Professor Andrea Zoppini

Andrea ZoppiniAndrea Zoppini is a Full Professor at Università di Roma Tre Faculty of Law, where he teaches Economic Analysis of Law (Franco Romani school) and Private Comparative Law. He also teaches, with Rebecca Spitzmiller, International Business Contracts and International Arbitration.�From 1998 to 2001 he was a professor of Private Law Institutions and Private Comparative Law at the Università di Sassari.

His scientific activity focuses primarily on private economic law, with an approach that carefully considers comparative and EU-related aspects as well as those involving economic analysis. He's held seminars and conferences in Italy and abroad and has published and edited numerous books and articles in Italian and foreign law journals.

Andrea Zoppini studied at the Universities of Cambridge and Heidelberg; he was visiting scholar at the Yale University Law School (1994-1995) and at New York University (2000). He is part of the editorial board of the "Rivista di diritto civile" and of the Rivista di diritto privato. He is a member of the Società Italiana degli Studiosi del Diritto Civile, of the Associazione Disiano Preite per lo studio del diritto dell'impresa and of the Associazione italiani dei Comparatisti.

He is qualified to practice at Italy's Court of Cassation and is consultant to important law firms and corporate groups; for several years he has written on themes regarding business law for the daily paper il Sole 24 Ore. Currently he serves as legal Advisor at Italy's Presidency of the Council of Ministers. He has been a member of the Commission for the reform of company law and served on numerous study commissions for institutes at Italian Ministries and oversight Authorities. He directed the research for business enterprises commissioned by the Chamber of Deputies of the National Council of the Economy and Labor (which was published in the parliamentary proceedings in 2000). He is a member of the Network of Stakeholder Experts on the Common Frame of Reference (CFR-net) Institute of the European Community.