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Francesco Guelfi

Partner

Milan

Guelfi Francesco
Francesco Guelfi

Partner

Milan

Francesco has 25 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. Francesco is a qualified lawyer, certified public accountant and registered auditor.

“Clients underline his very pragmatic approach combined with strong experience.” Chambers Europe 2019 (Tax: Italy)

“He is extremely clever but also straight-talking, and he gets to the nub of complex tax questions effortlessly.” Chambers Europe 2018 (Tax: Italy)

News & insights

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Publications: 24 NOVEMBER 2020

New proposed rules on dividends and capital gains for funds investing into Italy

The amendment is included in a first draft of the Italian Budget Law for 2021 to be discussed by the Italian Parliament during the next month.

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Publications: 08 JULY 2020

Covid-19 coronavirus – An update on the main measures for the credit sector in the Italian Government’s recent decrees

The Liquidity Decree was converted into law, with amendments, by Law No. 40 of 5 June 2020 which came into force on 7 June 2020. The Liquidity decree introduced significant new measures, some of which…

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Publications: 29 APRIL 2020

Covid–19 coronavirus: a cross-jurisdictional update on the pandemic’s impact on tax regulations

The Covid-19 coronavirus pandemic currently spreading across Europe, Asia-Pacific and the United States has resulted in an unprecedented demand for urgent tax relief measures across industries and…

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Publications: 20 APRIL 2020

Covid-19 coronavirus update: the Italian Government's Liquidity Decree - new measures for the business sector

The Covid-19 coronavirus continues to have a major impact on businesses across all sectors in Italy. On 9 April 2020 decree n. 23 of 8 April 2020 (the so-called Liquidity Decree) came into force.  

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Office

Milan

Allen & Overy Studio Legale Associato
Via Ansperto 5
Milan
20123

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Qualifications

Professional

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

Revisore (auditor), Italy, 1994

Admitted as Avvocato (Lawyer), Italy 2016

Academic

Degree in economics and finance, Bocconi University, Milan, 1994

JD, State University, Parma, 2013

 

Published work

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