Alessandro Pierucci

Managing Associate

+39 02 771131

alessandro.pierucci@belex.com

Main office: Milan

Focus Team: Banks

Expertise

  • Litigation and arbitration in commercial, banking and competition disputes, with a focus on:
    • public procurement
    • liability actions against corporate bodies
    • liability actions/disputes relating to company direction and coordination
    • bankruptcy clawback actions
    • shareholder challenges of corporate resolutions
    • follow-on actions
  • Out-of-court assistance in relation to contract and corporate transaction disputes before and during litigation
  • Key sectors:
  • banking
  • insurance
  • fashion, luxury goods and design
  • retail
  • publishing
  • automotive
  • Foreign languages: English

Background

  • Member of the Banks Focus Team
  • Member of the Competition Litigation Task Force
  • Joined the firm in 2007
  • Seconded to Ince&Co LLP in London (2014–2015)

Qualifications

  • Member of the Italian Bar
  • PhD in domestic and international arbitration law from LUISS University of Rome
  • Law degree from the University of Pisa

Knowledge Sharing

UK Supreme Court confirms rift between England and France on law governing arbitration agreements

In the absence of an express choice of law governing arbitration agreements, which law applies and why does it matter? The UK Supreme Court recently dealt with this question in the Kabab-Ji case and reached a different conclusion than the French Court of Appeal. Our

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Hydrogen: a new season begins

It is a molecule that could revolutionise the world of energy. But where do things stand with its development and use? What structural and legal limits are hindering progress, and how can they be overcome? And what opportunities are out there? Our

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Extension of the deadline to waive ‘Tremonti Ambiente’ tax incentive to allow taxpayers to continue benefitting from the feed-in tariff incentive

Taxpayers now have until 31 December to notify the Italian tax authority of their wish to waive the ‘Tremonti Ambiente’ tax incentive and thus continue benefitting from the feed-in tariff incentives under Energy Bill III, IV and V. This is thanks to the conversion law of the Simplification …

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EU Directive on copyright in the digital single market

On June 7th, Directive (EU)2019/790 on copyright and related rights in the Digital Single Market entered into force. Its purpose is to (i) harmonize further EU law applicable to copyright and related rights in the framework of the internal market, (ii) introduce additional exceptions and limita …

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Publication of "FER1 Decree"

On 9 August 2019, the Decree of the Ministry of Economic Development, in cooperation with the Minister of the Environment and Protection of Land and Sea, of 4 July 2019 was published in the Italian Official Journal No. 186 (the "FER1 Decree"). It came into force on 10 August 2019, introduces n …

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Does the substantive law matter in international arbitration?

Our International Arbitration Focus Team discusses about aspects of the arbitrators’ decision makings process, with particular focus on the law applicable to the merit of the case and on the legal concepts in the head of arbitrators. Listen to our point of view and watch the video of the e …

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Investing in non-core infrastructures

Funds and other investors are hunting for opportunities off the most beaten tracks. Non-core infrastructures seem to be the latest gold mine, but what are they? Hospitals and private clinics, data centres, car parks, schools, etc. Our Energy and Infrastructure Focus Team teamed up with Inspi …

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The European Fund for sustainable development and the EFSD guarantee

In 2017 the European Parliament and the Council of the European Union have established the European Fund for Sustainable Development (EFSD), the EFSD Guarantee and the EFSD Guarantee Fund: measures supporting businesses, bodies and organisations with the goal (i) to enable inve …

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