Franco Peirone has developed his legal education at Università degli Studi di Torino (Italy) where he both obtained the Master of Arts in Law (2006-2011) with full marks cum laude and the PhD in Law (2012-2015) with the highest degree (excellent). During these years he has also been at University of Maastricht (Netherlands, 2010) and at the George Washington University (US, 2014) for studying and researching periods abroad.
Franco Peirone’s doctoral thesis focused on the consequences of corruption in public contracts in the light of a EU-US comparative perspective. He is a Post-doctoral Fellow at the Università degli Studi di Torino, Department of Economics (since 2015) where he has been researching and teaching in the fields of public and international law. He has been Post-Doctoral Scholar at Università del Piemonte Orientale, Department of Business (2015) too, where he has conducted researches in the area of Energy Law.
He has authored articles and book chapters published by national and international reviews on the issues of integrity, corruption, and conflicts of interest. He has been admitted to practice law having passed the bar examination (2015) at the Court of Appeal of Turin, Italy and he has worked at an administrative law firm in Torino.
Franco Peirone has recently achieved an LL.M. in International Legal Studies at New York University (US, 2016-2017) where he has also worked as a research assistant in the field of European Union Law. His academic interests include Administrative Law, International Law, and Legal Theory too.