Pierluigi holds a JD (summa cum laude) from the University of Pisa. Currently is a  Ph.D. in Law candidate at the Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna, Pisa. He has been a research assistant at the University of Leicester and a visiting researcher at the Brussels School of International Studies, Belgium,  and at the Unversity of Amsterdam, the Netherlands. His research interests include regulation through technical standards, EU internal market law, and contract automation through blockchain. Pierluigi is a practicing attorney in Rome; his expertise embraces EU digital payments, open banking, and digital identity.


Technical standardisation; EU law; Blockchain and smart


P. Cuccuru, “The Judicial interpretation of Harmonised
Standards: Anstar” (2019) 44(1) European Law Review 99.

P. Cuccuru, “The Public and Private Sides of Harmonized
Standards: James Elliott Constructionv. Irish Asphalt”
(2018) 19(6) German Law Journal 1399.

P. Cuccuru, “Profili di regolazione non-normativa dei
droni alla luce del Regolamento (CE) 216/2008 in materia
di aviazione civile”, in E. Palmerini, M. Biasiotti, G.
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P. Cuccuru, “Blockchain ed automazione contrattuale.
Riflessioni sugli smart contract” (2017) 1 La Nuova
Giurisprudenza Civile Commentata, 107.

P. Cuccuru, “Beyond Bitcoin: An Early Overview on Smart
Contracts” (2017) 25(3) International Journal of Law and
Information Technology, 179.