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S.J.D. Candidate

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Corporate Governance, Capital Markets and Banking System: Towards A More Sustainable Economy?

Fields of Research and Supervisors

  • Corporate Law Theory with Professor Jesse M. Fried, Harvard Law School, Principal Faculty Supervisor
  • Corporate Law and Capital Markets with Professor Lucian A. Bebchuk, Harvard Law School, Faculty Supervisor
  • Corporate Governance with Professor Mark J. Roe, Harvard Law School, Faculty Supervisor
  • Financial Regulation and Macro-economic Stability with Professor Daniel K. Tarullo, Harvard Law School, Faculty Supervisor

Additional Research Interests

  • Economic Analysis of Law
  • Microeconomics
  • Monetary Policy


  • Harvard Law School, S.J.D. Candidate 2020 – Present
  • Harvard Law School, LL.M. 2020 (requirements fulfilled, degree waived)
  • LUISS Guido Carli University, Ph.D. Candidate 2017 – Present
  • LUISS Guido Carli University, LL.B. & LL.M. (five-year combined degree) 2016

Academic Appointments and Fellowships

  • Harvard Law School, 2019-2020, Professor Mark J. Roe, Research Assistant in Corporate Governance
  • LUISS University, 2016-Present, Professor Gian Domenico Mosco, Teaching Assistant in Corporate Law and Advanced Corporate Law
  • Harvard Law School, 2019-2020, Gammon Fellowship (for the Harvard LL.M.)
  • LUISS DREAM (LUISS University), 2017-2018, Research Assistant on Publicly Listed Companies
  • LUISS University and Sammarinese Banking Association, 2016-2017, Research Assistant on Non-performing Loans

Representative Publications

  • Felicetti & A. Rizzello, Financing sustainability: economic and legal implications, Contemporary Issues in Sustainable Finance (Mario La Torre & Helen Chiappini eds. 2020)
  • Felicetti, The new Italian cooperative banking “group”: a case of unsolved tensions with corporate governance principles and scarce attention to national interests?, 2 Banca Impresa e Società 249 (2020) (original title in Italian: Il “gruppo” bancario cooperativo alla luce dei recenti sviluppi: un caso di tensioni irrisolte con i principi di corporate governance e di scarsa attenzione agli interessi nazionali?)
  • Felicetti, Social Enterprises in the other jurisdictions, 1 Analisi Giuridica dell’Economia (AGE) 221 (2018) (original title in Italian: LImpresa sociale negli altri ordinamenti).
  • Felicetti, Comments to Articles 18, 19, 20, 24 and 25 of the Law on state-owned enterprises, Commentary on Legislative Decree 19 August 2016, no. 175 (Caringella F., Bottega D. & Ciaralli F. eds., 2018).
  • Felicetti, Halfway between profit and non-profit. Where are we going?, 1 LUISS L. REV. 69 (2018).

Additional Information

  • Scholarships:
    • Fulbright Scholarship for the Harvard LL.M.
    • Ermenegildo-Zegna Founder’s Scholarship for the Harvard LL.M.
  • Prizes and Awards:
    • Victor Brudney Prize (2020) for Explaining Index Funds Puzzling Environmental and Social Voting Behavior
    • Amici della LUISS Prize for ranking among the top five admitted candidates to the LUISS Ph.D. (2017)
    • Academic Board Recognition for Excellence (“Speciale Menzione” in Italian) (2016)
  • Languages: English, Italian, French
  • Professional Memberships: Qualified to practice as lawyer in Italy (inactive)

Last Updated: April 20, 2020