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Francesco Vella

Full Professor

Department of Legal Studies

Academic discipline: IUS/04 Business Law

Curriculum vitae

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 innovando”. 

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 law.