Valeria Marcia is a visiting PhD student at the QUT Law School’s Consumer Policy and Regulation Research Program from February to July 2020. Valeria comes from the University of Milano-Bicocca, and is in her third year of a PhD program in Comparative Private Law. Her thesis is a comparative analysis of the principle of proportionality in banking regulation and is titled ‘The Proportionality Principle in Financial Service’s Regulation: A comparative analysis between the EU, US and Australian legislation.’ Prior to visiting QUT, Valeria has also visited the London School of Economics and Harvard Law school, where she attended research seminars and performed research activities related to her PhD research.
Valeria has teaching experience in Comparative Private Law, Insurance Law, and Business and Consumer contracts from a global perspective. She has also studied Computational Law at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
In March 2013 she accomplished the Combined Bachelor and Master of Science in Law at Bocconi University in Milan. She was later admitted to the Bar Association of Milan (“Ordine degli Avvocati di Milano”), having successfully completed the bar examination in 2016, and worked for a law firm specialising in Insurance law until December 2018.
Valeria’s research interests are Comparative Private Law, Banking Regulation, Insurance Law, Private Law and EU law. Her publications include:
- Claims Made Clauses: The Intervention of the Italian Supreme Court
- Withdrawals from Multiannual Insurance Contracts: A discussion
- Lawyer’s civil liability in comparative perspective, risk management and insurance cover
- Weaponizing Information Systems for Political Disruption, with Kevin C. Desouza (forthcoming 2020).
You can learn more about the Consumer Policy and Regulation Research Program by visiting the group’s website.