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Valentina Barbanti

PSL Counsel

Rome

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Valentina Barbanti

PSL Counsel

Rome

After practising in the Corporate department of the Rome Office, she earned her LL.M at New York University and worked as an international associate in the New York office of Allen & Overy. In 2004, as a senior associate she structured and implemented the Italian knowledge management project. Appointed as Know-How Manager for Italy in 2007, and then as counsel in 2008, she is the head of the Know-How department in Italy. Valentina has lectured as part of the Executive Master programs of several Italian Universities. She is the author of a number of publications for Italian, European and U.S. legal reviews and contributes to leading Italian newspapers.

News & insights

A modern mirrored building reflecting a cloudy blue sky

Publications: 11 FEBRUARY 2021

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

Individuals who refuse to provide financial market authorities with answers that may establish their liability and trigger administrative sanctions of criminal nature cannot be punished.

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London cityscape

Publications: 07 JANUARY 2021

Temporary post-Brexit regime for UK entities operating in Italy

Article 22 of Law Decree No. 183 of 31 December 2020 (the so-called “Milleproroghe Decree”) allows certain regulated firms based in the United Kingdom to continue operating in Italy for six months…

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Glass escalator

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: 04 NOVEMBER 2020

Covid-19 coronavirus: The “Ristori Decree”: extension of the measures about dismissals and furlough plans in Italy

On 28 October 2020, the “Ristori Decree” (Law Decree 28 October 2020, n. 137) was published on the Official Gazette of the Italian Republic (Gazzetta Ufficiale): the “Ristori Decree” concerns urgent…

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Office

Rome

Allen & Overy Studio Legale Associato
Corso Vittorio Emanuele II 284
Rome
00186

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Qualifications

Professional

Admitted to the Italian Bar, 1997

Academic

LLM, New York University School of Law, 2002
Postgraduate, Labour Law, University of Rome "La Sapienza", 1997
Degree, Law, University of Rome "La Sapienza", 1994

Published work

Butterworths International Banking and Financial Law

International Financial Law Review - The Legal Media Group Guide to the World's Leading Capital Markets Lawyers

Indiana International and Comparative Law Review

La Giurisprudenza Italiana and other major law reviews

Diritto Bancario

Press

Italia Oggi

Reuters

Il Sole 24 Ore (New York)