È una studiosa processualpenalista formatasi all’Università di Palermo. Ha conseguito l’LLB presso la University of London ed ha approfondito gli studi di procedura penale comparata presso la facoltà di Giurisprudenza di Urbino. E’ stata relatore in convegni internazionali in Inghilterra, in Olanda in Australia e negli Stati Uniti. Ha collaborato con centri di ricerca universitari. E’ membro dell’Istituto Britannico di diritto comparato. Componente del comitato scientifico del “Centro Studi per la Giustizia”, attualmente, oltre l’attività di docenza presso Link Campus University of Malta, presiede ed è Direttore di Ricerca del Research Unit One.
Daniela Mainenti is Associate Professor in criminal law and criminal procedure at Link Campus University in Palermo and Catania (Italy), lecturer in Master of Human Right in Fair Trial and Peacekeeping and Coordinator in Master for Manager of Mafia’s confiscated properties.
- Member of the scientific team lead by Professor emeritus of criminal procedure prof. Gustavo Pansini.
- Member of BIICL (British Intitute of Comparative Law)
- President and Director of RUO Research Unit One a Research Centre on comparative law www.ruo.it and member of the Board of Directors of Europe House in Palermo.
Research, activities and partnerships:
Her studies continue to explore the areas of comparative criminal procedure e comparative criminal law, constantly updated, with studies and publications.
Her past activities, in particular, were addressed to the study of searching and seizure of Mafia’s money and legal transplantation into Italian law.
She recently published a work on the criminal liability of companies under the “Security Decree Law ” published by UTET, and the “Liability of legal persons under the law” ratifying the UN Convention of Palermo against organized crime.
She was invited as a speaker at the Inner Temple in London for an International workshop on British and Italian criminal justice system.
Some reports, particularly on the “Role of prosecutor in Italy” , “Italian Legislative Transplants” and “Criminal implications of Islamic polygamous marriages in Italy” have been accommodated within national and international conferences and RAI television. .
Her activity is targeted to deep the criminal liability of legal entities in public procurement and implementation of governance models for companies.
She collaborated with the Regional Anti-Mafia Commission as a consultant for the drafting of anti-racketeering law and protection of victims of mafia crimes.
With R.U.O. she has started a partnership with COPPEM (Cooperative Committee for Euro Mediterranean Area) for an International Forum Euro Med on Islamic terrorism, Immigration and transnational crime.
Her latest research – commissioned by Federpesca – examined the field of IUU, illegal, unreported and unregulated, fishing. Focusing the attention on different sanction systems and the application of the “score” system in each member state in EU.
She recently conducted significant studies on the latest Italian reforms on anti-corruption law and in particular on whistle-blowers. This research, in particular, was awarded in 2012 at the International Congress of Washington OF ISRCL (International Society for the Reform of Criminal Law).
She is working today on a publication about the new lines of anticorruption reform in Italy in collaboration with Fondazione “Rocco Chinnici” and a Court of Cassation member, judge Pier Camillo Davigo.
Another significant business are external consulting activities for the rehabilitation health care facilities, wineries and farms and models of business intelligence. She worked in a research on clinical risk. The study on the guidelines that she presented to head of health of Sicily produced the creation of an ombudsman at the Medical Council of Palermo.
She was consultant of the chief prosecutor of the Romanian Ministry of Justice in drafting the new Criminal Procedure Code.
She is working on an e-book on Italian criminal procedure and for Rocco Chinnici Foundation to elaborate the European figure of Organized Crime.
She is the Director of RUO 24 Sole 24 ORE newsletter on Excellence models in liberal profession and she is the owner of SALUTEIN, magazine about excellence models in Sicilian medicine.
She is Director of The International Seal EEIG www.theinternationalseal.com London and Associate lawyer in Italia Consulenza Law Firm, Rome.
She was particularly active, in leading roles, in AMMI (Association of Italian Doctors’ Wives) in charity activities .
She has advanced English skills, with a good knowledge of French and Spanish and a knowledge of Arabic computing.
Computer skills are excellent.