Giusella Finocchiaro is a Full professor of Private Law and Internet Law at the University of Bologna. She is a member of the Academy of Sciences of Bologna Institute. She is founder and partner of the law firm DigitalMediaLaws, a legal boutique in Milan and Bologna, specialized in new technologies law, privacy, e-commerce and electronic signatures. She has been the Chairperson of the UNCITRAL Working Group on Electronic Commerce. She has been the Chairperson of the Commission established at the legislative office of the Ministry of Justice charged with drafting legislative decrees for updating national law in line with the European Regulation on personal data protection. She is a legal expert of the World Bank. She is an expert of UNIDROIT’s Digital Assets and Private Law Project. She is the President of the Banking Foundation “Fondazione del Monte di Bologna e Ravenna” since 2015 and she has some corporate offices.