Areas of Expertise
GLG & Partners is an Italian, independent law firm, specialised in corporate and company law, financial markets, financial services, banking regulation and administrative law.
We assist companies, banks, funds and other financial institutions in the more traditional corporate and company law sectors as well as in relation to highly-complex capital markets transactions, bespoke financial regulation and derivatives issues as well as administrative law matters.
In a dynamic and evolving market, we also provide legal assistance in relation to media law, life sciences and data protection & privacy law.
We are able to offer a full-service and integrated assistance in order to be the firm of choice for clients who can benefit from a coordinated, efficient and tailor-made service to support their needs.
Our mission is to provide bespoke and high-quality legal advice to our clients.
We understand the needs and targets of our clients and our goal is to be the firm of choice to support their growth and expansion in Italy and worldwide.
Our firm is able to provide a seamless and integrated legal assistance with a focus of excellence in corporate and financial law.
Flexibility and efficiency
Our partners and senior professionals are always directly involved in clients’ matters, making the knowledge acquired during their previous experiences at leading Italian and international law firms available to clients.
We understand that efficiency and flexibility are key concerns for our clients and we respect these needs.
Founding partner of GLG & Partners, Giampaolo was previously a partner at leading law firms in Milan.
He specialises in company law, capital markets, financial services and commercial contracts.
Luca Lo Po’
Before joining the firm, Luca has worked for the Listed Companies Supervision Division at the Italian Stock Exchange and for leading Italian and international law firms in London and Milan. Luca specialises in financial services and capital markets, advising issuers, funds, banks and other financial institutions.
Before joining GLG & Partners, Simone has worked for leading Italian law firms in Milan.
Simone specialises in company law, financial services and capital markets, regularly advising issuers, funds, banks and other financial institutions.
Angela has worked for a leading Italian law firm and she is an of counsel at GLG & Partners.
Before joining GLG & Partners, Mario has worked for two leading Italian law firms in Milan and London. Mario specialises in company law, financial services and capital markets, advising companies, issuers, funds, banks and other financial institutions
Before joining GLG & Partners, Matteo has worked for an Italian law firm specialized in civil law and criminal law, in Milan. Currently he is attending a second level Master’s Degree course in “Commercial Criminal Law” at Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore (Milan).
She practiced in a boutique business law firm in Milan and she was an intern at the office of the Milan district Attorney. Her practice focuses on corporate law and financial institutions and markets law, as well as corporate governance.
Before joining GLG & Partners, Leonardo has worked for a leading Italian law firm in Milan.
Leonardo specialises in company law, extraordinary transactions and commercial contracts, advising and assisting corporates, listed issuers, funds and other financial institutions.
Before joining the firm, Domenico has worked for a leading Italian law firm.
Domenico specialises in company law and capital markets (e.g. takeovers, IPOs and rights issues), as well as in corporate governance and compliance.
Before joining GLG & Partners, Donatella has worked for a leading Italian law firm in Palermo. Donatella is specialized in company law, extraordinary transactions and commercial contracts, advising and assisting corporates, listed issuers, funds and other financial institutions.
Maria Carmela Manganaro
Before joining the GLG & Partners firm, Maria Carmela worked for a leading Italian law firm, mainly dealing with extraordinary business transactions, commercial contracts and corporate assistance.
Before joining GLG & Partners, Laura has worked for a boutique law firm in Milan specialized in financial regulation.
Her practice focuses on corporate law, financial institutions and markets law, as well as civil law contracts, trust and law of succession advising and assisting company and financial intermediaries.
Before joining GLG & Partners, Rosalia worked for a leading law firm in Agrigento, focused on civil and banking issues, where she got hands-on experience of proceedings before civil courts. During her professional experience, Rosalia developed a strong expertise in the field of civil litigation, with particular attention to real estate executions and judicial auctions.
Italian market and global reach
Our professionals have a strong knowledge of the domestic economic and financial system, also due to strong and consolidated relationships with the Italian Supervisory Authorities and leading financial institutions.
Our goal is also to be international and to have a strong global reach.
Our London office gives us a strategic hub, being the gateway to one of the world’s most important financial centres.
We have consolidated relationships with leading international law firms all over the globe and this network enables us to support our domestic clients in their “internationalization” process and to serve clients interested in investing in Italy.
Work with us
We look for profiles with different levels of seniority, with a solid academic background and an excellent fluency in English.
The acceptance of our values is an essential requirement.
The selection process is directly handled by our partners with interviews in Italian and English.
Events and News
Increased to eur 8 million the threshold of exemption from the obligation to publish an information prospectus for the offer of securities
(I) Introduction On 20th November 2018 Consob published the Resolution No. 20686/2018 amending Regulation No. 11971/99 (“Issuers’ Regulation“) with reference to the threshold for exemption from the obligation to publish an information sheet for...
GLG & Partners acted as a legal counsel in the first bond issuance of Dal Bolognese called “Dal Bolognese Ltd – Eur 3,000,000.00 Fixed Rate 5% due to 2023”. GLG & Partners assisted Dal Bolognese with a team of professionals coordinated by...
GLG & Partners in the voluntary and partial takeover bid promoted by Nova Re SIIQ S.p.A. on treasury shares
GLG & Partners assisted Nova Re SIIQ S.p.A. in the voluntary and partial public tender offer promoted by Nova Re SIIQ on no. 239,256 treasury shares, equal to 2.3% of its share capital. The GLG team was led by the partners Giampaolo Grasso and Simone Gerardi, with...
The contribution of our partners Simone Gerardi, Giampaolo Grasso e Luca Lo Pò on market abuse regulation
Out today on Il Sole 24 Ore, the contribution of our partners Simone Gerardi, Giampaolo Grasso e Luca Lo Pò on market abuse regulation: the focus is on information flows management and delayed disclosure of inside information. Download file Download...
Implementation of the GDPR: published in the italian office journal the legislative decree for the compliance of the privacy code with the provisions of the regulation (EU) 2016/679
(I) Introduction The Legislative Decree no 101 of August 10, 2018 (“D.lgs. 101/2018”) amended the Legislative Decree No. 196/2003, the so-called “Privacy Code” (“Privacy Code”), in order to adapt it to the provisions of the European Regulation no 2016/679...
Market abuse: released in the italian official journal the legislative decree implementing the european regulation No. 596/2014
Background On 14 of September 2018 the Legislative Decree No. 107 dated 10 August 2018 (“L.D. 107/2018”) has been published in the Italian Official Journal. It contains the amendments to the Legislative Decree No. 58 dated 24 February 1998 (“Consolidated Financial...
MIFID 2 normative package: amendments to the second-level provisions of bank of Italy implementing italian consolidated law on finance
Background Through Legislative Decree No. 129 dated 3 August 2017 (hereinafter “L.D. 129/2017”) several amendments to the Legislative Decree No. 58 dated 24 February 1998 incorporating the Consolidated Law on financial intermediation (the “Consolidated Law on...
New corporate governance code recommendations on diversity, including by gender, for listed companies
Background Diversity, including by gender, is now addressed by the Italian Corporate Governance Code (the “Code”), on a comply-or-explain basis. The decision has been taken by the Corporate Governance Committee, held on July 16th 2018 in Milan, at Borsa Italiana. The...
GLG&Partners Law Firm acted as deal legal counsel of Mario Mazzucconi S.p.A. – a company leader in the production of aluminium components for the automotive market – for the completion of the placing of its first bond issuance called «Fonderie Mario Mazzucconi...
Borsa Italiana – A new professional segment reserved solely for qualified investors has been introduced in the mot market (“MOT PROFESSIONAL SEGMENT”)
Introduction Following the entry into force of Regulation (EU) 2017/1129 (“Prospectus Regulation”) regarding the regulatory framework applicable to prospectuses, on the 25th of June 2018 it has been introduced in the MOT market (“screen-based bond market”) a...