Italy: Business Crime Defence & Investigations 2019

In this chapter we recognise 16 business crime defence and investigations specialists who have been selected for their experience and expertise in white-collar crime investigations, bribery and corruption, and fraud matters.

Most Highly Regarded
1. Roberto Pisano Studio Legale Pisano, Milan
2. Fabio Cagnola Cagnola & Associati Studio Legale, Milan 
3. Roberta Guaineri  Studio de Castiglione Guaineri e Associati, Milan 

Studio Legale Pisano’s Roberto Pisano is a much-respected figure in the Italian market and wins recommendations from peers across Europe for his world-class practice, which encompasses transnational investigations, asset recovery and extradition matters.

Fabio Cagnola at Cagnola & Associati Studio Legale sits among Italy’s elite business crime defence specialists and wields over 30 years of experience in international business crime matters.

Roberta Guaineri at Studio de Castiglione Guaineri e Associati is a commercial criminal law specialist who receives plaudits for her impressive work across the construction, energy and healthcare sectors.

Giuseppe Bana of Studio Legale Bana is a premier name in the Italian market for domestic and international trials in corporate criminal matters, an area in which he has vast experience.

Paola Severino with Studio Legale of Avv. Paola Severino draws high praise from peers who highlight her as one of Italy’s most distinguished figures in the business crime defence market.

Francesco Isolabella at Studio Legale Isolabella is recommended by peers across the US and Europe for his practice, which focuses on defending domestic and international clients for finance, tax and environmental offences.

Francesco Mucciarelli of Bocconi University is described by sources this year as a "leading individual not only in terms of practice but also academically”. He is an authority on market abuse, insolvency matters and financial crime.

Astolfo Di Amato e Associati’s Astolfo Di Amato is lauded as “a specialist in the field” by respondents who applaud his excellent work defending clients in tax fraud and evasion matters.

Alberto Alessandri with Studio Legale Associato Alberto Alessandri is a well-respected name in the domestic market whose practice specialises in corporate, criminal and administrative matters as well as environmental criminal law. 

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Nominees have been selected based upon comprehensive, independent survey work with both general counsel and private practice lawyers worldwide. Only specialists who have met independent international research criteria are listed.

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