Christy Petit


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Assistant Professor

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Christy Ann Petit is Assistant Professor at the School of Law and Government of Dublin City University (DCU) and Deputy Director of the DCU Brexit Institute. She was a Research Associate during two years at the Florence School of Banking & Finance at the European University Institute (EUI) in charge of executive education and high-level policy events for policy-makers, professionals from the public and private sector, and from academia in the fields of banking and finance.

Her research interests cover EU Law, financial supervision and regulation, the law of the Banking Union, the Economic and Monetary Union, and central banking. She defended her Ph.D. thesis on ‘An integrated system for banking supervision in the Banking Union’ at the EUI Law Department, and graduated from the Ecole normale supérieure in law, economics, and business in France (2014), and in European Law from the College of Europe (2015). During her postgraduate studies, she was an intern at the European Central Bank, at the Court of Justice of the European Union (General Court), and at the Research Centre of Saint-Cyr Military Schools.

Peer Reviewed Journal

Year Publication
2023 Petit, C.A. (2023) 'Failing or likely to fail: banking union cooperation tested since 2017'. Journal of European Integration, 45 . [Link] [DOI]
2022 Christy Ann Petit (2022) 'Differentiated Governance in the Banking Union - Single mechanisms, joint teams, and opting-ins'. European Papers- A Journal on Law and Integration, 7 (2):889-907. [DOI]
2017 Christy Ann Petit (2017) 'Balancing independence with accountability: A third-metre waltz?'. Maastricht Journal of European and Comparative Law, 26 (1):17-34. [DOI]
2017 Stefan Grundmann; Giorgio Monti; Christy Ann Petit (2017) 'The European Banking Union in Action'. European Business Organization Law Review, 18 (3):391-399. [Link] [DOI]

Published Report

Year Publication
2023 Christy Ann Petit; Thorsten Beck (2023) Recent trends in UK financial sector regulation and possible implications for the EU, including its approach to equivalence. European Parliament, Directorate-General for Internal Policies; Policy Department for Economic, Scientific and Quality of Life Policies, . [Link] [DOI]
2023 Christy Ann Petit (2023) Irlande-France: le nouvel élan économique entre deux voisins européens Multiplier les opportunités et investir dans la soutenabilité et le numérique. Department of Foreign Affairs - Embassy of Ireland, . [Link]

Book Chapter

Year Publication
2023 Christy Ann Petit (2023) 'Regulatory cooperation, social security coordination, and participation in Union programmes' In: The Trade and Cooperation Agreement – Law & Politics of Brexit. Oxford : Oxford University Press.
2023 Petit, C.A. (2023) 'Anti-money laundering' In: Research Handbook on the Enforcement of EU Law. [Link]
2023 Christy Ann Petit (2023) 'The ECB mandate – a comparative constitutional perspective' In: The ‘new’ European Central Bank: taking stock and looking ahead. London : Oxford University Press.
2023 Christy Ann Petit (2023) 'Central Bank Digital Currency and the Treaty Mandate of the European Central Bank' In: Central Bank Digital Currencies. London : Palgrave McMillan.
2023 Petit, C.A. (2023) 'The ECB Mandate-a Comparative Constitutional Perspective' In: The New European Central Bank: Taking Stock and Looking Ahead. [Link] [DOI]
2019 Christy Ann Petit (2019) 'The SSM and the ECB decision-making governance' In: The European Banking Union and the Role of Law. Cheltenham : Edward Elgar Publishing. [Link] [DOI]
2017 Stefan Grundmann; Christy Ann Petit; Agneszka Smolenska (2017) 'Banking governance – the EU regime' In: Le traitement des établissements des bancaires et institutions financières : approche croisée. Paris : LexisNexis.

Working Paper

Year Publication
2020 Christy Ann Petit; Pierre Schlosser (2020) Rationale, potential and pitfalls of green securitization. Florence: WP [Link]


Year Publication
2020 Christy Ann Petit (2020) An integrated system for banking supervision in the Banking Union. Florence: THES [Link] [DOI]


Year Publication
2022 Christy Ann Petit (2022) Bank’s license withdrawal following shareholder’s damaged reputation and market confidence loss – Judgment of the General Court in Pilatus Bank and Pilatus Holding v ECB. CASE [Link]


Year Publication
2022 Federico Fabbrini; Christy Ann Petit (2022) The French Presidency of the Council of the EU. Dublin: BLOG [Link]
2021 Christy Ann Petit (2021) Building up resilience, recovery and sustainability in banking – new EU Banking Package. Dublin: BLOG [Link]
2021 Christy Ann Petit (2021) Op-Ed: CoFoE up to speed? Thoughts for banking and finance in the EU. BLOG [Link]
2020 Christy Ann Petit (2020) Analysis - An ambitious and collective response to the COVID-19 shock? : ECB's monetary policy package and recent EU policy measures. BLOG [Link]

Conference Publication

Year Publication
2017 Christy Ann Petit (2017) ADEMU WORKING PAPER SERIES Calibrating central banks’ mandate, Central banking objectives, tasks, and measures within unitary and federal constitutional settings [Link]
2016 Giorgio Monti; Christy Ann Petit (2016) ADEMU WORKING PAPER SERIES The Single Supervisory Mechanism: legal fragilities and possible solutions [Link]
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Modules Coordinated

Term Title Subject
2023 EU Banking and Finance Law (NGEU Law) LG5044
2023 Research & Methods in EU Law & Policy LG5036
2023 Issues in European Law (Banking) LG393
2022 Research and Methods in Law and Public Policy LG5036
2022 Key Issues in European Migration Law & Policy LG5044
2022 Issues in European Law LG393