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.”