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Orsingher Ortu - Avvocati Associati

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Senior Partners: Matteo Orsingher, Mario Ortu, Marco Consonni
Number of partners: 12
Number of lawyers: 44

Firm Overview:
Orsingher Ortu - Avvocati Associati is an independent law firm which specialises in complex transactions, advisory work and litigation notably in the fields of intellectual property, new media and information technology, corporate and finance, antitrust, competition and trade and labour laws. The firm’s partners have all developed their professional skills in prominent international law firms and have brought those skills to a tailored, client-focused structure.

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Corporate & Finance:
8 partners; 28 fee earners
Recent work includes:
■Assisting a leading European cosmetics retailer on the acquisition of two extensive chains of beauty and perfumery outlets in Italy
■Assisting a leading European energy company on the disposal of its investment in significant energy infrastructures connected to the national gas grid
■Assisting a major listed client on the public voluntary share-for-share exchange offer launched in the context of the overall reorganisation of the group and related capital increase and admission to listing of the relevant newly issued shares
Contact: Mario Ortu
Tel: +39 02 8907 5050
Email: [email protected]

5 partners; 29 fee earners
Recent work includes:
■Assisting a major international broadcaster on the structuring and negotiation of its production and co-production agreements
■Advising a leading US internet service provider as exclusive counsel on all aspects of their Italian operations, including contractual issues, data protection matters, litigation proceedings
■Assisting the most prominent Italian luxury/ sports car manufacturer in its worldwide brand protection, anti-piracy and anti-counterfeiting activities
IP Contact: Matteo Orsingher
Tel: +39 02 8907 5050
Email: [email protected]
TMT Contact: Marco Consonni
Tel: +39 02 8907 5050
Email: [email protected]

1 partner; 5 fee earners
Recent work includes:
■Assisting an international investment bank on the day-by-day management of any employment and labour issues. In particular, the firm recently assisted this client (i) with a victorious outcome, on a legal proceedings started by a former manager regarding a complex case of pension liability and (ii) on the implementation in Italy of the provisions of the Senior Manager Certification Regime (SM&CR - FCA) provided for under English law
■Assisting an Italian company (i) on the drafting of the employment-related part of the prospectus relating to its listing on the Italian Stock Exchange in the context of a capital increase and (ii) on the drafting of the employment agreements with its top management and its remuneration policies (short and long term incentive plans)
Contact: Alessandro De Palma
Tel: +39 02 8907 5050
Email: [email protected]

Antitrust Competition & Trade:
1 partner; 2 fee earners
Recent work includes:
■Assisting the largest Italian power company in two cases for alleged abuse of dominant position brought by the Italian Competition Authority for a tying practice and an excessive pricing practice. The two proceedings had a positive outcome for the client whose undertakings were accepted by the authority that dismissed the cases without imposing any sanction
■Advising a leading company in the oil sector (Italian subsidiary of a multinational company) on the implementation of an antitrust compliance program
Contact: Sacha D’Ecclesiis
Tel: +39 06 4559 9200
Email: [email protected]