Guido Alpa

Full professor

email: guidoalpa.alpa@gmail.com
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Born in Ovada (AL), November 1947, 26th. Domiciled in Genoa, via Roma 3, tel. 010 4554752; fax 010 4554698. Having a second law firm in Rome, Piazza Cairoli 6, tel. 06 68300324, fax 06 68301809. Scientific Career Graduate in law (honors degree 110/110, magna cum laude) at the University of Genoa. Full Professor of Private Law, University of Genoa (1980 - 1991). Full Professor of Private Law at the University La Sapienza in Rome, since 1991. Director for the Master in European Private Law at the University La Sapienza of. Rome since 2004. Visiting professor at the University of Oregon (at Eugene), fall 1977, 1979, 1985. Visiting professor at the University of California (at Berkeley), fall 1979. Visiting professor at the University of London (Inst. Adv. Leg. Stud.), summer 1982. Visiting professor at the University of Mannheim (1984), Trento (1985), Coimbra (1986). University of Oregon (Eugene), Summer 1985. Visiting professor at the University of Barcelona (1989) and the University of Granada (1990). Honorary Degree, University Complutense, Madrid, 1996. Honorary Degree, University Nacional Mayor de San Marcos of Lima, 2007. Honorary Degree, University of Buenos Aires, 2008. Member of the British Academy (2004). Member of the Accademia Virgiliana (2001). Honorary Bencher of Gray’s Inn (1998). Membership of the International Academy of Commercial and Consumer Law (1999). Member of the Accademia Ligure di Scienze e Lettere (2008) Membership of the Inter-American Bar Association (2010). Membership of the International Bar Association (2013). Honorary Member of the Academia Peruana de Derecho (2016) Professional Career Admitted to the Bar in Genoa (since 1974). Lawyer since 1980. Admitted to the Superior Jurisdictions (since 1984). Member of ISVAP (Institute for the Supervision of Private Collective Insurance) for three years. President of Italian Civil Association (2010-2016). Member of the Scientific Committee of the Arbitration Chamber of the Bar in Genoa (since December 2015) Chairman of the Study Commission for the elaboration of a proposal for the organic discipline and the reform of the dejurisdictional tools, with particular emphasis on mediation, assisted negotiation and arbitration, established at the Ministry of Justice (2016). Chairman of the Advisory Commission, established within the Ministry of Health, for the issues regarding the defensive medicine and professional liability of health care professionals (2015). Member of the Commission for the reform of the bankruptcy law, established within the Ministry of Justice (2015). Member of the Vietti Commission for the reorganization of the administration of justice (2015). President of the Italian Bar Association since May 2004 until March 2015. Official Positions Member of the Grandi Navi Veloci s.p.a. Board of Administration (November 2004 - February 2005). Member of the Board of Administration of Nuovi Investimenti SIM s.p.a. (2002) Member of the Board of Administration CARIGE Bank, Genoa (1999-2003; 2009-2013). Member of the Board of Administration CARIGE Bank Italia (2013). President of CARIGE Assicurazioni and CARIGE Vita Nuova, Genoa (April 2013-December 2013). Member of the Board of Administration of CARIGE Foundation (December 2013-February 2014). Member of the Board of Administration of FINMECCANICA (May 2014-present). Honorary Titles - Grand Cross Knight of the Order of Merit of the Republic (2005). - Equestrian Order of the Holy Sepulcher Knight. - Commander of the Order of St. Gregorio Magno. Relevant Publications Monographs: • Responsabilità dell’impresa e tutela del consumatore, Milano, 1975. • Diritto privato comparato, G. Alpa, M.J. Bonell, D. Corapi, L. Moccia, V. Zeno Zencovich, A. Zoppini, Laterza, 3 ed., 2008. • Commentario breve al codice civile. Leggi complementari, Tomo III, a cura di G. Alpa e P. Zatti, Cedam, 2009. • Il DRAFT Common Frame of Reference del diritto privato europeo, a cura di G. Alpa, G. Iudica, U. Perfetti, P. Zatti, Cedam, 2009. • Le modifiche al codice di procedura civile, Quaderni di rassegna forense, a cura di Alpa, ESI, 2010. • La responsabilità civile. Principi, Utet, 2010. • La responsabilità civile. Parte generale, Rassegna Bigiavi, Utet, 2010. • Giurisdizioni di legittimità e regole di accesso. Esperienze europee a confronto, a cura di G. Alpa e V. Carbone, Il Mulino, 2011. • Le stagioni del contratto, Il Mulino, 2012. • Arbitrati, G. Alpa e V. Vigoriti, Utet, 2012. • Le persone fisiche, (G. Alpa-A. Ansaldo), Il codice civile. Commentario. 2 ed., Giuffrè, 2013. • Arbitrato. Profili di diritto sostanziale e di diritto processuale, a cura di Alpa e Vigoriti, Utet, 2013. • Commentario al codice civile, Tomi I, II, III, a cura di G. Alpa e V. Mariconda, 3 ed., Ipsoa, 2013 • Codice civile annotato con la giurisprudenza, a cura di G. Alpa e G. Iudica, Egea, 2014. • Il contratto in generale. Fonti, teorie, metodi, Trattato di diritto civile e commerciale, Giuffrè, 2014. • La responsabilità d’impresa, a cura di G. Alpa e G. Conte, Collana Istituti di diritto civile, Giuffrè, 2015. • Diritto privato europeo, Collana Istituti di diritto civile diretta da G. Alpa, Giuffrè, 2016. • Illecito e danno antitrust. Casi e materiali, Giappichelli, 2016. • Diritto dei consumatori, a cura d Alpa e Catricalà, Il Mulino, 2016. • Manuale di diritto privato, X ed., Wolters Kluwer, 2017. Foreign Publications • Grundlagen des Europäischen Privatrechts, G. Alpa e M. Andenas, Springer, 2009. • Autonomie des parties et libertè contractuelle, aujourd’hui, in Revue des contrats, avril 2009. • What is private law? PAC, 2010. • Markets and comparative law, BIICL, 2010. • Compensation for personal Injury in English, German and Italian Law, A Comparative Outline, B. Markesinis, M. Coester, G. Alpa, A. Ullstein, CSICL 2 ed., 2011. • Towards a European Contract Law, in Towards a European Contract Law Edited by Reiner Schulze, Jules Stuyck, Sellier, 2011 • Gli obblighi informativi precontrattuali nei contratti di investimento finanziario. Per l’armonizzazione dei modelli regolatori e per l’uniformazione delle regole di diritto comune, in Leçons du Droit Civil. Mélanges en l’honneur de François Chabas, Bruylant, 2011. • The Common Frame of Reference and the Europeanization of the Private Law, in Liber Amicorum Mário Frota, A causa dos direitos dos consumidores, Almedina, 2011. • Réflexions sur le dommage contractual. Philologie, conceptualisme et problems d’harmonisation du droit, in Revue intern. de droit compare, n. 4, 2011. • Cesl, Fundamental Rights, General Principles, Rules of Contract Law, in Diritto del commercio internazionale, fasc.4, 2012. • Les principes directeurs dans les avant-projets de réforme européens, in Revue des contrats, 1, 2013. • Competition of Legal Systems and Harmonization of European Private Law, Sellier, 2013. • Autonomie des parties et choix d’une loi étrangère applicable au contrat “national”, in Rev. intern. De droit compare, n.1, 2014. • Réflexions sur le projet français de réforme du droit des contrats, in Revue international de droit compare, n. 4, 2015. • El contrato en general, Principios y problemas, Prologo de Juan Espinoza Espinoza, Insitituo Pacifio, 2015. • La responsabilidad civil. Parte general, traducion Cesar Moreno More, Legales, 2016. • European Private Law, Conceptions and Definitions of Contract, in EBLR, vol. 27, 2016. • Le rôle de l’avocat dans les modes alternatifs de résolution des conflits en Italie (à propos de la loi du 10 novembre 2014, n. 162), in RDC, 10, 2016.

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