Matteo Gargantini is Assistant Professor of European Economic Law at the University of Utrecht. Previously, he worked at Consob, the Italian Securities and Exchange Commission, and at the Max Planck Institute Luxembourg for Procedural Law (as a Senior Research Fellow). He also worked in the Capital Markets and Listed Companies Unit of Assonime, the Association of the Italian joint-stock companies. Matteo holds a PhD in Law and Economics (Banking and Financial Markets Law) from the University of Siena, and in 2012 he received the Italian National Academic Qualification as Associate Professor (Law and Economics and Financial Markets Law). His main fields of research are capital markets, banking, and company law.