Alberto Saravalle

Expertise

  • Corporate law
  • M&A
  • Capital markets
  • International arbitration
  • International art and cultural heritage law
  • Private clients
  • Foreign languages: English, French, Spanish

Background

  • Board member (managing partner 2007-2013)
  • Country partner for Russia and Eastern Europe
  • Country partner for the USA New York
  • Team Leader of the Art and Cultural Property Focus Team
  • Member of the International Arbitration Focus Team
  • Member of the Africa Committee and of the Africa Team
  • Member of the Capital Markets Focus Team
  • Member of the Energy & Infrastructure Focus Team
  • Member of the Private Clients Focus Team
  • Member of the Golden Power Task Force
  • Founding Partner of Bonelli e Associati in 1992, which evolved into BonelliErede
  • Advised the Minister of Economic Development on questions of competition and market liberalisation (2006-2007)
  • Advised the Ministry of Industry on international and financial legal affairs (1988-1992)
  • Worked for Shearman & Sterling in Paris (1990-1992)
  • Worked for Shearman & Sterling in New York as a foreign associate
  • Worked for ENI as assistant to the General Counsel, with responsibility for financial affairs (1986)

 

  • Author of books, reports, articles and op-eds for numerous Italian and foreign law journals and newspapers on:
    • private international law
    • EU law
    • international financial law

Ranking and Awards

The Chamber & Partners international legal directory lists Alberto as one of Italy’s major experts in corporate law, mergers and acquisitions

Testimonials

“He has an impressive track record and strong expertise in the market”

(Chambers & Partners)

Qualifications

  • Member of the Italian Bar, admitted to practice before the Italian Supreme Court
  • Associate professor of EU law at the University of Padua
  • Visiting lecturer at Yale University
  • Member of the New York Bar
  • LLM from Yale Law School
  • Bachelor of law from the University of Cambridge
  • Law degree from the University of Padua

Knowledge Sharing

Achmea: the future of investment arbitration in Europe

The European Court of Justice’s controversial judgment in Achmea v Slovak Republic has cast serious doubt on the continued viability of arbitration under intra-EU bilateral investment treaties. In an interesting webinar available here, our four i …

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Insights

BonelliErede launches the first task force dedicated to Golden Powers legislation

BonelliErede has launched a new task force dedicated to all matters relating to Italy’s Golden Powers legislation to respond to investors’ needs created by this complex and highly topical piece of legislation on investments in strategic sectors. The legislation gives government bodies the p …

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BonelliErede awards two Franco Bonelli scholarships

For the third consecutive year, BonelliErede has awarded two scholarships in memory of its founder, Franco Bonelli. The scholarships are open to EU citizens with a law degree who are looking to attend a master’s course or research programme – in the US or a European country other than their …

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BonelliErede announces the third edition of the Franco Bonelli scholarships

To honour the extraordinary legacy of its founder Franco Bonelli, BonelliErede grants two scholarships annually to law graduates who wish to complete their studies in the subjects he addressed in his writings in a country other than their country of origin. The first scholarship is for a master …

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