Andrea Minto

Professor i rettsvitenskap

Handelshøgskolen UiS
Avdeling for regnskap og rettsvitenskap


Andrea Minto is the Jean Monnet Professor in Law and Regulation of Financial Markets. He is Professor of law at the University of Stavanger - Business School (Universitetet i Stavanger - UiS) and he holds the Chair in Digitalisation in EU Financial Studies (EUDIFIN) at Ca’ Foscari University of Venice (Italy), financed by the European Commission.
Andrea works as Of Counsel at Annunziata&Conso Law Firm in Milan. Before that, he was an Associate at CHIOMENTI Law Firm, in the regulatory and financial law practice. Besides, he is Senior Policy Adviser and External Researcher at the Deutsche Bundesbank Eurosystem (Directorate General Financial Stability), on topics such as FinTech, shadow banking, regulatory arbitrage, and decentralized finance (DeFI). From 2014 to 2018 Andrea was Assistant Professor in European Economic Law at Utrecht University School of Law and Utrecht School of Economics (USE). From 2021 to 2022 he joined the University of Southern Denmark (Syddansk Universitet - Juridisk Institute) as part-time associate professor, where he acted as coordinator the Bachelor and Master programs in Law & Economics.
Andrea's research interests reside at the intersection of Law, Economics and Finance. He has written extensively on topics relating to economic law, European and comparative financial regulation, company and business law, FinTech and financial innovation. His work came out in high-impact journals such as Journal of Financial Regulation (Oxford University Press), Capital Markets Law Journal (Oxford University Press), European Journal of Risk Regulation (Cambridge), European Company and Financial Law Review (De Gruyter), European Business Organization Law Review (Springer), Glogal Jurist (De Gruyter), Accounting, Economics and Law (De Gruyter), Europäische Zeitschrift für Wirtschaftsrecht (Beck).
He has cooperated in his capacity as consultant with many financial supervisors, international organisations and policy makers worldwide (e.g. Deutsche Bundesbank, DeNederlandscheBank, Bank of Italy, Norges Bank, Oesterreichische Nationalbank (OeNB), European Banking Authority, Bank for International Settlements, International Anti-Corruption Academy (IACA), Asian Institute of International Financial Law).
Andrea won several prizes and fellowships, comprising two BIS Fellowships at the Bank for International Settlements, the SIEMENS Integrity Initiative Fellowship at IACA and the PMFCFS research grant at the Prince Mohammad Bin Fahd Center for Futuristic Studies.
In his spare time, Andrea enjoys nature as much as he can. He is a runner (with a PB of 1:10' in half marathon) and he loves hiking, skiing, mountain biking. He combines his passion for running and the mountains by devoting himself to trailrunning and skyrunning. Besides, he is into photography and he enjoys playing guitar every now and then