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Gianni & Origoni

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Gianni & Origoni

Gianni & Origoni

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+39 06 478 751

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Firm Details:

Managing Partners: Antonio Auricchio and Giuseppe Velluto

Number of Partners: 110

Number of other Lawyers Worldwide: 351

Languages: Arabic, Dutch, English, French, German, Italian, Korean, Mandarin Chinese, Polish, Russian, Spanish

Firm Overview:

Gianni & Origoni is an award-winning business law firm providing legal advice in all areas of commercial law. Established in 1988, the international firm to date comprises more than 430 highly specialised lawyers based in Italy (Rome, Milan, Padua, Bologna and Turin) and abroad (Abu Dhabi, Brussels, Hong Kong, London, New York and Shanghai).

Main Areas of Practice:

M&A/Corporate:

Gianni & Origoni boasts Italy’s leading mergers and acquisitions practice according to major league tables. The firm has advised on most of the largest domestic and international acquisitions in Italy involving leading businesses and is involved in some of the Italian government’s largest privatisation projects. The team also boasts Italy’s most extensive experience and knowledge pool in all aspects of private equity and venture capital work.

Administrative Law & Tenders: The firm handles issues involving public law and relating to tenders for supplies and services, transportation, telecommunications, pharmaceuticals, power, environment, trade, tourism, utilities, competition and health care.

Art Law: Collectors, investors, Italian and overseas companies and institutions will find expert, reliable and accessible legal and tax advice at Gianni & Origoni, offering high quality legal services in the field of art and cultural heritage, recognized as such on both the national and international levels.

Antitrust & Regulatory: The firm was a pioneer in creating a department specialising in Italian antitrust and is regarded as one of the Italian market leaders in this field. The firm represents clients in major proceedings before both the European Commission and the Italian antitrust authorities.

Banking & Finance: The banking team provides advice on the full spectrum of financial issues, including advising investment funds, industrial clients, banks and financial institutions with respect to financing agreements, syndicated loans, guarantee agreements and other financing transactions.

Data Protection: The team boasts over 25 years of experience in the area of data protection, having been launched as a specialised team with the passage and entry into force of the first data protection law in 1996.

Energy & Infrastructure: The firm has developed considerable expertise in these areas and advises several leading overseas and Italian independent energy companies. Work categories include project finance, infrastructure projects, distribution, regulatory compliance, licensing, concession and bidding agreements, along with the purchase and the development of green and brown field projects.

Environmental Law: The firm’s lawyers advise on authorisation procedures and regulatory matters, litigation and negotiations in the environmental and energy sectors. They assist Italian and international clients on regulatory compliance and liability issues in relation to waste management, air and water pollution, health and safety and land contamination under both Italian and EU law.

Financial Markets: The firm assists issuers, sellers and underwriters on IPO’s and other equity offerings, including debentures, convertible and exchangeable bonds etc., throughout Italy and the Euromarkets. The team also advises on tender offers involving both public and other companies, structured securities and bonds, derivatives and on hedging and speculative strategies.

Insolvency & Reorganisation: The firm represents debtors and creditors in reorganisation cases as well as other matters and transactions arising out of insolvency proceedings. It also represents investment funds and other investors in acquisitions and turnaround transactions of financially troubled companies.

Insurance: The team assists clients in the acquisition of participations in insurance companies, insurance intermediation, as well as incidental regulatory issues, with particular reference to product and distribution aspects, relations with the Insurance Regulatory Authority (‘IVASS’) and assistance in procedures before the Italian Antitrust Authority.

Intellectual property, TMT and Cybersecurity: The firm acts for several companies on intellectual property and IT issues such as IP protection and litigation involving patents, trademarks, trade secrets, advertising and unfair competition. In the field of cybersecurity, the firm provide support in relation to all legal aspects, including both national and international regulations, advising in regard to ordinary compliance activities and in regard to extraordinary events, such as security incidents, cyber-attacks and data breach.

Labour: Given the extended scope of Italian law in this area, the firm has historically had a significant labour practice. The firm advises several industrial and financial groups as well as medium-sized businesses on handling the management of human resources and recurring employment issues.

Litigation & Arbitration: The firm’s advocates appear in major civil and administrative litigation in courts throughout Italy and before the country’s Supreme Court (Cassazione). They also represent clients or act as arbitrators in major international arbitrations, including ICC proceedings. Since 2008 the firm has broadened its services and offers clients assistance in white-collar crime.

Real Estate: The firm has developed unique expertise in real estate transactions working in multi-disciplinary teams. With an integrated network of leading individuals, it has both the resources and the know-how to successfully handle all aspects of a real estate transaction, however complex.

Shipping, Aviation & Transportation: The firm is in the forefront in assisting and supporting its clients in all matters regarding Italian, EU and international shipping and transportation (sea and air), in both the contentious and non-contentious arenas.

Tax: The firm has specialists in the tax aspects of corporate and commercial transactions such as M&A, joint ventures, capital markets and structured finance, EU tax, transfer pricing and tax litigation.

Wealth & Trust: The firm’s department focuses primarily on serving the needs of private clients (individuals and their families) both directly and through intermediaries (banks, fiduciary and asset management companies, family offices etc.) who assist them in managing their wealth.

White Collar Crime


Focus Team:

Art Law, Chemistry and Pharma, Corporate Governance, ESG (Environmental, Social, Governance), Fashion and Luxury, Fintech, Food, GOP4Venture, Hotel and Leisure, Life Sciences, Sports Law.


On the Global Stage:

The firm is active on the global stage through its foreign offices, dedicated desks (Africa, China, India, Korea, Luxembourg) and its international network.

Ranked Offices

Provided by Gianni & Origoni

Italy - Head office
Belgium
  • Brussels
    Avenue Moliere, 184, Brussels, Brussels Capital Region, Belgium, B-1050
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Italy
UK

Contributions

Latest contributions provided by Gianni & Origoni

Global Practice Guide
Francesco Gianni
Gianluca Ghersini
Alfredo D’Aniello
Gabriele Ramponi
Authored by
Francesco Gianni, Gianluca Ghersini, Alfredo D’Aniello, Gabriele Ramponi
Article • Aug 2023
Global Practice Guide
Francesco Gianni
Gianluca Ghersini
Alfredo D’Aniello
Gabriele Ramponi
Authored by
Francesco Gianni, Gianluca Ghersini, Alfredo D’Aniello, Gabriele Ramponi
Article • Aug 2023

Gianni & Origoni rankings

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Belgium
Competition: EU
1 Ranked Lawyer
Lawyers
Francesco Maria Salerno
F
Francesco Maria Salerno
F
Foreign expert for Italy
Competition/European Law: State Aid
1 Ranked Lawyer
Lawyers
Francesco Maria Salerno
3
Francesco Maria Salerno
3
Band 3
China
Corporate/M&A (International Firms)
1 Department
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India
Corporate/M&A
1 Ranked Lawyer
Lawyers
Rosario Zaccà
Rosario Zaccà
Italy expertise based abroad
Italy
Banking & Finance
1 Department
3 Ranked Lawyers
Department
Banking & Finance
3
Banking & Finance
3
Band 3
Lawyers
Matteo Bragantini
3
Matteo Bragantini
3
Band 3
Giuseppe De Simone
5
Giuseppe De Simone
5
Band 5
Marco Zaccagnini
Marco Zaccagnini
UK expertise based abroad
Banking & Finance: Financial Services Regulation
1 Department
1 Ranked Lawyer
Department
Banking & Finance: Financial Services Regulation
2
Banking & Finance: Financial Services Regulation
2
Band 2
Lawyers
Emanuele Grippo
2
Emanuele Grippo
2
Band 2
Capital Markets
3 Ranked Lawyers
Lawyers
Richard Hamilton
F
Richard Hamilton
F
Foreign expert for UK
Elena Cirillo
Elena Cirillo
UK expertise based abroad
Marco Zaccagnini
Marco Zaccagnini
UK expertise based abroad
Capital Markets: Debt
1 Department
1 Ranked Lawyer
Department
Capital Markets: Debt
3
Capital Markets: Debt
3
Band 3
Lawyers
Richard Hamilton
2
Richard Hamilton
2
Band 2
Capital Markets: Equity
1 Department
2 Ranked Lawyers
Department
Capital Markets: Equity
2
Capital Markets: Equity
2
Band 2
Lawyers
Antonio Segni
S
Antonio Segni
S
Senior Statespeople
Alessandro Merenda
4
Alessandro Merenda
4
Band 4
Capital Markets: Securitisation
1 Department
1 Ranked Lawyer
Department
Capital Markets: Securitisation
3
Capital Markets: Securitisation
3
Band 3
Lawyers
Domenico Gentile
3
Domenico Gentile
3
Band 3
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