Luca Enriques

Short Term International Visiting Professor of Law (Fall 2019)

Luca Enriques

Short Term International Visiting Professor of Law (Fall 2019)

Luca Enriques is Professor of Corporate Law at the University of Oxford Faculty of Law and a European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI) Research Fellow. He is a coauthor of The Anatomy of Corporate Law (3rd ed., 2017) and of Principles of Financial Regulation (2016). He has published widely in the fields of corporate law, securities regulation, and banking law, including in the Cornell Law Review, the Journal of Economic Perspectives, the Harvard Business Law Review, and the American Journal of Comparative Law. He has held visiting positions, among others, at Harvard Law School, where he was Nomura Professor of International Financial Systems (2012-13), the University of Cambridge Faculty of Law, the Instituto de Impresa (Madrid), and the Interdisciplinary Center Hertzliya. Before joining the Oxford Faculty of Law, he was Professor of Law at the University of Bologna (2002-07) and at LUISS Guido Carli University in Rome (2013-14), and a consultant to Cleary, Gottlieb, Steen & Hamilton (2003-07).

Throughout his career, he has been involved in public policy work in the area of corporate law and financial regulation. As an officer at the Bank of Italy between 1995 and 1999, he was part of the team that drafted the Consolidated Law on Financial Intermediation, also known as the Draghi Law. He advised the Italian Ministry of the Economy and Finance on corporate and financial markets law issues throughout the years (2000-2006; 2014-16; 2017-18). Between 2007 and 2012 he was a commissioner at Consob, the Italian securities and exchange commission. At the European Union level, he was a member of the Forum of Market Experts on Auditors’ Liability set up by the European Commission (2005-07) and of the European Commission-appointed Reflection Group on the Future of EU Company Law (2010-11). He has recently been confirmed for a second term as a member of the Consultative Working Group of ESMA’s Standing Committee on Financial Innovation.


Bocconi University, Italy, PhD, 1999
Harvard Law School, LL.M., 1996
University of Bologna, Italy, LL.B., 1993

Areas of Expertise

Corporate Law
Comparative Corporate Governance
Financial Regulation