Francesco combines expertise in banking and financial law with in-depth knowledge of the IT sector.
Francesco is an associate in our FinTech and Banking & Finance Groups based in Paris.
Passionate by new technologies, his practice mainly focuses on financial services regulation (licensing or exemption procedures, freedom to provide services or freedom of establishment regime, contractual framing including outsourcing, implementation of internal procedures, compliance, anti-money laundering and counter terrorism financing, payment services, eMoney etc.) in the context of innovative projects. He advises various actors including banks, eMoney institutions, payment services providers, investment firms and portfolio management companies, financial and banking intermediaries, as well as insurance companies.
Francesco also supports clients in relation to cryptocurrencies and Blockchain-related issues.
He advises the clients in relation to French, European and French-speaking African (WAEMU and CEMAC zones) Law.
Before joining us, Francesco worked for the Financial Services department of another international law firm.
He graduated from Paris II Panthéon-Assas University from which he holds a Master’s degree in Business Law. He also holds a Laurea in Scienze Giuridiche from the University of Bologna. Francesco delivers training on IT and financial law and participates in various working groups on innovation in the financial sector.
He is admitted to the Paris Bar and speaks French, English and Italian.