Amedeo Rizzo

DPhil Law

Other affiliations

Law Faculty Tax Law and Policy Discussion Group Intellectual Property Discussion Group


Amedeo Rizzo is a Doctor of Philosophy (DPhil) in Law student at the University of Oxford, Exeter College. He is undertaking research activities on tax incentives for innovation at the international level, under the supervision of Professor Tsilly Dagan.

He is a Transatlantic Technology Law Forum Fellow at the University of Stanford (Stanford Law School) and the University of Vienna, conducting research on tax and technology, intellectual property rights, competition law and exchange of information. He is an Academic Fellow at Bocconi University and SDA Bocconi School of Management, where he coordinates the Accounting & Tax Policy Observatory and the Transfer Pricing Forum, focussing on the managerial dimension of the application of tax law in corporations.

He is a member of the Group of Experts on anti-corruption for Transparency International Italy, advising on corporate and tax law, and one of the founding partners of the Italian audit company Imperium Audit SpA. Previously, he worked for the Directorate-General for Economic and Financial Affairs (DG ECFIN) of the European Commission as an external advisor on budget and tax policy, and for the International Tax and Transfer Pricing Team of Pricewaterhouse Coopers, Milan. He also collaborated with the Centre for Budget and Governance Accountability, India, on financial transparency issues in Asia-Pacific countries.

As concerns his research activities, he is the author of papers published in national and international academic journals, such as International Tax Studies, International Transfer Pricing Journal, Bulletin for International Taxation, Fiscalità e Commercio Internazionale (Italian), and Novità Fiscali (Swiss), and technical newspaper such as We Wealth, which selected him for the top 300 wealth management influencers’ club.

He participated in the publication of the book “Tax Law in Times of Crisis and Recovery”, with the University of Cambridge, co-authoring a chapter on environmental taxation. Additionally, he took part in the publication of the book “Brexit: Scenari fiscali e opportunità per i professionisti italiani” published by IPSOA – Wolters Kluwer Italy and presented at the Camera dei Deputati, the Italian Chamber of Deputies.

Amedeo obtained a Master of Science in Taxation (with distinction) from the University of Oxford, a Master of Science in Law and Business Administration (summa cum laude) from Bocconi University, and a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration. He received the Bocconi - Boroli scholarship for being one of the best Bocconi graduates of 2017 and for his thesis about EU tax competition and intellectual property taxation.

Research Interests

  • International Corporate Taxation
  • Comparative Taxation
  • Tax Policy
  • EU Tax Law
  • Innovation and Intellectual Property