Luigi joined Bird & Bird in October 2012 as Senior Counsel of the Banking & Finance Group.
Before joining Bird & Bird, Luigi served for 18 years in the Italian Financial Services Authority (CONSOB), heading the Intermediaries Supervision and Register Office since 2007.
The Office managed by Luigi is in charge for the authorizations regarding Italian investment companies as well as the regulatory and the enforcement activities concerning investment services (conduct and transparency rules) performed by banks and investment companies.
Luigi has great experience in banks, investment and insurance companies, and brokers supervision.
Luigi has authored different articles and publications, in particular: “Limiti di applicabilità alle Sim degli artt. 5 e 5-bis della l. 216/1974”, Giurisprudenza Commerciale, 1992; “Decorrenza dei termini per le azioni revocatorie in caso di dichiarazioni di fallimento consecutivo a concordato preventivo o ad amministrazione controllata”, Banca Borsa e Titoli di credito, 1994; "La crisi delle Sim di fatto", Giurisprudenza Commerciale, 1999; “Orientamenti in tema di intermediari e promotori finanziari”, Foro Italiano, 2001; “Intermediari e promotori finanziari”, Torino, 2005 (in which he is co-author) and “Il collocamento”, L’attuazione della MiFID in Italia, Bologna, 2010.