Maria Ana Barata

Research Associate

Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies

Contact info

maria.barata@eui.eu

[+39] 055 4685 734

Office

Villa Raimondi, VR031

Working languages

Portuguese, English

Maria Ana Barata

Research Associate

Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies

Biography

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. 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.

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