Committee of the Italian Stock Exchange. He has held Visiting Professor positions at several universities in Europe (Bonn, Frankfurt, Hamburg, LSE, UCL, Tilburg and Duisenberg) and the US (Columbia, NYU and Stanford), teaching courses on comparative corporate governance and financial regulation. He is author of many articles in the fields of financial law, corporate law and business law, and editor of several books, including the recent Financial Regulation and Supervision: A Post-crisis Analysis (with E. Wymeersch and K. Hopt).


Topic 1:         Common Banking Supervision in the Eurozone 

Date and Time:         Wednesday, 22 May 2013, 7.30 p.m.


Topic 2:         Reforming Securities and Derivatives Trading in the EU: Public v. Private Markets

Date and Time:         Wednesday, 3 July 2013, 7.30 p.m.


Location: Room “Commerzbank”, Ground Floor, House of Finance, Goethe-University, Campus-Westend, Grüneburgplatz 1, 60323 Frankfurt am Main


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