Francesco Carbonetti

francescocarbonetti@studiocarbonetti.it

Founding Partner

Founding partner and name partner of the Law Firm.

EXPERTISE

Grancesco has a long and recognised experience in the fields of corporate, banking and finance, insurance and capital markets law. Francesco directs the Firm’s overall activities.

PREVIOUS EXPERIENCE
  • 1967 | 1986 Lawyer at the Consulenza Legale (Legal Department) of the Bank of Italy, of which he became Deputy Head.
  • 1986 | 1989 Head of the Area Studi Giuridici ed Economici (Legal and Economic Studies Department) of CONSOB.
  • 1989 He founded the Law Firm.
  • He was formerly a Professor of Advanced Commercial Law and Italian and International Monetary Law at LUISS Guido Carli University in Rome.
  • He held teaching positions at Bocconi University in Milan and at Universities in Pisa and Naples as well as at the Scuola Superiore di Polizia Tributaria (Post-Graduate Tax Police Training School) and the Scuola Superiore della Pubblica Amministrazione (Post-Graduate Public Administration Training School)..
  • Member of the Ministerial Commissions in charge of drafting the implementation measures of the Second and Fourth Directives concerning the harmonisation of the law on joint-stock companies.
  • Head of the Working Group appointed by the Minister of Industry to reorganise insurance legislation and draft the text of the Italian Insurance Code, later approved via Legislative Decree no. 209/2005.
  • He authored numerous publications on commercial, banking, capital market and monetary law. These include two monographs: “L’acquisto di azioni proprie” in 1988, and “I contratti di intermediazione mobiliare” in 1992. He also authored the “Codice del Mercato Finanziario” and the “Codice della Banca e del Credito”.
  • Former President of the Arbitral Board at the Arbitration Chamber of the Rome Chamber of Commerce.
LANGUAGES

Italian, English, French and German.

1965

Law Degree, Magna cum laude at “La Sapienza” University in Rome.

1967

Qualified lawyer since 1967. Member of the Rome Bar Association.

1967

Admitted to practice before the Italian Supreme Court.

1967 | 1986 Lawyer at the “Consulenza Legale” (Legal Department) of the Bank of Italy, of which he became Deputy Head.

1986 | 1989 Head of the “Area Studi Giuridici ed Economici” (Legal and Economic Studies Department) of CONSOB.

Professor of Advanced Commercial Law and Italian and International Monetary Law at LUISS Guido Carli University in Rome

Teacher in Advanced Business Law at the Bocconi University in Milan.

Professor at the University of Pisa and Naples.

Professor at Scuola Superiore di Polizia Tributaria” (Post-Graduate Tax Police Training School) and the “Scuola Superiore della Pubblica Amministrazione” (Post-Graduate Public Administration Training School).

Member of the Ministerial Commissions in charge of drafting the implementation measures of the Second and Fourth Directives.

Head of the Working Group appointed by the Minister of Industry to reorganise insurance legislation and draft the text of the Italian Insurance Code, later approved via Legislative Decree no. 209/2005.

2017 Top Legal Award for Excellence.

2022 Chambers Europe | Senior Statespeople – Banking & Finance: Financial Services Regulation Italy

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