Ulisse Belotti is a tenured researcher in English Language and Translation at the University of Bergamo, Italy, where he teaches English for business studies and legal English at graduate and undergraduate level. His research interests concern word-formation in IT language, genre analysis, business and legal discourse. He has conducted corpus-based research on the genre characteristics of business related documents. His recent work centres on identity in academic discourse with particular reference to Italian economics scholars writing in English. His major publications in the domain of law and arbitration include: ‘Th e language of Italian Arbitration Rules in English: Some
Measurable Aspects’ , Linguistica e Filologia 15, 113-141 , Dipartimento di linguistica e letterature comparate, Università degli Studi di Bergamo (2002),‘Generic Integrity in Italian Arbitration Rules’,19-40, in V.Bhatia, C.N.Candlin, M.Gotti (eds), Legal Discourse in Multilingual and Multicultural Contexts, Peter Lang, Bern. (2003), ‘An Introduction to the Legal System in Italy’, Section 2, 196-205, in V.Bhatia,C.N.Candlin, J.Engerg, A.Trosborg (eds.), Multilingual and Multicultural Contexts of Legislation. An International Perspective. Peter Lang, Bern.(2003).