Pierre De Gioia-Carabellese

Pierre De Gioia-Carabellese is currently Associate Professor of Business Law at Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh, Adjunct Professor of International Financial Law at Padua – MSc in International Trade, and Adjunct Professor in Law of M&A at Ca’ Foscari, Venice. Pierre has acquired extensive professional expertise advising banks, financial institutions and multinationals across a breadth of financial services sectors (derivatives; credit derivatives; loan finance; structured finance; regulatory and capital markets transactions such M&A, takeovers, IPOs). Previous roles include Head of Corporate and Investment Banking Legal Department, Deutsche Bank Italy (2003/2006); Senior Associate, Baker & McKenzie LLP (2000/2003); Associate Legal Department, San Paolo IMI Bank (1998/2000); and Associate Legal Department, IMI Istituto Mobiliare Italiano (1994/1998). He holds, among others, a Juris Doctor summa cum laude, a LL.M. and a Ph.D. in Banking and Financial Law (Siena). He is also a qualified lawyer in Italy (Avvocato) and Scotland (Solicitor and Notary Public). He has also contributed more than 50 publications covering areas such as banking and financial law; company law; employment law; and comparative analysis in law. He is a member of the Editorial Board of Rivista Trimestrale di Diritto dell’Economia and is also the co-author of the leading textbook 'European Banking and Financial Law' (Routledge, 2015). 

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