Press Release – EBI welcomes Pr. Luca Enriques as a Fellow Academic Member

The European Banking Institute is very happy to welcome Pr. Luca Enriques as a Fellow Academic Member. Further to its Academic Members who represent the Universities which are members of the EBI, the Fellow Academic Members are part of the academic membership and have a seat in the Academic Board. They contribute to the activities of the EBI through their personal areas of research and activities and reinforce the EBI academic community in its endeavours towards cross-EU research and contribution to the policy debate. Pr. Luca Enriques, further to his role as Fellow Academic Member, will co-chair the EBI Task Force on FinTech with Pr. Dirk Zetzsche.

Luca Enriques is the Allen & Overy Professor of Corporate Law at the University of Oxford, Faculty of Law, and a Professorial Fellow at Jesus College, Oxford.

He has held visiting posts at various academic institutions including Harvard Law School, where he was Nomura Visiting Professor of International Financial Systems (2012-13), Cornell Law School (1999 and 2000), the Instituto de Impresa in Madrid (2005), the Radzyner School of Law at the Interdisciplinary Center Herzliya (2013-14), the University of Cambridge FacPress Release – Fellow Academic Member Pr Enriquesulty of Law (2014-15) and the University of Sydney Law School (2019).

Professor Enriques is a Research Fellow and member of the Board of the European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI). He is one of the founding academic editors of the Oxford Business Law Blog.

He has published widely in the fields of company law, corporate governance and financial regulation.

Professor Enriques studied law at the University of Bologna before completing his LLM at Harvard Law School and working at the Bank of Italy while at the same time earning a Doctorate degree in Business Law at Bocconi University. He then became a member of the University of Bologna Faculty of Law (1999-2012). During that period, he was a consultant to Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton and an adviser to the Italian Ministry of the Economy and Finance on matters relating to corporate, banking and securities law with a special focus on European Union policy initiatives. He was a Commissioner at Consob, the Italian Securities and Exchange Commission between 2007 and 2012 and Professor of Business Law at LUISS University, Department of Law, in Rome in 2013-2014.

Professor Enriques declared that he is “thrilled to join leading European banking law scholars in the EBI and is looking forward to working with them on top-quality research and policy-related projects.”

International Summer School Banking & Capital Markets Law


The International Summer School on Banking & Financial Law 2019 wants to promote debate and dialogue between young researchers and professionals in relation to issues concerning regulation and supervision of financial institutions and financial markets.

Application deadline: 30th May 2019

Open to: PhD researchers, post‐docs, junior faculty members and young professionals

Venue: Università Cattolica in Milan & Villa Vigoni at Como Lake

Date: 22nd to 26th July 2019

Call for Papers – EBI Young Researchers Annual Workshop on Banking and Financial Regulation

22 and 23 February 2019

Goethe University, Campus Westend, Frankfurt am Main, Germany

We are pleased to launch a call for papers for the first EBI Young Researchers Annual Workshop on banking and financial regulation, which will be hosted on 22 and 23 February 2019 in Frankfurt.

We invite PhD researchers and other early-career researchers in law, economics and related disciplines to submit paper proposals pertaining to EU banking or financial regulation. Successful applicants will have the opportunity to present their research to a panel of experts. Topics of interest include, but are not limited to, Capital Markets Union, Banking Union, Governance of Financial Institutions, Monetary Policy, Prudential Regulation, Judicial Review, Shadow Banking, FinTech, Cross-border issues (e.g. related to Brexit).

The Workshop is sponsored by the European Banking Institute (EBI), which will host its fourth Global Annual Conference on Banking Regulation on 21 and 22 February 2019 in Frankfurt. The EBI Young Researchers Workshop will benefit from the participation of senior scholars and experienced practitioners attending the EBI Global Annual Conference. Both EBI professors and conference participants will act as discussants to the papers selected for presentation in the Workshop.

Authors can submit paper abstracts to [email protected] and [email protected]. The deadline for submission is 18:00 hrs. (CET), 9 January 2019. The abstracts shall be between 250 and 500 words long and include contact information, a clearly defined topic, research question, methodology and hypothesis. Please, indicate also up to 5 keywords and JEL Classification, if relevant. Accepted papers will be announced by 18 January 2019 and a full draft paper (between 10,000 and 20,000 words) will be due by 18:00 hrs. (CET), 8 February 2019.

Accepted contributions will participate in the selection of the “EBI YRG Annual Best Paper Award”. The best paper will be included, after the applicable revision procedure, in the EBI Working Paper Series on SSRN.

The Young Researchers Group (YRG) of the EBI is an inter-disciplinary and international platform for exchange and mutual learning for early stage researchers in the rapidly developing area of banking and financial law and policy. Under the wings of the EBI, the YRG conducts research and promotes dialogue between young researchers in relation to issues pertaining to banking and financial regulation. Members of the YRG of the EBI have the opportunity to present their research during several events a year, to meet scholars, regulators and industry representatives, to discuss their research with them, to organise events and to publish research papers with the EBI.

Please feel free to forward this call for papers to interested PhD and post-doctoral researchers within your network or institution.

Should you have any further questions, please do not hesitate to contact us via email.

Best wishes,

Young Researchers Group – European Banking Institute

Members YRG 2018

Ioannis G. Asimakopoulos (University of Luxembourg), Nikolai Badenhoop (Humboldt University of Berlin), Maria Ana Barata (European University Institute), Evariest Callens (Ghent University), María Cecilia del Barrio Arleo (University of Trento), Daniel Detzer (University Oldenburg), Tsany Ratna Dewi (University of Luxembourg), Elena Ghibellini (University of Bologna), Petja Ivanova (Heidelberg University), Lynette G.A. Janssen (Leiden University), Roderic Kermarec (University of Oxford), Lukas Koehler (University of Munich), Edoardo Martino (Erasmus University Rotterdam), Ana Odorovic (University of Hamburg), Katarzyna Parchimowicz (University of Wroclaw), Francesca Pellegrini (University Carlos III of Madrid), Promitheas Peridis (European University Institute), Agnieszka Smoleńska (European University Institute), Ross Spence (Leiden University), Jouke T. Tegelaar (Leiden University).

Press Release – EBI welcomes Fellow Academic Members

The European Banking Institute (EBI) is happy to welcome three new Fellow Academic Members. Further to its Academic Members who represent the Universities that are members of the EBI, the Fellow Academic Members are part of the academic membership and have a seat in the Academic Board. They contribute to the activities of the EBI through their personal areas of research and activities and reinforce the EBI academic community in its endeavours towards cross-EU research and contribution to the policy debate.


Professor Jens-Hinrich Binder has been Professor of Private Law, Commercial and Economic Law at Eberhard Karls University of Tübingen (Germany) since 2013. Having graduated from Albert Ludwigs University of Freiburg in 2000, he read for an LL.M. in Banking and Finance Law at the London School of Economics and Political Science (2000-01), before completing his PhD in law (Dr. iur.) at Freiburg in 2003. From 2011-2013, he held a Chair in Private Law, Company and Banking Law at EBS Law School in Wiesbaden. His research interests are in the areas of banking and financial law, as well as company law and securities law. He has published two monographs on bank resolution and regulatory strategies in company law, respectively, edited several volumes in both German and English on matters of banking and commercial law, and published a large number of articles and contributions on these and related subjects. He serves on the editorial board of ZBB/JBB – Zeitschrift für Bankrechtund Journal Bankbetrieb, Journal of Banking Law and Banking, a German banking law review, and has been appointed to a group of legal experts advising the German Federal Ministry of Finance on matters of financial law. He has lectured at universities in the United Kingdom, the United States, the Netherlands, Greece, Italy, and the People’s Republic of China, as well as government and supra-national agencies.


Professor Christos Gortsos is Professor of Public Economic Law at the Law School of the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens and Visiting Professor of International and EU Financial Law at the European Institute of the University of Saarland. The main fields of his research interests and teaching include international and EU monetary and financial law, central banking law, financial regulation and institutional economics, fields in which he has also published extensively. Inter alia, he is also Research Partner in the University Research Priority Program (URPP): Financial Market Regulation of the University of Zürich, has teaching assignments at the European Institute of that University and is a member of the Committee on International Monetary Law of the ILA (MoComILA). For the period September – October 2018 he was elected as Academic Visitor at St Antony’s College (Oxford University).


Professor Georg Ringe is Director of the Institute of Law & Economics at the University of Hamburg. He is also a Visiting Professor of the University of Oxford, Faculty of Law. In Oxford, he is a Visiting Research Fellow at the Institute of European and Comparative Law and an associate member of the Oxford-Man Institute of Quantitative Finance. Professor Ringe is also a Research Member of the European Corporate Governance Institute. His research focuses on European and global issues of corporate and financial law. He is editor of the Journal of Financial Regulation, which is been published by Oxford University Press since 2015.

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