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Allen & Overy Studio Legale Associato
Via Nino Bixio 31

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  Francesco Guelfi



Francesco has over 20 years’ experience advising Italian and international financial institutions, large multinationals and institutional investors on a wide range of tax, regulatory and accounting matters. He focuses on banking and capital markets transactions, including syndicated loans, acquisition finance, real estate finance, project finance and project bonds, securitisations, hybrid instruments, structured finance transactions and derivatives.
Francesco also has extensive experience in international tax planning, mergers and acquisitions, real estate transactions and reorganisations and in the relevant accounting issues under both Italian GAAP and IAS/IFRS.

Clients appreciate that “his advice is always on point, clear and practical.” Chambers Europe & Global 2017 (Tax: Italy)

One of the best tax advisers I ever worked with. Technically he is outstanding, as he has strong competencies in either tax law, accounting matters, finance, regulatory law and economics.” International Tax Review 2016 (Tax: Italy)

Professional qualifications

Dottore commercialista (tax counsel - CPA), Italy, 1994

Revisore (auditor), Italy, 1994

Admitted as Avvocato (Lawyer), Italy 2016

Academic qualifications

Degree in economics and finance, Bocconi University, Milan

JD, State University, Parma

Published work

Francesco regularly contributes to several publications on various aspects of tax, regulatory and accounting matters

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