Fabiola Rossi

Senior Counsel

+39 02 771131


Main office: Milan

Focus Team: Construction & Engineering


  • Tax law, with particular focus on:
    • opinions on taxation of businesses and corporate groups, regarding direct taxation (corporate income tax and local production tax), tax impact on IAS-IFRS adopters, and indirect taxation (VAT, stamp duty, etc.)
    • assistance with M&A, including national and foreign mergers and demergers, acquisitions, disposals and company reorganisations
    • advice on the establishment of mutual funds and real estate funds
    • assistance with capital market and banking sector operations, including listing, loans, securitisations and other structured finance operations
    • advice on employee and/or senior management stock ownership plans
    • assistance in various national ruling procedures (disapplication of CFC rules, anti-avoidance rules, etc.)
  • Key sectors:
    • real estate
    • finance
  • Foreign languages: English


  • Joined the firm in 2003
  • Member of the Construction & Engineering Focus Team
  • Worked as an associate for a major Italian law firm in Rome (1997–2003)
  • Seconded to Lehman Brothers International in London (2001)


  • Chartered accountant
  • Economics degree from Tor Vergata University of Rome

Knowledge Sharing

The ECN+ DIRECTIVE: Main features and potential impact on Italy’s legal system

On 4 December 2018, the Council of the European Union approved the ECN + Directive, with the aim of empowering the competition authorities of the Member States to be more effective enforcers and to ensure the proper functioning of the internal market: the ECN+ Directive want t …

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