Giovanni Strampelli is Full Professor of Business Law and Director of the PhD in Legal Studies at Bocconi University, Milan. He teaches and writes in the fields of corporate law, accounting law, bankruptcy law and securities regulation. He is a member of the editorial board of the following Italian law journals Orizzonti del Diritto commerciale and Rivista delle società. He has been a visiting scholar at numerous research institutes and universities, including the Max Planck Institute for Tax Law and Public Finance in Munich, the Max Planck Institute for Comparative and International Private Law in Hamburg and the University of Oxford. He is a member of the Board of Directors of the Italian Association of Business Law Professors.