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Practice Areas

Banking & Finance. Corporate/M&A. Bankruptcy and Debt Restructuring. Regulatory. Insurance. Litigation & Arbitration. Asset Management and Real Estate. Fintech


Full Professor of Commercial Law and Financial Markets Law, University of Rome “Tor Vergata”. Lecturer in Commercial Law, LUISS University.

Registered at the Rome Bar from 1987. Partner at Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer (1998-2018).Member of the EU Legal Certainty Group(2005).Member of the ABF at the Bank of Italy(2009-2015).Member of the ACF at CONSOB.Member of OCF Supervisory Committee.Appointed in 2019 by ECB as Administrator of Banca Carige.Liquidator of the EFIM group (1996-2006).Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Banca Popolare di Vincenza.Liquidator of ASSID.Commissioner in the administration of: Gruppo Bancario Mediterraneo(2015-2017) Banca Network Investimenti(2011-2012), Bank Sepah Iran(2007-2008), Banca di Credito di Trieste (1996-2015), Banca UBAE(2011–2012), CR Amaseno (1993-1995), CR Avigliano (1992-1993).

Professional Memberships

Director Diritto dell’Economia.Vice-Chairman Associazione Docenti di Diritto dell’Economia.Member Associazione Italiana di Diritto Comparato.Member Association Henri Capitant.Referee Quaderni Consob.Member INSOL.


Corporate Governance Rules for Investment Funds in Italy(2005).Fintech Diritto del mercato finanziario(2011). L’assemblea delle società per azioni(2012). Titoli di credito(2015). Il bail-in(2015). Hybrid Participating Instruments under Italian Corporate Law(2016). The Bail-in of Banks(2016). The Implementation of BRRD and the Banking Crisis in Italy.(2017). Fintech. Diritto, tecnologia e finanza(2018). Distributed Ledger Technology in Financial Markets(2019)