Giuseppe Boccuzzi

Giuseppe Boccuzzi

Of Counsel


With Lawal since 2022, he has a background in senior management positions at the Bank of Italy, i.e., in banking supervision, crisis management of banks and other financial intermediaries as well as representing the Bank of Italy in various international settings. He oversaw the establishment of bank deposit insurance systems in Italy, following their regulatory and operational evolution, and was a member of several ministerial commissions for the reform of Italian bankruptcy law.

Former President of Banca Carige, Cassa di Risparmio di Genova e Imperia, in the two-year period 2021 – 2022 he was General Manager of the Interbank Deposit Protection Fund (FITD) from 2014 to 2020, a period characterised by profound institutional regulatory changes at the European level. He supervised the reform of its Articles of Constitution to adapt its structure and operation to the new rules introduced by Directive 2014/59/EU.

From 2006 to 2008, member of the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision representing the Bank of Italy, in 2001 he was a member of the “Task Force on Dealing with Weak Banks,” established by the Financial Stability Forum and by the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision, in collaboration with the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund.

Associate University Professor of Economic Law since 2013, he is currently a lecturer at the University of Cagliari, where he teaches “Banking Crisis Management” in the undergraduate degree programme in Economics and Finance. He is also an adjunct professor at the G.Marconi University of Rome for the Master’s Degree programme in Business Administration.

He graduated in Economics and Commerce from the University of Bari in 1979, and has authored numerous scholarly publications on banking and financial regulation and in the field of bankruptcy law. He has published books, papers in peer-reviewed journals, and studies for collections. He is Series Editor for Palgrave MacMillan Studies in Financial Instability and Banking Crises Regulation.