Mihaela Braut Filipović is an Assistant Professor at the Commercial and Company Law Department at the Faculty of Law, University of Rijeka. She obtained her Ph.D. in 2014 at the Faculty of Law University of Zagreb, on the topic „Legal Position and Liability of a Depositary of an Open-Ended Investment Funds“. She is a member of the Croatian Comparative Law Association (CCLA) and the European Law Institute (ELI). She was granted international scholarship for the Max Planck Institute for Comparative and International Private Law, Hamburg, in 2012, and conducted a study stay at the European University Institute, Florence, in 2014. She was a member of the research team at the scientific project “Protection of Beneficiary on the Croatian and European Financial Services Market”. She authored scientific articles in the area of company, commercial and capital market law.