Founding partner and name partner of the Law Firm.
Francesco 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.
Italian, English, French and German.
Law Degree, Magna cum laude at “La Sapienza” University in Rome.
Qualified lawyer since 1967. Member of the Rome Bar Association.
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
2023 Chambers Global | Senior Statespeople – Banking & Finance: Financial Services Regulation Italy
2023 Chambers Europe | Senior Statespeople – Banking & Finance: Financial Services Regulation Italy