Maria Ana Barata
Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies
Maria Ana Barata (EUI, FBF) is a Research Associate at the Florence School of Banking and Finance, part of the Robert Schuman Centre at the European University Institute (EUI), in Florence, Italy, since January 2020. She is also a Policy Adviser at the Prudential Policy and Supervision Department of the European Banking Federation since September 2022. Maria defended her Ph.D. thesis in June 2021 at the EUI Law Department on ‘“Between a Rock and a Hard Place. The Tensions between Banking Competition and Financial Stability within EU Resolution Law.”, and the key findings are available here. Before her PhD, she completed her Law degree at Faculdade de Direito de Lisboa in Portugal (2013) and a LLM in Comparative, European and International Laws at the EUI (2017). Between 2013 and 2016 Maria worked as a corporate lawyer for three years at Linklaters LLP in Lisbon, where she also prepared her admission to the bar. Her research interests include, among others, Financial Stability, Banking Law, Bank Resolution Law, and State Aid.
Recent research output
- BARATA, Maria Ana Alexandre Oliveira Costa; BECK, Thorsten Harald Leopold; DIVISSENKO, Nikita; SANDOVAL VELASCO, María Del Carmen; SCHLOSSER, Pierre, Thirty years after Maastricht: financial integration in the European Union - Working Paper
- BARATA, Maria Ana Alexandre Oliveira Costa; BERGSTEIN, Laís; LIMA MARQUES, Claudia; MICKLITZ, Hans-Wolfgang, An introduction to the issue of consumer law in South America - Article
- BARATA, Maria Ana Alexandre Oliveira Costa, "To be, or not to be (state aid)" : that is the question the court of justice had to answer regarding the funding provided by deposit guarantee schemes - Article
- BARATA, Maria Ana Alexandre Oliveira Costa, Between a rock and a hard place : the tensions between banking competition and financial stability within EU resolution law - Thesis