Who we are


Claudia SANDEI

Associate Professor
University of Padua

Marco CIAN

Full Professor
University of Padova


Claudia SANDEI

Claudia Sandei is Associate Professor of Company Law at the School of Law of the University of Padova, Director of Innovation and Technology Law Lab (ITLL), Co-founder and Managing Director of the Digital Law Network (DNL). Qualified Lawyer since 2008, after graduating in Law in Padova in 2003, Prof. Sandei got a Ph.D. at the University of Ferrara in 2009. Besides IT Law, her main areas of legal expertise include Corporate/Financial Law and IP Law. Author of two books on the impact of Technology on Corporate Governance in listed companies and of many articles on financial law in 2020 she has also acted as co-editor of a research book on The Law of Fintech (2020). Lecturer in many foreign Universities (Hannover, Varsavia, Budapest, Leeds, Nottingham, Barcelona, etc.), Member of the Faculty of the PhD Programme in Private Law (Padova University) and in Corporate Law and Professor of EU Company Law at UACS (Skopie, MK). Member of the editorial board of some of the most important Law Journals in Italy, Prof. Sandei has been in the Panel of the 2018 ELI Conference (Digital Law SIG) as one of the most renowned experts of Fintech in Italy. In 2020 she has also been appointed a member of the Expert Panel of the European Blockchain Observatory and Forum. TEDx Speaker. Member of the Human Inspired Technology Research Centre (HIT, Padova University).



Gregorio BERTIN

Executive Assistant


Executive Assistant


Research Assistant

Valentina RIZZI

Junior Assistant

Anna Letizia BURGIO

Junior Assistant

Giovanni RIGON

Project Manager