Alessio Maria Pacces (Naples, 1971) is professor of law and finance at the Amsterdam Law School and the Amsterdam Business School. Moreover, he is the director of the Amsterdam Center for Law and Economics (ACLE) and of the Master in Law and Finance at the University of Amsterdam. Previously, Alessio was endowed professor of law and finance and the director of the European Master of Law and Economics (EMLE) at the Erasmus School of Law, Erasmus University Rotterdam. Prior to entering academia, he worked at the research department of the Bank of Italy and at the Italian Securities Authority (Consob). Since 2009, he has been a research member of the European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI).
Alessio’s research focuses on the economic analysis of corporate law and financial regulation. On these topics, he published articles in journals such as Harvard Business Law Review, American Business Law Journal, and International Review of Law and Economics, among others, as well as books and chapters with houses such as Elgar, Routledge, Cambridge and Oxford University Press. He was invited to speak by several policy institutions, such as among others the OECD, the European Central Bank, and the European Commission. He had several visiting positions, including among others at Berkeley, Columbia, Haifa, and LUISS in Rome.