J.D., Sapienza, University of Rome; M.Sc., Sapienza, University of Rome; M.Sc., University of Siena; Ph.D., University of Siena
Elisabetta Cervone is a Consultant at the World Bank, Financial and Private Sector Development. Her research interests focuses on the law of the European Union (EU) as well as EU regulation and supervision of banking and financial markets, financial transnational networks, and the interaction between EU law and financial global standards.
In 2011—2012, Professor Cervone was an Adjunct Professor at American University, Washington College of Law, where she taught EU Law. Before coming to the U.S., she was a Professor of Law at the Libera Università Internazionale degli Studi Sociali in Rome from 2008 to 2009, and a Lecturer at the University of Rome III from 2004 to 2007, in both cases at the postgraduate level.
Professor Cervone has held visiting positions at Harvard Law School and at Georgetown University Law Center, and been a Fellow at the Institute of International Economic Law, undertaking a comparative research on the extraterritorial effects of the EU regulation on credit rating agencies.
She has presented at various international conferences and is the author of articles on EU financial markets and institutions regulation, especially on financial markets gatekeepers such as financial analysts and credit rating agencies. Prior to academia, Professor Cervone worked in the private legal sector.