Professor Luca Enriques

Professor of Corporate Law

Luca Enriques is Professor of Corporate Law, in association with Jesus College. He studied law at the University of Bologna before completing his LLM at Harvard Law School and working at the Bank of Italy while at the same time earning a Doctorate degree in Business Law at Bocconi University. He then became a member of the University of Bologna Faculty of Law (1999-2012).

During that period, he was a consultant to Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton and an adviser to the Italian Ministry of the Economy and Finance on matters relating to corporate, banking and securities law with a special focus on European Union policy initiatives. He was a Commissioner at Consob, the Italian Securities and Exchange Commission between 2007 and 2012 and Professor of Business Law at LUISS University, Department of Law, in Rome in 2013-14.

He has held visiting appointments at various academic institutions including Harvard Law School, where he was Nomura Visiting Professor of International Financial Systems (2012-13), Cornell Law School (where he was a John Oling Fellow for short stays in 1999 and 2000), the Instituto de Impresa in Madrid (2005), the Radzyner School of Law at the Interdisciplinary Center Herzliya (2013-14), the University of Cambridge Faculty of Law (2015), Columbia Law School (2016 and 2019), and the University of Sydney Law School (2019).

He has published widely in the fields of company law, corporate governance and financial regulation. He is a European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI) Research Fellow, a member of ECGI's board, the chair of its Research Committee, a Fellow Academic Member of the European Banking Institute, where he co-chairs its FinTech Task Force, and one of the founding academic editors of the Oxford Business Law Blog.