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Alessandro Costa

Born in Rome in 1949. Juris Doctor, specialisation in the USA. His practice focuses on international financial and legal relations, with special emphasis on EU law, international contracts, project finance, anti-trust law, practice and procedures of international financial institutions. He has served as adviser to international institutions (EU, UNIDO, IFC, UNDP) and national ones (Italian Bilateral Aid, International Agencies of the Italian Chambers of Commerce). Former Professor of International Economic Law and of International Environmental Law in the University Parthenope of Naples, he is consultant to the main Italian training institutions in matters of International Trade Law and Human Rights. He authored monographs on Business and Human Rights “Banks and Human Rights: Pathways and Compliance” (Edit by A Costa – Rome, December 2013) and “Business and Human Rights: a challenge for enterprise?” (AVSI Foundation, Milan, November 2014), on International Economic Law, the EU policies, the World Bank and on international business techniques and financial instruments for joint ventures.