Danilo Semeghini is currently a Ph.D. student in Corporate and Commercial Law at University of Brescia, Italy. He graduated cum laude from the University of Milan Law School in April 2005, with a dissertation on venture capitalism and Italian corporate law reform. After an internship in 2005 at the Listing & Legal Affairs Department of Borsa Italiana s.p.a. (Italian stock exchange), he practiced in a law firm in Milan and served as an assistant professor in the Corporate and Commercial Law Department of the University of Milan, Law School until July 2006. In May 2007 he received an LL.M. degree, Harlan Fiske Stone Honor, from Columbia Law School. He published an article on liability of directors toward creditors and statute of limitation on an Italian law review.