Raffaele D’Ambrosio was born in Salerno on the 4thJanuary 1964 and in December 1986 graduated with honour (110/110 cum laude) at the Law School of the LUISS University in Rome.
In September 1992 he joined the Legal Services Directorate of the Banca d’Italia, where he currently holds the position of Senior Legal Counsel. He is responsible for advising and arguing cases – before the lower and higher Courts – in the areas of banking and financial supervision, and for advising the Italian members of EBA’s and ECB’s governing bodies on regulatory issues related to prudential matters. He constantly acts as a trainer for internal training programmes at the Banca d’Italia, focusing on regulatory developments in the field of prudential supervision and allocation of tasks and responsibilities amongst EU institutions.
During his professional career he also worked for the Legal Services Directorate of the European Central Bank (December 2012 to September 2013) where he was in charge of drafting the regulatory framework for the cooperation between the European Central Bank and the National Competent Authorities within the Single Supervisory Mechanism. He also worked for the Italian Markets Authority (Consob) from November 1986 to September 1992, where he was in charge, amongst others, of drafting Consob’s regulations implementing the 1991 Italian Law on Investment Firms and Regulated Markets.
He has an extensive academic experience. He has been appointed Professor of Financial Institutions’ Law at the University of Bologna (1999-2000) and Professor of Banking Law at the University of Viterbo (2000-2001). He has also worked, since 1997, on several research projects in the field of banking and financial regulation and supervision. Currently, he is a Member of EuBAR, a research group established by the University of Luxembourg to conduct a research on the administrative and criminal sanctions in the European Banking Union, and also a Member of the Advisory Board of the European Banking Institute. He is regularly invited as a speaker in LL.M. programs on Business and Company Law, Italian Law of Markets in Financial Instruments and Global Markets Regulation.
He is author of numerous essays on commercial law, banking law and financial law.