Paolo Montalenti is currently Professor of Corporate and Commercial Law in University of Turin Law School (Torino, Italy).
After graduating in 1975 he started his Academic career as an Assistant Professor until 1987, when he became Full Professor of Corporate and Commercial Law in Trento University until 1991, when he joined again the University of Turin.
Visiting Professor at Université Jean Moulin de Lyon in 1991 and 1992 and at Universitad Complutense de Madrid in 2002 and 2003, visiting Scholar at Columbia and Berkeley University in 1989 and 1991, Paolo Montalenti is professor at the International Trade of Law Course, organized in Turin by the International Labour Organisation, member of the Steering Committee of WIPO Post-Graduate specialization course on Intellectual Property, member of the Board of Dottorato di Diritto dell’Impresa, at Bocconi University in Milan. He has been Scientific Director of the Turin Law School Master Program for “Giuristi d’Impresa”. He is member of the editorial board of Giurisprudenza Commerciale, one of the main Italian Law Reviews.
He wrote many articles and books in the fields of Corporate, Commercial and Civil Law, on Corporate Groups, M&A, Leveraged Buyouts, Takeovers, Unlimited Partnerships, Management Contracts, Arbitration, Corporate Governance.
He practices as a lawyer in the fields of Corporate Law, Contracts, Banking, Securities Law, Takeovers, M&A and Arbitration.
He has been representative of no-voting shareholders of Fiat s.p.a. since 1996 to 2002.
He is Vice-President of the “Camera arbitrale del Piemonte”, member of the Council of Milan International Arbitration Chamber, Scientific Head of The Osservatorio sulla riforma del diritto societario of The Chamber of Commerce of Milan.
He is member of the Board of Directors of Banca Sella S.p.A., Banca Patrimoni Sella &C. S.p.A., Pirelli RE SGR and member of the Consiglio Generale of Compagnia di San Paolo.
He is President of Fondazione dell’Avvocatura Torinese Fulvio Croce in Turin.
Past President of AIDA – Piemonte Valle d’Aosta, President of AIDA – National.
He is Academic Member of European Institute of Corporate Governance.