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Andrea Miglionico


Co-Director, Postgraduate Taught Programmes

Programme Director of Commercial LLM and Deputy Director of CCLFR

Module convenor and lecturer in the following LLM courses:

  • International Banking and Finance Law
  • Legal Aspects of International Financial Regulation
  • International Corporate Finance and the Law
  • Advanced International Commercial Law Issues

Areas of interest

  • Banking and finance law
  • Regulation of financial markets
  • Financial services law
  • Law and Economics

Postgraduate supervision

PhD supervision of banking and finance law

Awards and honours

  • Co-Investigator in the ESRC Research Grant (ES/S010416/1), 'Technology Driven Change and Next Generation Insurance Value Chains' (2018-20)
  • Principal Investigator in the British Academy Leverhulme Small Research Grants SRG 2017 Round scheme
  • Modern Law Review Scholarship (2014)
  • Queen Mary, University of London Postgraduate Research Funds (2013)

Professional bodies/affiliations

Selected publications


  • Banking Law. Private Transactions and Regulatory Frameworks, Routledge, 2021.
  • The Governance of Credit Rating Agencies. Regulatory Regimes and Liability Issues (Edward Elgar, Law and Practice Series 2019).

Selected Articles

  • The Banking and Financial Arbitrator between iurisdictio and strengthening of the supervision function, European Business Law Review, 2012, Vol. 23, No. 3, pp. 333-346, ISSN 0959-6941
  • Making credit rating agencies accountable: Is estoppel a possible solution? Business Law Review, 2013, Vol. 34, No. 5, pp. 166-173, ISSN 0143-6295
  • Market failure or regulatory failure? The paradoxical position of credit ratings agencies, Oxford Capital Markets Law Journal, 2014, Vol. 9, No. 2, pp. 194-211, ISSN 1750-7219
  • The House of Lords report on the post-crisis EU regulatory framework: where does the UK stand? Journal of International Banking and Financial Law, May 2015, pp. 1-5, ISSN: 0269-2694
  • Non-performing loans: regulatory and accounting treatments of assets, Bank of England Staff Working Paper No 594, April 2016.
  • Rethinking financial regulation: an appraisal of regulatory approaches in the UK and EU, Law and Economics Yearly Review, 2016, Vol. 5, No 1.
  • The Impact of FinTech on Securities and Secured Transactions, Journal of International Banking Law and Regulation, 2016, Issue 12.
  • Restructuring Failing Banks for Economic Recovery: In Search of an International Insolvency Regime, International Corporate Rescue, 2017, Vol. 14, n. 5, ISSN: 1572-4638.
  • Rules-based vs. principles-based regulation in the UK banking sector. Does Brexit matter?, Law and Economics Yearly Review, 2017, Vol. 6, No 1.
  • Non-performing loans at the dawn of IFRS 9: Regulatory and Accounting Treatment of Asset Quality, Journal of Banking Regulation, 2018, n. 1.

Book chapters

  • Insurance Companies, in Italian Banking and Financial Law, Vol II: Supervisory Authorities and Supervision, Palgrave Macmillan, Studies in Banking and Financial Institutions, 2015, pp. 81-99, ISBN: 978-1-137-50755-6
  • Reinsurance Business, in Italian Banking and Financial Law, Vol III: Intermediaries and Markets, Palgrave Macmillan, Studies in Banking and Financial Institutions, 2015, pp. 193-211, ISBN: 978-1-137-50758-7
  • Non-performing Loans: Challenges and Options for Banks and Corporations, in "Resolving Private Sector Insolvency: The Experience from the EU Periphery and the Case of Greece", Palgrave 2017, ISBN: 978-3-319-50312-7.

    Research seminars and conferences

    • Speaker at the conference 'Disruptive Innovation and Law: Evolution Towards A Tech-Law World', Brunel University, London, 13 September 2019.
    • Speaker at the Society of Legal Scholars Annual Conference, University of Lancashire, Preston, 3-4 September 2019.
    • Speaker at the Oxford Royale Academy on 'The relationship between law and digital technologies in the international perspective', organised by the University of Oxford, 25 July 2019.
    • Speaker at the LJMU FinTech, AI and the Law conference, Liverpool John Moores University, 20 June 2019.
    • Chair at the session on Corporate Law at the 'EU-China Legal and Judicial Cooperation' (EUPLANT) Conference organised by the Centre for European and International Law (CEILA) and the
    • Centre for Law and Society in a Global Context (CLSGC) at Queen Mary University of London, 11 June 2019.
    • Speaker at the 6th Annual Sino-UK Conference on Commercial Law and Economics 'UK and China after Brexit. Will anything change?', organised by the Centre for Commercial Law Studies (CCLS), Queen Mary, University of London, the Tsinghua University Law School and Renmin University Law School, 7 June 2019.
    • Organiser and Coordinator of the Conference: 'The Impact of Regulation on Insolvency. Latest Trends in Corporate and Bank Restructuring & Resolution', University of Reading, School of Law, 18 May 2016.
    • Public Lecture: 'Regulatory Treatment of Non-performing Loans: Legal Issues', University of Minho, School of Law, Braga, Portugal, 31 October 2017.
    • The Development of Bond Markets in China: Risks and Challenges, presentation delivered at the Symposium on the Internationalization of the RMB Risks and Challenges Ahead, Queen Mary University of London, 27 June 2017.
    • 'The Disclosure Regime of Credit Rating Agencies: An Obscure Veil of Compliance?' paper presented at the QMUL-SMU Research Forum, London, 8 June 2017.
    • Speaker at the International Programme of the Paris Bar School (EFB), 31 May 2017.
    • Speaker at the Roundtable 'Is Bail-in the answer to All of our Problems?: A Multi-jurisdictional Approach', Queen Mary, University of London, 17 March 2017.
    • Speaker in the Panel on 'The advantages of an effective insolvency law to facilitate the resolution of non-performing loans', Restructuring Conference, Banque de France, Paris, 28 October 2016
    • 'Global Financial Integration', seminar delivered at the New York University, Stern School of Business (London campus), London, 26 April 2016
    • 'Financial Innovation and the Role of Credit Rating Agencies', seminar delivered at the New York University, Stern School of Business (London campus), London, 12 April 2016
    • 'Nonperforming loans: Regulatory and accounting treatments of assets' (co-presented with Prof. Rosa Lastra, Dr. David Bholat, Dr. Kallol Sen and Prof. Sheri Markose), London Financial Regulation Seminar, LSE, 9 November 2015
    • 'Cross-Border Bank Insolvency and Resolution: Regulatory Responses to Financial Crisis' (co-presented with Prof. Rodrigo Olivares-Caminal), Seminar at Deutsche Bank, Birmingham, 5 November 2015
    • 'Nonperforming loans: Regulatory and accounting treatments of assets', EBA seminar on data needs for risk analysis purposes, Speaker in the Panel on asset quality risk indicators, London, 2 October 2015
    • Speaker at the Fifth Banking Law Symposium on 'Multinational Banking: Capturing the Benefits and Avoiding the Pitfalls', Centre for Commercial Law Studies, Queen Mary, University of London, 10 September 2015
    • 'Recasting credit rating agencies' responsibility: reform suggestions', Centre for Commercial Law Studies Seminars: New Voices in Commercial Law, Queen Mary, University of London, 6 November 2014
    • 'Bank Resolution and Insolvency', lecture delivered at the LLM Programme, Queen Mary University of London (module of International Insolvency and Debt Restructuring), Paris campus, 16 June 2014
    • 'Mapping the liability contours for credit rating agencies: a step forward in the regulation of financial markets', Presentation delivered at the Centre for Commercial Law Studies, Queen Mary University of London, Postgraduate Legal Research Conference 2014, London, 5 June 2014


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