Professor Andrea Zorzi
Andrea is an aggregate professor (tenure-track) of Business Law at the University of Florence. Previously, he worked at the University Ca’ Foscari Venezia. Andrea has received his Ph.D. from the University of Brescia (2006) and an LL.M. from the New York University (2007). Until recently, he practiced as an independent attorney-at-law in Venice, dealing with litigation in company and bankruptcy law and with the reorganisation of distressed companies. He leads a research project on ‘Minority shareholder protection and list voting in Italy’ and represents the University of Florence as a Co-Leader, with UNIDROIT, of the ‘Human-Centered Business Model’ project, promoted by the Global Forum on Law, Justice and Development at the World Bank and now coordinated by OECD Development Center. In the past, he has participated in an expert group for the Italian Ministry of Economy and Finance on Capital Markets Regulation and was a member of the team that carried out the European research project “Contractualised Distress Resolution in the Shadow of the Law”, coordinated by the University of Florence, from 2016 to 2018 (www.codire.eu). His research focuses on company and insolvency law, where he has published numerously.