Francesco offers Italian and international clients out-of-court advice and in-court assistance in all major areas pertaining to white-collar offences with a focus on criminal corporate law, finance, bankruptcy, taxation and environmental issues, and as well as corporate criminal liability.
As a lawyer entitled to practice before the Supreme Court since 2010, for over ten years Francesco has advised major companies operating in the banking and finance, environmental, energy, petrochemical, mass distribution, telecommunications, and construction industries. He has been involved in cases concerning crimes against property, public administration, and complex Italian and international proceedings involving bribery and corruption indictments. He has drafted and updated various organisational and management models under Legislative Decree No. 231/2001 while acting as Chairman of the Supervisory Body.
Francesco joined the Firm in 2017 and became a Partner in 2019.
Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Milan, 2001
Professor of Criminal Law at the Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore of Milan, where he teaches commercial criminal law in the Law and Economics Faculty.
His body of work – which consists of two monographs and sixty other publications including articles in journals and contributions to books and textbooks – on several topics with particular focus on the white-collar offences sector (market manipulation, transparency, bankruptcy and bankruptcy related offences, corporate liability, money laundering, false company disclosures, and criminal-law protection of share capital).