Federico Riganti

Federico Riganti is CELIS Assistant Country Reporter for Italy.

Federico Riganti obtained his Master Degree in Law – summa cum laude – at the University of Turin in 2010, discussing a thesis on the Islamic Finance sector. In 2016, he was awarded with a Ph.D. in Company Law and Capital Market Regulations at the University of Bologna (final grade: excellent). In Bologna, he defended a thesis on “Corporate Governance and Internal Control System of Banks. Developments in the Regulatory Framework from the Consolidated Banking Act to the Prudential Supervisory Dispositions for Banks”. He carried out the research for the aforementioned thesis in Italy and in the U.S., thanks to a visiting period in 2014 at Fordham University Law School in New York, where he focused his studies on the peculiarities of the U.S. System on the subject matter. This research period formed the basis for his first and second monographs, both focused on certain aspects of banking corporate governance and on banking (and in general financial) regulation and supervision within Europe.

Currently, he serves as a Research Associate (ricercatore) at the University of Turin. He is also Adjunct Professor at ESCP Europe Business School, in the course “Contract and Business Law in Europe”. Reference made to his other affiliations, he is an Associate Researcher of the European Banking Institute (EBI), and inter alia member of the European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI), of the SIRD (Società italiana per la ricerca nel diritto comparato), and of the Association Henri Capitant des amis de la culture juridique française. He is also working as associate lawyer in a Law Firm in Turin-Milan-Rome, where he deals daily with practical issues concerning banking and financial market regulations.

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