Simone Sepe

Professor of Finance (by courtesy)
Professor of Law


J.S.D. and LL.M., Yale Law School, 2009
Ph.D., MPhil and MSc, Toulouse School of Economics, 2013
Ph.D., Law and Economics, University of Siena, 2006
J.D., L.U.I.S.S. University, 1998

Areas of Expertise

  • Corporate Governance
  • Corporate Law
  • Law and Economics
  • Law and Philosophy
  • Corporate Finance
  • Banking Law and Financial Regulation
  • Contract Theory

Selected Publications

  • Commitment and Entrenchment in Corporate Governance in 110 Northwestern University Law Review (forthcoming 2016).​

  • The Shareholder Value of Empowered Boards in 68 Stanford Law Review (forthcoming 2016).

  • Paying for Risk: Bankers, Compensation and Competition in 100 Cornell Law Review 655 (2015).

  • Disentangling Liberalization and Privatization Policies: Is There a Political Trade-Off? in 42 Journal of Comparative Economics 1033 (2014).

  • Lawyers and Fools: Lawyer-Directors in Public Corporations in 102 Georgetown Law Journal 413 (2014).

  • Intruders in the Boardroom: The Rise of Constituency Directors in 91 Washington University Law Review 311 (2013).