M.sc in Economics, Law and Business Administration from Bocconi University (magna cum laude) and M.sc in Law (J.D. equivalent) from University of Pavia (magna cum laude). LL.M from the University of Cambridge. Ph.D. in International Law and Economics from Bocconi University. I am Faculty Member of the Ph.D. in Legal Studies, Fellow at BAFFI CAREFIN (Centre for Applied Research on International Markets, Banking, Finance and Regulation), and a member of Bocconi Covid Crisis Lab.
I have been a member of the Milan Bar Association since 2012. In 2021 I was unanimously declared as Full Professor of International Law by the Italian national scientific committee. In 2018 I was unanimously declared as Associate Professor of International Law. For my article Deepening International Systems of Subsidy Control in EU PTAs: A Comparative Analysis. Normative Rationales and Legal Implications, in 23(3) Columbia Journal of European Law, 2016/17, 551, in May 2019, I received the ‘Leonardo Da Vinci Medal’, awarded for the best scientific or artistic original work by an Italian young researcher, as well as the University Bocconi Legal Studies Award 2018. The article is available here.
Apart from my academic appointments, I have served the International Monetary Fund (IMF) as a Technical Assistance Specialist and authored and co-authored reports commissioned by the Council of Europe, the European Commission, the Inter-American Development Bank (IADB), the World Bank, and the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC). I was a member of the Italian delegation to the V Conference of State Parties of the United Nations Convention against Corruption. I am also Attorney-at-Law at the Milan Bar.
In 2021 I obtained the National Scientific Qualification as Full Professor in International Law (ASN-I Fascia) by the Commission's unanimous decision. In a.y. 2020-2021, I was Visiting Professor at the School of Transnational Law at the Peking University and a NWO Grant Visiting Researcher at the Erasmus University of Rotterdam.
I am a generalist public international lawyer with a keen interest in international economic law. Beyond this field, I have worked on a variety of specialist areas, such as the law of treaties; UN maintenance of international peace and security; international criminal law; human rights; and the law of the EU (External action; Common commercial policy, Competition policy).
My research has been published or is forthcoming in journals such as the European Journal of International Law, Leiden Journal of International Law, Virginia Journal of International Law, American Journal of International Law, German Law Journal Revue générale de droit international public, Journal of International Criminal Justice, Columbia Journal of European Law, International Journal of Constitutional Law ICON, and Yearbook of European Law. For my article Deepening International Systems of Subsidy Control in EU PTAs: A Comparative Analysis. Normative Rationales and Legal Implications, (with C. Dordi), in 23(3) Columbia Journal of European Law, 2016/17, 551, in May 2019, I received the ‘Leonardo Da Vinci Medal’, awarded for the best scientific or artistic original work by an Italian young researcher, as well as the University Bocconi Legal Studies Award 2018.
The Security Council and non-state domestic actors: changes in non-forcible measures between international lawmaking and peacebuildingVIRGINIA JOURNAL OF INTERNATIONAL LAW, 2021
On financial nationalism and international law. sovereignty, cooperation and hard/soft governance in international financeEUROPEAN JOURNAL OF INTERNATIONAL LAW, 2020
When the Leviathan goes to the market: a critical evaluation of the rules governing state-owned enterprises in trade agreementsLEIDEN JOURNAL OF INTERNATIONAL LAW, 2020
Deepening international systems of subsidy control: the (different) legal regimes of subsidies in the EU bilateral PTAs.THE COLUMBIA JOURNAL OF EUROPEAN LAW, 2017
Soft law, soft organizations e regolamentazione ‘tecnica’ di problemi di sicurezza pubblica e integrità finanziariaRIVISTA DI DIRITTO INTERNAZIONALE, 2017
I currently teach International Law, Law International Trade and Investment Law, Topics in International and European Law, Comparative Business and European Law, and National and International Institutions Law.