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Federico della Negra


Federico della Negra is a Senior Legal Counsel in the SSM Secretariat Division of the Directorate General SSM Governance and Operations of the European Central Bank (ECB). Before joining the ECB in 2016, he worked as Blue Book trainee in the Legal Service of the European Commission and as a lawyer in an Italian law firm. He is a qualified lawyer in Italy. Federico holds a master degree in Law from the University of Pisa, an excellence diploma in Law from the University Sant’Anna School of Advanced Studies of Pisa and a LL.M. in Comparative, European and International Legal Studies from the European University Institute, EUI. In 2017 he obtained a Ph.D. in Law from the EUI on the topic of private enforcement of EU investor protection regulation. Federico published the monograph ‘MiFID II and Private Law. Enforcing EU Conduct of Business Rules (Hart Publishing, Oxford)’ and numerous articles and contributions in peer reviewed journals and edited volumes on consumer law, financial regulation, contract law and fundamental rights. Federico also publishes and keeps updated, together with Professor René Smits, a list of the case law of Union courts on the European Banking Union on the website of the European Banking Institute (EBI). Federico is member of the Associate Researcher Group at the EBI and teaches administrative banking law and contract law in the LLM on Law and Practice of the Banking Union at the University of Bologna.

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