Stefano is an expert in banking, financial services and insurance regulation, advising prestigious financial institutions on their core business and regulatory compliance.
Stefano is a partner in our Banking & Finance Group and co-head of our Financial Services Sector Group, based in Milan.
His practice focuses on advising banks, investment and asset management companies and insurance companies. He specialises in the banking and financial services sectors, as well as in insurance regulation.
His work includes drafting agreements and related information documents for the offering of banking, financial and insurance products; advising clients in relation to regulatory issues (including contentious with regulatory authorities), and drafting agreements instrumental to the activities of financial institutions and insurance companies, such as distribution agreements, outsourcing agreements and tied agent agreements.
Stefano also supports banks, insurance companies and other financial intermediaries in defining and drafting internal procedures and manuals and preparing the offering documentation for the issue of financial securities and the solicitations of public savings (prospectuses and info memo).
Stefano has advised several major clients on the implementation of the necessary measures to comply with the Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFID), the Undertaking for Collective Investment in Transferable Securities Directive (UCITS Directive), the Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive (AIFMD) as well as the Consumer Credit and Transparency Directives. He is also a specialist in anti-money laundering legislation.
Stefano joined us in 2003, when we opened our offices in Italy.