World Trade Institute
Banking and Finance Law
Lucia Satragno, born and raised in Argentina, has been a doctoral fellow at the World Trade Institute, University of Bern since May 2014 and a visiting researcher at the Centre for Banking and Finance Law, National University of Singapore since February 2017. Her thesis deals with the potential impact of the emerging doctrine of Common Concern of Humankind in the field of international monetary law. Her studies have been financed since August 2015 through the grant provided by the Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF) for the ‘Common Concern of Humankind’ project led by Prof. Thomas Cottier. She obtained the prestigious Van Calker scholarship from the Swiss Institute of Comparative Law in June 2014 and the Spark of Hope Foundation partial scholarship in March 2015.
Before focusing on her doctoral studies, Lucia worked as a research fellow in monetary and financial law at the World Trade Institute (2012-2014) and as a legal counsel in banking and finance law for a major law firm (2004-2009) and a corporate bank (2009-2010) in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Lucia holds a law degree with honours from the University of Buenos Aires (2003) and an LLM degree with distinction, awarded by Queen Mary University of London (2010-2011).