Andrea Gemmi


+39 02 771131

Main office: Milan


  • Public law, with particular expertise in:
    • foreign investment control
    • public procurement and concessions
    • environment
    • energy and infrastructures
    • administrative litigation
  • Foreign languages: English


  • Joined the firm in 2016
  • Assistant Country Reporter for Italy for the CELIS Institute from 2022


  • Member of the Italian Bar (2021)
  • Ph.D. in progress at University of Padua, Administrative Law (from 2022)
  • Law degree from the Modena and Reggio Emilia University

Knowledge Sharing

Proposal for a new EU regulation on FDI screening: prospects for reform

The European Commission recently presented a proposal for a regulation to revise and strengthen the EU’s FDI rules in light of the critical issues associated with the current Regulation (EU) 2019/452. The Commission’s goal is to broaden the scope of the EU’s FDI rules and reinforce scr …

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The new frontier of outbound investment monitoring

On 24 January, the Commission published the ‘White Paper on Outbound Investments’ concerning the establishment of national monitoring, for security purposes, of outbound investments. One of the issues raised by the Commission is that outbound investments risk resulting in leakage of technol …

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Golden Power news: application of the rules to intra-group transactions and public tenders

The recent legislation confirms the Italian Government’s constant attention to all matters linked to FDI screening. The “Omnibus Decree” extends the Government’s special powers under Golden Power legislation to cases involving non-EU entities, including intra-group transactions relat …

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Recent CJEU judgment: towards a restriction of the scope of foreign investment control regulation?

The CJEU’s recent judgment of 13 July contains important clarification concerning the application of Regulation (EU) 2019/452 on the coordination of control mechanisms for foreign direct investment (“Regulation”) and the ability of Member States to exercise veto power. The Court adopts …

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