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Prof. dr. A.M. (Alessio) Pacces

Faculty of Economics and Business
Faculty of Law
ACLE

Visiting address
  • Nieuwe Achtergracht 166
  • Room number:A5.16
Postal address
  • Postbus 15842
    1001 NH Amsterdam
Contact details
  • Profile

    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 books and chapters with houses such as Elgar, Routledge, Cambridge and Oxford University Press, as well as articles in journals such as Harvard Business Law Review, American Business Law Journal, and International Review of Law and Economics, among others. 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.

  • Publications

    2021

    • Kaja, F., Martino, E. D., & Pacces, A. M. (2021). FinTech and the Law and Economics of Disintermediation. In IH-Y. Chiu, & G. Deipenbrock (Eds.), Routledge Handbook of Financial Technology and Law (pp. 78-95). (Routledge handbooks). Routledge. https://doi.org/10.4324/9780429325670-5 [details]

    2020

    2019

    2018

    • Hill, C. A., & Pacces, A. M. (2018). The Neglected Role of Accountability and Justification under Uncertainty in Corporate Governance. Annals of Corporate Governance, 3(4), 276-407. https://doi.org/10.1561/109.00000016 [details]
    • Nabilou, H., & Pacces, A. M. (2018). The Law and Economics of Shadow Banking. In IH-Y. Chiu, & I. MacNeil (Eds.), Research Handbook on Shadow Banking (pp. 7-46). (Financial Law Series). Edward Elgar.
    • Pacces, A. M. (2018). Shareholder Activism in the Capital Markets Union. In E. Avgouleas, D. Busch, & G. Ferrarini (Eds.), Capital Markets Union in Europe (pp. 507-525). (Oxford EU Financial Regulation). Oxford University Press. https://doi.org/10.1093/oso/9780198813392.003.0023

    2017

    • Pacces, A. M. (2017). The Role of the Future in Law and Finance. Journal des Économistes et des Études Humaines, 23(2), 1-14. http://10.1515/jeeh-2017-0007

    2016

    • Pacces, A. M. (2016). A law and economics perspective on normative analysis. In B. V. K. . W. D. B. S. Taekema (Ed.), Facts and Norms in Law (pp. 171-197). Edward Elgar.
    • Pacces, A. M. (2016). Exit, Voice and Loyalty from the Perspective of Hedge Funds Activism in Corporate Governance. Erasmus law review, 9(4), 199-216.

    2015

    • Pacces, A. M., & Romano, A. (2015). A Strict Liability Regime for Credit Rating Agencies. American Business Law Journal, 54(4), 673-720.

    2014

    • Pacces, A. M., Romano, A., & Troisi, A. (2014). Agenzie di rating e responsabilità civile: una soluzione "contrattuale". Mercato Concorrenza Regole, 2014(3), 571-590.

    2013

    • Pacces, A. M., & Dorenbos, E. M. (2013). Corporate Governance of Banks - Is More Board Independence the Solution? Dovenschmidt Quarterly, 2013(5), 46-61.

    2012

    • Heremans, D., & Pacces, A. M. (2012). Regulation of banking and financial markets. In R. J. Van den Bergh, & A. M. Pacces (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Law and Economics. - Volume 9: Regulation and Economics (2nd ed., pp. 558-606). Edward Elgar.
    • Pacces, A. M. (2012). Rethinking Corporate Governance: The Law and Economics of Control Powers. (Routledge Research in Corporate Law). Routledge.
    • Pacces, A. M. (2012). Regulation of banking and banks governance: when liquidity drives financial behaviour. European Journal of International Management, 6(6), 613-629. https://doi.org/10.1504/EJIM.2012.050424

    2011

    • Pacces, A. M. (2011). Controlling the Corporate Controller's Misbehaviour. Journal of Corporate Law Studies, 11(1), 177-214.
    • Pacces, A. M. (2011). How does Corporate Law Matter? Law and Finance and Beyond. In M. Faure, & J. Smits (Eds.), Does Law Matter? On Law and Economic Growth (pp. 297-329). Intersentia. https://intersentia.be/nl/pdf/viewer/item/id/9789400002173_0/
    • Pacces, A. M., & Visscher, L. T. (2011). Law and Economics - Methodology. In B. van Klink, & S. Taekema (Eds.), Interdisciplinary Research into Law (pp. 85-107). Mohr Siebeck. http://hdl.handle.net/1765/31466

    2010

    • Pacces, A. M. (2010). Consequences of Uncertainty for Regulation: Law and Economics of the Financial Crisis. European Company and Financial Law Review, 7(4), 479-511. https://www.degruyter.com/view/journals/ecfr/7/4/article-p479.xml
    • Pacces, A. M. (2010). Uncertainty and the Financial Crisis. Journal of Financial Transformation, 2010(29), 79-93.

    2008

    • Pacces, A. M. (2008). "The Good, the Bad and the Ugly." Private Benefits of Control and their Regulatory Implications. Corporate Ownership & Control, 5(4), 477-491.

    2005

    • Bianco, M., Bianchi, M., Giacomelli, S., Pacces, A. M., & Trento, S. (2005). Proprietà e controllo delle imprese in Italia. Alle radici delle deficoltà competitive della nostra industria. Il Mulino.

    2004

    • Pardolesi, R., Pacces, A. M., & Portolano, A. (2004). Latte, lacrime (da coccodrillo) e sangue (dei risparmiatori). Note minime sul caso Parmalat. Mercato Concorrenza Regole, 2004(1), 193-215.

    2000

    • Pacces, A. M. (2000). Financial Intermediation in the Securities Markets: Law and Economics of Conduct of Business Regulation. International Review of Law and Economics, 20(4), 479-510.

    2021

    • Martino, E. D. (Author), Pacces, A. M. (Author), & Kaja, F. (Author). (2021). Disintermediating Finance: Fintech and its Limitations. Web publication/site, The FinReg Blog.

    2020

    2019

    2018

    2017

    2016

    2015

    • Pacces, A. M. (2015). Normative Law and Economics: Asking the Right Questions. Hamburg Law Review, 2015(2), 57-78.
    • Pacces, A. M., & Nabilou, H. (2015). The Hedge Fund Regulation Dilemma: Direct vs. Indirect Regulation. William & Mary Business Law Review, 6(1), 183-236. https://scholarship.law.wm.edu/wmblr/vol6/iss1/6/
    • Pacces, A. M., & Repasi, R. (Ed.) (2015). Quantitative Easing in Europe: What it is, why it is legal and how it works. EURO-CEFG Commentary.

    2014

    • Enriques, L., Gilson, R. J., & Pacces, A. M. (2014). The Case for an Unbiased Takeover Law (with an Application to the European Union). Harvard Business Law Review, 4(1), 85-127.
    • Pacces, A. (Author), & Romano, A. (Author). (2014). A Strict Liability Regime for Rating Agencies. Web publication/site, Harvard Law School Forum on Corporate Governance and Financial Regulation. http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/corpgov/2014/08/25/a-strict-liability-regime-for-rating-agencies/

    2013

    2012

    • Pacces, A. M. (2012). Corporate Control and Incentives in a Dynamic Perspective. In Corporate Governance, Value Creation, and Growth: The Bridge between Finance and Enterprise (pp. 49-56). OECD Publishing.
    • Pacces, A. M., & Van den Bergh, R. J. (2012). An introduction to the law and economics of regulation. In R. J. Van den Bergh, & A. M. Pacces (Eds.), Regulation and Economics (pp. 1-22). Edward Elgar Publishing.
    • Van den Bergh, R. J., & Pacces, A. M. (Eds.) (2012). Encyclopedia of Law and Economics. - Volume 9: Regulation and Economics. (2nd ed.) Edward Elgar Publishing.

    2010

    • Pacces, A. M. (2010). An Introduction: changing perspectives on corporate law and economics. In A. M. Pacces (Ed.), The Law and Economics of Corporate Governance (pp. 1-22). Edward Elgar. https://doi.org/10.4337/9781849807081.00005
    • Pacces, A. M. (2010). Corporate governance and Coase's Legacy: a reply to Henry Manne. In A. M. Pacces (Ed.), The Law and Economics of Corporate Governance - Changing Perspectives (pp. 202-212). Edward Elgar.
    • Pacces, A. M. (2010). Imposed Protections in Banking Regulation: Lessons from the Financial Crisis. In F. G. M. Smeele, & M. A. Verbrugh (Eds.), 'Opgelegde bescherming' in het bedrijfsrecht (pp. 209-235). Boom Juridische Uitgevers.
    • Pacces, A. M. (2010). Investor Protection is not All that Matters in Corporate Law and Economics. In L. Padmavathi (Ed.), Investor Protection - Transnational Perspectives (pp. 120-146). The Icfai University Press.
    • Pacces, A. M. (Ed.) (2010). The Law and Economics of Corporate Governance: Changing Perspectives. Edward Elgar.

    2009

    • Pacces, A. M. (2009). Why Investor Protection Is Not All That Matters In Corporate Law and Economics. The Icfai University Journal of Corporate and Securities Law, VI(2), 8-28.

    2008

    • Pacces, A. M. (2008). Fondamenti economici della responsabilità (prima parte). Danno e responsabilità: problemi di responsabilità civile e assicurazioni, 2008(1), 101-109.
    • Pacces, A. M. (2008). Fondamenti economici della responsabilità (seconda parte). Danno e responsabilità: problemi di responsabilità civile e assicurazioni, 2008(2), 225-237.

    2007

    • Pacces, A. M. (2007). Artt. 2506 - 2506quater (La scissione di società). In G. Bonfante, B. Corapi, G. Marziale, R. Rordorf, & V. Salafia (Eds.), Codice Commentato delle Società (2a ed., pp. 1543-1582). Ipsoa.

    2006

    • Pacces, A. M. (2006). Il ruolo economico della responsabilità giuridica. In P. Ciocca, & I. Musu (Eds.), Economia per il diritto: Saggi introduttivi (pp. 159-180). Bollati Boringhieri.

    2004

    • Pacces, A. M. (2004). Artt. 2506 - 2506quater (La scissione di società). In G. Bonfante, B. Corapi, B. Marziale, R. Rordorf, & V. Salafia (Eds.), Codice Commentato delle Nuove Società (1a ed., pp. 1341-1379). Ipsoa.

    2000

    • Pacces, A. M. (2000). Alla ricerca delle chances perdute: vizi (e virtà) di une costruzione giurisprudenziale. Danno e responsabilità: problemi di responsabilità civile e assicurazioni, 2000(6), 659-665.

    1997

    • Bartoloni, B., & Pacces, A. M. (1997). Il decreto Eurosim e la nuova disciplina dell'intermediazione mobiliare. Rivista della Guardia di Finanza, 1997(3), 1141-1166.

    1996

    • Pardolesi, R., & Pacces, A. M. (1996). Clausole vessatorie e analisi economica del diritto: note in margine alla ragioni (e alle incongruenze) della nuova disciplina. Diritto Privato, 377-426.

    1994

    • Pacces, A. M. (1994). Competizioni automobilistiche: nuovo terreno fertile per il risarcimento delle chances perdute? Rivista del diritto sportivo, 1994(2-3), 447-460.

    2018

    • Perényi, Á., Pacces, A. M., & Germain, L. (2018). Book Review: A.N. Kostyuk, U. Braendle, V. Capizzi (2017), "Corporate governance: New challenges and opportunities". Corporate Board: Role, Duties and Composition, 14(1), 57-58. https://doi.org/10.22495/cbv14i1art5

    2017

    2013

    • Pacces, A. M. (2013). The Future in Law and Finance. The Hague: Eleven International Publishing.

    2010

    • Eger, T., & Pacces, A. M. (2010). The European Master in Law and Economics: A Programme with a Focus on the Economics of the Europeanization and Internationalization of the Law. Revista de Educación y Derecho, 2010(2), 85-106.

    2019

    • Jameel, I. (2019). The Impact of Capital Regulation on Bank Involvement in Securitized Banking.

    2008

    2018

    2014

    • Pacces, A. M., & Romano, A. (2014). A Strict Liability Regime for Rating Agencies. (pp. 34). (European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI) - Law Working Paper; No. 245/2014). European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI). http://ssrn.com/abstract=2405509
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