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Massimo Greco



Greco Massimo
Massimo Greco



Massimo is partner of Allen & Overy Italy and head of the Italian Litigation and Arbitration practice. He has more than 30 years' experience of advising on civil, financial and regulatory disputes brought by Italian financial and regulatory authorities and investigations with criminal aspects. He is currently assisting financial institutions on cases brought by Italian local authorities and fines issued by Consob and the Bank of Italy. He has recently advised numerous banks on different claims arising from the Monte dei Paschi di Siena bank derivatives scandal. Massimo also has considerable experience in regulatory arbitration matters (ICC Arbitration, Uncitral Arbitration Rules) particularly in the energy sector.

“Interviewees highlight his client-focused approach and admire his ‘capacity to summarise in a clear and effective way.’” Chambers Europe 2019 (Dispute Resolution: Italy) 

“Massimo Greco – very experienced, pragmatic, great availability, smart.” Legal 500 2020 (Dispute Resolution: Italy) 


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Publications: 13 December 2021

English and Italian courts on opposite sides on the validity of IRS derivative contracts

The debate of the conflicting trends of Italian lower courts’ case law on the validity of Interest Rate Swap (IRS) contracts following the decision by the Joint Divisions of the Supreme Court No.…

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Publications: 23 April 2021

IRS derivatives: the latest case law of January – March 2021 in Italy

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Publications: 11 February 2021

Consob sanction proceedings – The Court of Justice on the right to remain silent

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Publications: 23 December 2020

The conflict between the views of the Italian case law on derivatives in 2020

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Admitted as Avvocato, Italy, 1985

Qualified to plead before the Italian Supreme Court, 2005

Exempt European lawyer, England and Wales, 2009


Doctor, Jurisprudence, University of Milan School of Law, 1983