Professor Francesco Vella holds a Ph.D in Business
Law from Bocconi University in Milan. He was first appointed as
Professor of Company law at the University of Modena in 1992
where he taught until 1998. Since then he is full Professor of Company Law and Financial Markets Regulation at the Faculty of Law of the University of Bologna.
He has published widely in the fields of banking
law, company law and financial markets law.
He recently edited (with G. Olivieri and G. Presti) a
handbook of Italian company law; he co-edited (with G. Mosco) the book
“Imprese e investitori, crescita, tutele, interessi” and (with F.
Cafaggi) the book “Finanziamento delle PMI: crescere
He is member of the editorial board of the Italian reviews
of banking and business law “Banca, Borsa, Titoli di
Credito” and “Mercato Concorrenza e Regole”. He is co-editor of the
reviews “Banca, impresa e Società”, “Giurisprudenza
Commerciale” and “Analisi Giuridica dell'economia”, which he
contributed to found. He is also member of editorial board of the
web site “la voce.info”.
He is Charter member of “Disiano Preite Association” for studies
in business law.
He is barrister specialized in commercial, banking and company