Nicolo Zingales is Professor of Law and Information Regulation, and coordinator of the e-Commerce Nucleus at FGV Direito Rio. Fascinated by the interaction of law, technology and markets, he researches on various subjects around the roles and responsibilities of digital platforms and others intermediaries in the digital ecosystem. He has published numerous articles in scientific journals primarily on competition law, intermediary liability, Internet governance, and personal data protection. He is founder and co-coordinator of the Coalition on Accountability of Internet Governance Forum Platforms, a founding member of the MyData Organization and leader of its Brazilian Hub. It is also affiliated with the Stanford Center for Internet and Society, the Tilburg Institute for Law, Technology and Society, and the Tilburg Law and Economics Center. Before establishing his academic house at FGV, he worked for 3 years in England (University of Leeds and University of Sussex) and two years in the Netherlands (University of Tilburg). He previously held research appointments at the law schools of the Fundação Getulio Vargas, the Graduate Institute of Geneva, New York University and Harvard University. He was also a Google Policy Fellow at Research ICT Africa, a consultant on Internet freedom for APC and CIPESA, and a trainee at the European Commission and the European Court of Justice. He holds a JD from the University of Bologna and a PhD in international law and economics from Bocconi University.

2022 Awards


Nominee, 2022 Antitrust Writing Awards: Academic, Digital

Nominee, 2018 Antitrust Writing Awards: Academic, Intellectual Property

Nominee, 2022 Antitrust Writing Awards: Academic, Digital

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