ITALY Full Professor of Criminal Law University of Bologna Core Faculty
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Graduated in Law at the University of Bologna, he completed his Ph.D. in Criminal Law at the University of Trento. During his Ph.D. and in following years, he was a visiting researcher at the Max-Planck Institut für ausländisches und Internationales Strafrecht in Freiburg.
After several years in research, he first became Professor in Criminal Law in 2006 and, since 2014 he is a Full Professor in Criminal Law at the Law School of Bologna.
Starting from 2013, he has been leading a law firm specialized in Commercial Criminal Law, Corporate Liability and European Criminal Law in Bologna.


The course aims to examine the rules on the division of functions and the responsibilities attributable to the exercise of the business activity, focusing on the management’s responsibilities in complex corporate divisions and on the responsibilities that the company itself faces in the event of a crime being committed, according to the discipline provided by the legislative decree n. 231 of 2001.
In particular, the institution of the delegation of functions in relation to the various hypotheses of division of work within the company, and the division of responsibility within the collegial bodies (board of directors, board of statutory auditors, etc.) will be investigated.
At the same time, the course intends to develop specialist skills in the field of compliance and liability from crime of the entity, identifying the application prerequisites of the sanctions imposed on the legal person as well as providing the knowledge necessary to examine the organization and management models (MOG) that must be adopted to minimize risk-liability.

Executive MBA