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Dr Luca Rubini

Rubini, Luca

Researcher
Birmingham Law School

WTO law, especially subsidies
Competition law
EU law

Dr Luca Rubini is Reader (Associate Professor) and Deputy-Director of the Institute of European Law at the University of Birmigham, Law School. Luca served as legal secretary to Advocate General Francis Jacobs at the European Court of Justice in Luxembourg. He has held various visiting positions at the European University Institute, the Institute of International Economic Law (Georgetown University), the World Trade Institute, Bocconi University. He is faculty member of the MILE and of the Graduate School of Economics and International Relations (ASERI), Milan, and Fellow to the Centre of European Law, King’s College London. Dr Rubini has law degrees from the Catholic University in Milan (JD) and King's College London (MA and PhD) and is admitted to practice in Italy and England and Wales. Luca Rubini’s main expertise lies in the regulation of public subsidies. His current research interests revolve around the regulation of subsidies to promote clean energy. Among his recent publications: The Definition of Subsidy and State Aid – WTO and EC Law in a Comparative Perspective (OUP, 2009) and Microsoft on Trial: Legal and Economic Analysis of a Transatlantic Antitrust Case (Elgar, 2010).