It also provides the necessary conditions to develop an in depth research. Third, the basic concept of mobility pushes the researcher to broaden his intellectual horizon and to acquire a truly European and international mindset.

Ottavio works on the legal issues regarding private security companies, which sell security services like armed guards, criminal investigation or alarm systems. Over the past decade, the activity of these companies has been constantly increasing, notably during the Iraq and Afghanistan conflicts. His research studies the regulatory network currently in place for private security companies, examining possible reforms.