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Roberto Pisano
Office:
Via Cino del Duca no. 5
20122
City:
Milan
Country:
Italy
Tel:
+39 02 7600 2207
Fax:
+39 02 7601 6423

Biographies:

Who's Who Legal Asset Recovery: Lawyers

Roberto Pisano is the founder and managing partner of Studio Legale Pisano, an Italian boutique firm that specialises in all areas of white-collar crime including transnational investigations, recovery of assets, mutual legal assistance and extradition.

Mr Pisano has a history of representing prominent individuals and entities in high-profile Italian criminal proceedings, including various cases of corruption and money laundering involving international corporations and their top officials (including alleged corruption of Algerian officials, with multiple investigations in US, Italy, France, etc); various cases of extradition, including the recent FIFA investigation by the US authorities and representation of foreign states; three cases of alleged tax fraud involving the former Italian prime minister; a case involving a major US bank in the bankruptcy of the Parmalat group; various appeals in foreign jurisdictions (eg the USA, Hong Kong, Switzerland, Monaco, etc) against seizure and confiscation of assets; and internal investigations for international corporations. Mr Pisano advises and represents several foreign governments.

Mr Pisano obtained a law degree, summa cum laude, from the State University, Milan in 1992, and a PhD from the University of Genoa in 1999.  Between 1993 and 1997 he was a research associate at Bocconi University of Milan; since then, he has spent many years working for the university as a contract professor on business and tax crimes. He is a regular speaker at conferences and seminars in Italy and abroad on the subject of white collar crime and mutual legal assistance and extradition.

Mr Pisano was co-chair of the business crime committee of the IBA in 2007 and 2008 and vice chair of the ECBA in 2008 and 2009. He is the author of several publications on the subject of business crime and mutual legal assistance.

WWL says: Roberto Pisano is a major player on the international scene. "His involvement in some of the landmark cases of recent years is a testament to his supreme abilities".

This biography is an extract from Who's Who Legal: Asset Recovery which can be purchased from our Shop.

Who's Who Legal Business Crime Defence: Individuals

Roberto Pisano is the founder and managing partner of Studio Legale Pisano, an Italian boutique firm that specialises in all areas of white-collar crime including transnational investigations, recovery of assets, mutual legal assistance and extradition.

Mr Pisano has a history of representing prominent individuals and entities in high-profile Italian criminal proceedings, including various cases of corruption involving international corporations and their top officials (with multiple investigations in the US, the UK, France, etc); various cases of extradition, including the recent FIFA investigation by the US authorities and representation of foreign States; three cases of alleged tax fraud involving the former Italian prime minister; a case involving a major US bank in the bankruptcy of the Parmalat group; a case involving a claim for restitution of antiquities by the Italian ministry of culture, in which Mr Pisano represented a prominent US museum; various appeals in foreign jurisdictions (for example, the USA, Hong Kong, Switzerland, etc) against seizure and confiscation of assets; Italian criminal counsel for foreign multinationals conducting internal investigations. Mr Pisano also advises and represents relevant foreign governments.

Mr Pisano obtained a law degree, summa cum laude, from the State University of Milan in 1992, and a PhD from the University of Genoa in 1999. Between 1993 and 1997 he was a research associate at Bocconi University of Milan where he has since spent many years working as a contract professor on business and tax crimes. Mr Pisano was co-chair of the business crime committee of the IBA in 2007 and 2008 and vice chair of the ECBA in 2008 and 2009. He is the author of several publications on the subject of business crime and mutual legal assistance.

WWL says: Recognised for his "excellent representation of high-profile officials", Roberto Pisano possesses a reputation in the market as a "leading light".

This biography is an extract from Who's Who Legal: Business Crime Defence which can be purchased from our Shop.

Who's Who Legal Business Crime Defence: Money Laundering

Roberto Pisano is the founder and managing partner of Studio Legale Pisano, an Italian boutique firm that specialises in all areas of white-collar crime including transnational investigations, recovery of assets, mutual legal assistance and extradition.

Mr Pisano has a history of representing prominent individuals and entities in high-profile Italian criminal proceedings, including various cases of corruption and money laundering involving international corporations and their top officials (with multiple investigations in the US, the UK, France, etc); various cases of extradition, including the recent FIFA investigation by the US authorities and representation of foreign States; three cases of alleged tax fraud involving the former Italian prime minister; a case involving a major US bank in the bankruptcy of the Parmalat group; a case involving a claim for restitution of antiquities by the Italian ministry of culture, in which Mr Pisano represented a prominent US museum; various appeals in foreign jurisdictions (for example, the USA, Hong Kong, Switzerland, etc) against seizure and confiscation of assets; Italian criminal counsel for foreign multinationals conducting internal investigations. Mr Pisano also advises and represents relevant foreign governments.

Mr Pisano obtained a law degree, summa cum laude, from the State University of Milan in 1992, and a PhD from the University of Genoa in 1999. Between 1993 and 1997 he was a research associate at Bocconi University of Milan where he has since spent many years working as a contract professor on business and tax crimes. Mr Pisano was co-chair of the business crime committee of the IBA in 2007 and 2008 and vice chair of the ECBA in 2008 and 2009. He is the author of several publications on the subject of business crime and mutual legal assistance.

WWL says: Roberto Pisano is a "brilliant lawyer" whose knowledge of Italian financial crime law "knows no bounds".

This biography is an extract from Who's Who Legal: Business Crime Defence which can be purchased from our Shop.

Who's Who Legal Business Crime Defence: Corporates

Roberto Pisano is the founder and managing partner of Studio Legale Pisano, an Italian boutique firm that specialises in all areas of white-collar crime including transnational investigations, recovery of assets, mutual legal assistance and extradition.

Mr Pisano has a history of representing prominent individuals and entities in high-profile Italian criminal proceedings, including various cases of corruption involving international corporations and their top officials (with multiple investigations in the US, the UK, France, etc); various cases of extradition, including the recent FIFA investigation by the US authorities and representation of foreign States; three cases of alleged tax fraud involving the former Italian prime minister; a case involving a major US bank in the bankruptcy of the Parmalat group; a case involving a claim for restitution of antiquities by the Italian ministry of culture, in which Mr Pisano represented a prominent US museum; various appeals in foreign jurisdictions (for example, the USA, Hong Kong, Switzerland, etc) against seizure and confiscation of assets; Italian criminal counsel for foreign multinationals conducting internal investigations. Mr Pisano also advises and represents relevant foreign governments.

Mr Pisano obtained a law degree, summa cum laude, from the State University of Milan in 1992, and a PhD from the University of Genoa in 1999. Between 1993 and 1997 he was a research associate at Bocconi University of Milan where he has since spent many years working as a contract professor on business and tax crimes. Mr Pisano was co-chair of the business crime committee of the IBA in 2007 and 2008 and vice chair of the ECBA in 2008 and 2009. He is the author of several publications on the subject of business crime and mutual legal assistance.

WWL says: Roberto Pisano is a “well-reputed name” in the market, and instils confidence in clients with his “vast knowledge” of Italian criminal proceedings.

This biography is an extract from Who's Who Legal: Business Crime Defence which can be purchased from our Shop.

Who's Who Legal Investigations: Lawyers

Roberto Pisano is the founder and managing partner of Studio Legale Pisano, an Italian boutique firm which specialises in all areas of white-collar crime including transnational investigations, recovery of assets, mutual legal assistance and extradition.

Mr Pisano has a history of representing prominent individuals and entities in high-profile Italian criminal proceedings, including various cases of corruption involving international corporations and their top officials (with multiple investigations in the US, the UK, France etc); various cases of extradition, including the recent FIFA investigation by the US authorities and representation of foreign States; three cases of alleged tax fraud involving the former Italian prime minister; a case involving a major US bank in the bankruptcy of the Parmalat group; a case involving a claim for restitution of antiquities by the Italian ministry of culture, in which Mr Pisano represented a prominent US museum; various appeals in foreign jurisdictions (eg the USA, Hong Kong, Switzerland etc) against seizure and confiscation of assets; Italian criminal counsel for foreign multinationals conducting internal investigations. Mr Pisano also advises and represents relevant foreign governments.

Mr Pisano obtained a law degree, summa cum laude, from the State University of Milan in 1992, and a PhD from the University of Genoa in 1999. Between 1993 and 1997 he was a research associate at Bocconi University of Milan where he has since spent many years working as a contract professor on business and tax crimes. Mr Pisano was co-chair of the business crime committee of the IBA in 2007 and 2008 and vice chair of the ECBA in 2008 and 2009. He is the author of several publications on the subject of business crime and mutual legal assistance.

WWL says: Roberto Pisano is one of the foremost white-collar crime and investigations lawyers in Italy. He is renowned for his ability in handling complex, high-profile cases.

This biography is an extract from Who's Who Legal: Investigations which can be purchased from our Shop.

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