Paolo Saguato is an Assistant Professor of Law at Antonin Scalia Law School, George Mason University specializing in financial regulation. His research focuses on the intersection of banking, securities and derivatives regulation; the international and comparative dynamics and regulations of financial institutions; and financial innovation and technology. He has published several book chapters and articles in law reviews and peer-review journals including in the Ohio State Law Journal, Columbia Business Law Review, Yale Journal on Regulation, Stanford Journal of Law, Business and Finance, Journal of Corporate Law Studies, and Oxford Handbook of Financial Regulation. He is co-editor of the book The Law and Regulation of Financial Market Infrastructures: a Transatlantic Perspective (OUP, 2021). Before joining the faculty, Professor Saguato was a Research Fellow at the Georgetown Law Center (Institute of International Economic Law) and a Fellow at the London School of Economics and Political Science, where he received the Teaching Excellence Award. Before that he was a Global Hauser Fellow at New York University School of Law where he was affiliated with the Center for Financial Institutions. Professor Saguato earned his law degrees summa cum laude at the University of Genoa (Italy) and a PhD in Private, Business, and International Law at the same university. In addition, he holds a LLM from Yale Law School, which he attended as a Fulbright Scholar. Professor Saguato is an affiliated scholar at the C. Boyden Gray Center for the Study of the Administrative State, the Research Network for Sustainable Finance (University of Zurich), and the Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence on RU Sustainable Finance and Law (University of Genoa). He currently serves on the ESMA Central Counterparties Policy Committee Consultative Working Group.