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LEONARDO BORLINI

LEONARDO BORLINI
Assistant Professor
Dipartimento di Studi Giuridici

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Insegnamenti a.a. 2019/2020

30058 COMPARATIVE BUSINESS AND EUROPEAN LAW
50027 INTERNATIONAL LAW
50182 INTERNATIONAL TRADE AND INVESTMENT LAW
50192 DIRITTO DELL'UNIONE EUROPEA

Insegnamenti a.a. precedenti


Note biografiche

Laureato in Economia e Legislazione per l'Impresa presso l'Università Bocconi (magna cum laude) e in Giurisprudenza presso l'Università di Pavia (magna cum laude). Ha conseguito LL.M. alla Faculty of Law dell'University of Cambridge e il Dottorato di Diritto Internazionale dell'Economia presso l'Università Bocconi. Attualmente è Fulbright Research Scholar alla Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy (Tufts University, MA, USA). 

Dal settembre 2012 è membro del Dipertimento di Studi Giudirici dell’Università Bocconi; Faculty Member del PhD in Legal Studies e Resident Fellow al Baffi CAREFIN (Centre for Applied Research on International Markets, Banking, Finance and Regulation). Precedentemente è stato assegnista di ricerca presso il medesimo Dipartimento e presso la Facoltà di Scienze politiche della Libera Università Internazionale degli Studi Sociali Guido Carli. È membro del Gruppo di Esperti incaricato dalle Nazioni Unite di finalizzare moduli di insegnamento in materia di anti-corruzione (Academic Initiative Against Corruption-UNODC), del Research Centre on International Cooperation Regarding Persons Sought for Corruption and Asset Recovery in G20 Member States (stabilito dal G20 presso la Beijing Normal University) e del Wolfon College dell'Università di Cambridge. È stato Visiting Researcher presso il Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies di Ginevra; la Beijing Normal University (dove è invitato periodicamente come Visiting Professor); il Legal Department del Fondo Monetario Interazionale; la Banca Mondiale. Inoltre, è stato Visiting Scholar presso l'Universita' di Cambridge. È Avvocato iscritto all’Ordine di Milano.

Nel 2018 ha conseguito l'Abilitazione scientifica nazionale a professore associato di diritto internazionale (settore concorsuale 12/E1) con voto unanime della Commissione.

Nella primavera del 2018, la US-Italy Fulbright Commission ha assegnato a Leonardo Borlini una Fulbright Research Scholar Grant per svolgere, nell'a.a. 2018-2019, un progetto di ricerca su "multi-level regulation of international public goods" alla Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy presso la Tufts University.

Oltre ai suoi incarichi accademici, Leonardo Borlini ha servito il Fondo Monetario Internazionale come Technical Assistance Specialist; è stato consulente per l'UE, il Consiglio d’Europa, la Banca Inter-americana per lo sviluppo, la Banca Mondiale, e lo United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC). E' stato membro delle delegazione italiana alla V Conferenza degli Stati Parte della Convenzione ONU contro la corruzione e ha partecipato come esperto invitato ai lavori del Working Group on Bribery dell'OCSE, dell'Implementation Review Mechanism dell'UNCAC e del Gruppo di Stati contro la corruzione del Consiglio d'Europa.


Curriculum Accademico

Assistant Professor di Diritto internazionale. Faculty Member del PhD in Legal Studies e Resident Fellow al Baffi CAREFIN (Centre for Applied Research on International Markets, Banking, Finance and Regulation. Leonardo Borlini è anche Fulbright Research Scholar alla Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy (Tufts University, MA, USA), Research Fellow per il Research Centre on International Cooperation Regarding Persons Sought for Corruption and Asset Recovery in G20 Member States (stabilito dal G20 presso la Beijing Normal University) e membro del Wolfson Collegge dell'Università di Cambridge.

In questo a.a. insegna International Trade and Investment Law e the Law of the EU


Aree di interesse scientifico

Leonardo Borlini è uno studioso generalista del diritto internazionale pubblico con un profondo interesse per il diritto internazionale dell'economia. I suoi interessi di ricerca e le sue pubblicazioni variano su diversi settori, tra cui: le fonti del diritto internazionale (diritto dei trattati); diritto delle organizzazioni internazionali; diritto internazionale dell'economia; mantenimento della pace e della sicurezza internazionale nel quadro dell'ONU; diritto internazionale penale (terrorismo; crimine organizzato transnazionale; corruzione; riciclaggio e finanziamento del terrorismo); e diritto dell'UE (azione esterna e politica commerciale e politica della concorrenza).


Pubblicazioni



PUBBLICAZIONI SELEZIONATE

List of Main Publications

Books

1.       Il Consiglio di Sicurezza e gli individui, (The UN Security Council and Individuals) Giuffrè: Milan, 2018, 510 pp. (Positively reviewed by Prof. Robert Kolb in a review essay published in 60 German Yearbook of International Law 2018, 585-591)

2.       Corruption – Economic Analysis and International Law, (with M. Arnone), Edward Elgar: Cheltenham UK/Northampton, MA US, 2014, 630 pp.

(http://www.e-elgar.com/shop/corruption?     website=uk_warehouse. Positively reviewed, among others, in review essays by Prof. Gabriella Venturini, in 1 Rivista di diritto internazionale, 2015, 330-5; Prof. Gerry Ferguson, in 28 European Journal of International Law, 2017, 343-348)

 

Articles in Referred Legal Journals (in English)

1.       When the Leviathan Goes to the Market: A Critical Evaluation of the Rules Governing State-Owned Enterprises in Trade Agreements, in 33(2) Leiden Journal of International Law, (2020).

2.       The Legal Status of Decisions by Human Rights Treaty Bodies: Authoritative Interpretations or mission éducatrice? (with Luigi Crema), in 18(1) Global Community Yearbook of International Law and Jurisprudence 2019, (Oxford University Press: 2020, forthcoming).

3.       ‘Federico Lupo Pasini, The Logic of Financial Nationalism. The Challenges of Cooperation and the Role of International Law (CUP, 2017)’, in European Journal of International Law, 2020, (review essay), under review.

4.       International Contestability of Markets and the Visible Hand. Trade Regulation of State-owned Enterprises between Multilateral Impasse and New Free Trade Agreements, (with P. Clarke), in 26(3) Columbia Journal of European Law, 2019/20, forthcoming.

5.       More Sunshine in the WTO: Some Remarks on the Reforms Proposals on Notifications and Transparency, in Questions of International Law - ZOOM OUT- “In Clinical Isolation”. Is There a Meaningful Place for the World Trade Organization in the Future of International Economic Law?, forthcoming (November, 2019).

6.       Regulating Criminal Finance in the EU in the Light of the International Instruments, in 36 (1) Yearbook of European Law 2017, (Oxford University Press: 2018), pp. 553–598, also available at: https://academic.oup.com/yel/advance-access

7.       Defining Elements and Emerging Legal Issues of ‘EU Sanctions’, (with S. Silingardi), in XXVII, Italian Yearbook of International Law 2017, (Brill: 2018), pp. 33-52.

8.       Deepening International Systems of Subsidy Control in EU PTAs: A Comparative Analysis. Normative Rationales and Legal Implications, (with C. Dordi), in 23(3) Columbia Journal of European Law, 2016/17, 551-606.

Awards:

*University Bocconi Legal Studies Award 2018;

** “Leonardo Da Vinci” Medal 2019.

9.       The North Korean Gauntlet, International Law and the New Sanctions Imposed by the Security Council, in XXVI Italian Yearbook of International Law 2016, (Brill: 2017), 319-345.

10.   State Aid Control and Subsidies Regulation in EU Agreements: Substance, Procedure and Policy Space in the ‘New Generation’ EU FTAs, in The Global Community: Yearbook of International Law and Jurisprudence 2016, (Oxford University Press: 2017), 145-174.

11.   The Evolution of the EU Law Against Criminal Finance: The ‘Hardening’ of FATF Standards within the EU, (with F. Montanaro) in 48(4) Georgetown Journal of International Law, 2017, 1009-1062, also available at: http://repository.graduateinstitute.ch/record/296068/files/CTEI-2018-03.pdf?version=1.

12.   Climate Change and Trade: Challenges and Lingering Questions on the Relationship between Renewable Energy Subsidies and WTO Disciplines, (with F. Montanaro), in China EU-Journal, 2017, 1-21.

13.   The Achievements and Limits of Italian Anti-Corruption Legislation in Light of the International Legal Framework in XXV Italian Yearbook of International Law 2015, (Brill: 2016), 275-298.

14.   The Reform of the Fight against Money Laundering and Terrorism Financing: from the 2012 FATF Recommendations to the New EU Legislation in 3(2015) Diritto del Commercio Internazionale, 737-78.

15.   Are Traditional Mechanisms of International Cooperation Effective in Combating Corruption? Three Case Examples, in 4 (2014), Diritto del Commercio Internazionale, 947-969.

16.   International Asset Recovery: Origins, Evolution and Current Challenges, (with G. Nessi), in 2 (2014), Diritto del Commercio Internazionale, 377-415.

17.   International Anti-Money Laundering Programs: Empirical Assessment and Issues of Criminal Regulation, (with M. Arnone) in 13 (2), Journal of Money Laundering Control, 2010, 226-271.

Award: Highly Commended Award Winner by Emerald Literati Network Awards for Excellence 2011.

18.   Methodological Issues of the “More Economic Approach” to Unilateral Exclusionary Conduct. Proposal of Analysis Starting from the Treatment of Retroactive Rebates, in 5(2) European Competition Journal, 2009, 409-449.

19.   Legal and Economic Appraisal of the “More Economic Approach” to Unilateral Exclusionary Conduct: Regulation of Loyalty-Inducing Rebates (Case C-95/04P), in 14 Yearbook of European Law 2008, (Oxford University Press, 2009), 446-518.

20.   The British Airway Case: An Example of Systemic and Teleological Interpretation of Art. 82 ECT at the Dawn of a Crucial Moment for Competition Policy. (Case C-95/04P) in 22(4) Diritto del Commercio Internazionale, 2008, 551-586.

21.   Money Laundering Conduct in the Context of Economic Globalisation: Economic Effects and Issues of International Criminal Regulation, in 22(1) Diritto del commercio internazionale, 37-110, also available in the “Paolo Baffi” Centre Working Paper Series, online at: http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=1296636

 

Articles in Referred Legal Journals (in Italian)

22.   Not Such a Retrospective’: Riflessioni sull’origine, sviluppo e conseguimenti della cooperazione internazionale anti-corruzione, in 38(1) DPCE Online, 2019, 180-215, available at: http://www.dpceonline.it/index.php/dpceonline/article/view/649

23.   Il valore delle pronunce del Comitato europeo dei diritti sociali ai fini dell’interpretazione della Carta sociale europea nel diritto internazionale (with L. Crema) in Forum di Quaderni Costituzionali. La normativa italiana sui licenziamenti: quale compatibilità con la Costituzione e la Carta sociale europea? Atti del seminario in previsione dell’udienza pubblica della Corte Costituzionale del 25 settembre 2018 sulla questione di costituzionalità sul d. lgs n. 23/2015, 86-106. available at: http://www.forumcostituzionale.it/wordpress/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/atti-convegno-jobs-act.pdf

24.   Soft law, soft organizations e regolamentazione ‘tecnica’ di problemi di sicurezza pubblica e integrità finanziaria, in 2 Rivista di diritto internazionale, 2017, 356-406.

25.   Tutela della privacy e protezione dei dati personali a fronte della sicurezza pubblica e dell’integrità del sistema finanziario europeo, in 11(1) Diritti umani e diritto internazionale, 2017, 23-49.

26.   Le disciplina delle State-owned enterprises nel diritto del commercio internazionale tra stallo degli accordi commerciali multilaterali e accordi preferenziali di nuova generazione, in 31(4) Diritto del commercio internazionale, 2017, 967-1004.

27.   L’Unione Europea: attore ‘globale’ nella protezione e promozione dei diritti umani? Limiti e prospettive, in 28(4) DPCE online, 2016, 91-132, available at:  www.dpce.it/dpceonline2016-4/

28.   Linee evolutive della normativa internazionale in materia di Asset Recovery, in Diritto del commercio internazionale, IV, 2012, 585-611.

29.   Considerazioni sull’approccio evolutivo nell’attività interpretativa della Corte Internazionale di Giustizia nel Caso Costa Rica c Nicaragua, in LXV (2) La Comunità Internazionale, 2010, 283-292.

30.   La lotta alla corruzione internazionale. Dall’ambito OCSE alla dimensione ONU (with P. Magrini), in 21(1) Diritto del Commercio Internazionale, 2007, 15-127.

31.   La lotta alla corruzione internazionale: le Convenzioni dell’OCSE e delle Nazioni Unite, il caso EnelPower, la “tangentopoli” irachena, in LX(1) La Comunità Internazionale, 2005, 75-95.

 

Articles in Collected Volumes (in English):

32.   Economic Analysis and International Law, in Oxford Bibliographies (Oxford University Press, 2020); forthcoming.

33.   The International Rule of Law and the Role of Transparency in the International Trading System: Inferences from Subsidies and SOEs Trade Disciplines, in R. Leal-Arcas, J. Wouters (eds.), Trade, Investment and the Rule of Law, (Edward Elgar Publishing, 2020); forthcoming.

34.   Compliance and Privatization of Law Enforcement, (with S. Lonati), in A. Makinwa, T. Søreide (eds.), Negotiated Settlements in Bribery Cases: A Principled Approach, (Edward Elgar Publishing, 2019), forthcoming.

35.   Article 26. Liability of Legal Persons, (7308 words), in C. Rose, M. Kubiciel, O. Landwehr (eds.), A Commentary on the United Nation Convention against Corruption, (Oxford University Press: 2019), 274-286.

36.   Article 60. Training and Technical Assistance (5703 words); in C. Rose, M. Kubiciel, O. Landwehr (eds.), A Commentary on the United Nation Convention against Corruption, (Oxford University Press: 2019), 605-615.

37.   Article 61. Collection, Exchange and Analysis of Information on Corruption, (1965 words) in C. Rose, M. Kubiciel, O. Landwehr (eds.), A Commentary on the United Nation Convention against Corruption, (Oxford University Press: 2019), 616-620.

38.   Article 62. Other measures: Implementation of the Convention through Economic Development and Technical Assistance (3151 words), in C. Rose, M. Kubiciel, O. Landwehr (eds.), A Commentary on the United Nation Convention against Corruption, (Oxford University Press: 2019), 621-626.

39.   Article 48. Status of Annexes and Decisions, (with M. Petri) in R. Leal-Arcas (ed.), Commentary on the Energy Charter Treaty, (Edward Elgar: Cheltenham UK/Northampton MA US, 2019), pp. 490-496.

40.   Article 49. Depositary, (with M. Petri) in R. Leal-Arcas (ed.), Commentary on the Energy Charter Treaty, (Edward Elgar: Cheltenham UK/Northampton MA US, 2019), 497-500.

41.   Articles 50. Authentic Texts (with M. Petri), in R. Leal-Arcas (ed.), Commentary on the Energy Charter Treaty, (Edward Elgar: Cheltenham UK/Northampton MA US, 2019), 501-503.

42.   The EU’s Promotion of Human Rights and Sustainable Development through PTAs as a Tool to Influence Business Regulation in Third Countries in A. Bonfanti (ed.), Business and Human Rights in Europe: International Law Challenges, (Routledge: London, 2018), 71-83.

43.   Money Laundering Regulation in the European Union, (with F. Jeske Anema), in K. J. McCarthy (ed.), The Money Laundering Market: Regulating the Criminal Economy, (Agenda Publishing: Newcastle upon Tyne, 2018), 55-85.

44.   The Economics of Money Laundering, in P. Reichel, J. Albanese (eds.), Handbook of Transnational Crime and Justice. 2nd ed., (Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE Publications, 2014), pp. 227-243.

45.   A Claim for “Soft Solutions” in Interconnecting the EU and WTO Legal System - Constitutional Issues and Implementation Exceptions: Is It Time to Lift Rigid Structures? in C. Dordi (ed.) The Direct Effect of WTO Law in the European Community Legal System and in Other Countries. (The Interuniversity Centre on the Law of International Economic Organizations (CIDOIE, Giappichelli: Turin, 2010), 79-119.

46.   Anti-Money Laundering: The Transnational Criminal Framework and Regulation, with M. Arnone in A. Sabitha (ed.), Combating Money Laundering. Transnational Perspectives, (ICFAI University Press: Hyderabad, 2009) 1-48.

 

Articles in Collected Volumes (In Italian):

47.   Il controllo internazionale tra standardizzazione, coordinamento e ‘contaminazione’, in A. Annoni, S. Forlati, F. Salerno (ed.), La codificazione nell'ordinamento internazionale ed europeo, (ES: Naples, 2019), 591-625.

48.   Corruzione: Impatto sistemico e diritto internazionale, in Riciclaggio e corruzione: prevenzione e controllo tra fonti interne e internazionali, (Giuffrè: Milan, 2013), 37-52.

49.   Strumenti e iniziative di lotta alla corruzione nel commercio internazionale, in G. Sacerdoti (ed.), Responsabilità d’impresa e strumenti internazionali anticorruzione, (Egea: Milan, 2003), 5-57.

 

Works in Progress

1.       Non State Domestic Actors and Transformations of Security Council Non-Forcible Measures. Between Lawmaking and Peace Enforcement (final writing stage).

2.       The UN Security Council Confronts Organized Crime: The Role of Inquiry Commissions and Panel of Experts (initial writing stage).

3.       Attribution of Conduct to the State: State Responsibility and State-Controlled Entities in International Law, (initial writing stage).

4.       Is Food Safety Governance Changing through Preferential Trade Agreements? SPS + and SPS – Rules in US and EU PTAs, (research stage).

5.       Reconceptualizing Transparency as a General Principle of WTO Law, with J. Chaisse (research stage)

6.       Enforcement of Awards, in J. Chaisse, L. Choukroune, S Jusoh (eds) Handbook of International Investment Law and Policy, (Springer, 2020), forthcoming.
 

Policy reports
 

Codes of Conduct for Public Officials - GRECO Findings & Recommendations; Strasbourg, 20 March 2019, GRECO(2019)5. Prepared for the Council of Europe, GRECO (Groupe d'Etats contre la corruption/Group of States against Corruption), 20th March 2019, available at: https://rm.coe.int/codes-of-conduct-for-public-officials-greco-findings-recommendations-p/168094256b

Regional. Enhancing the IDB’S Borrowing Member Countries’ Work on Transparency and Accountability. Midterm Review of the Regional Technical Cooperation “Strengthening the Integrity of Financial Systems: Improving the Capacity to Prevent Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing” (RG-2224), Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) Capital Markets and Financial Institutions Division, 2015. (The assessment report is confidential).

European Trade Policy and Investment Support Project MUTRAP IV Assessment of Vietnam’s institutional and socio-economic, progress before AEC 2015, 2015, prepared for the European Commission and the Government of Vietnam, (with C. Dordi, J-M Philip).

The FATF. An Introduct