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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.

Massimo is very good at understanding the needs of the client and getting straight to the point. He is good at simplifying and explaining complex matters.” Chambers Europe 2017 (Dispute Resolution: Italy)

“ of the younger practitioners in the sector who has gained the right experience for leading big-ticket disputes which are widely commented on in the press.” Top Legal Elite 2012 (Litigation & Arbitration: Italy)

News & insights

Publications: 02 JUNE 2020

Covid-19 coronavirus: Points to note for EEA securitisations regarding EBA 22 April ‘Statement on additional supervisory measures in the Covid-19 pandemic’

On 22 April 2020, the EBA published a “statement on additional supervisory measures in the COVID-19 pandemic” [1] (the Statement). The Statement clarifies, amongst other things, the application of the…

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Key regulatory topics

Publications: 01 JUNE 2020

Key Regulatory Topics: Weekly Update 22 - 28 May 2020

Our weekly update on key regulatory topics affecting the financial services sector. If you would like to receive this update by email and be added to our marketing mailing list please…

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Publications: 07 MAY 2020

Covid-19 coronavirus - E-signature: how to cope with lockdown and social distancing in Italy

Enterprises, professionals and individuals have responded to the Covid-19 pandemic by devising new systems and procedures that enable them to continue with their business activities while also…

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Publications: 03 OCTOBER 2018

Market Abuse Regulation and the ne bis in idem principle in Italy: the latest decree

On 29 September 2018, Decree no. 107 of August 10, 2018 (the Decree), which amendsthe Italian legislative provisions to transpose the Market Abuse Regulation no.596/2014 (the MAR) in Italy, will enter…

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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