Giovanna Zagaria

Expertise

  • Administrative law, with particular focus on:
    • project finance
    • PPP projects
    • public tenders
    • management of state-owned companies, town planning and general regulatory issues
  • Key sectors:
    • infrastructures
    • energy
  • Foreign languages: English

Background

  • Member of the Energy & Ecological Transition Focus Team
  • Member of the Environmental Sustainability Focus Team
  • Member of the Infrastructure Focus Team
  • Joined the firm in 2011
  • Worked for a leading international law firm

Qualifications

  • Member of the Italian Bar
  • Law degree from Roma Tre University of Rome

Knowledge Sharing

Conversion of the Sostegni Ter Decree into law confirms the two-way compensation mechanism for electricity produced by renewable energy power plants

Renewable energy sources are once again in the legislative spotlight – this time with the conversion of the Sostegni Ter Decree into law on 29 March. According to the conversion law the compensation mechanism now has a definitive form under our regulatory framework: which are the main address …

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ARERA final guidelines on the waste tariff method for the second regulatory period (MTR-2)

The Italian Regulatory Authority for Energy, Networks and the Environment (“ARERA”), with resolution 138/2021/R/RIF dated 30 March 2021 started the procedure to define the waste tariff method for the second regulatory period (“MTR-2”) and, lastly, with the consultation document No. 282/ …

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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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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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Ethiopia reforms foreign investment in logistic industry

Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed has carried out a series of reforms since taking the helm in April. The key plank? To open Ethiopia’s economy up to private investment (as part of the government’s efforts for

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Insights

BonelliErede crowned “Law firm of the year Project Finance” at the 2017 Legalcommunity Finance Awards - 3 March 2017

Thursday 2 March: BonelliErede was crowned “Law firm of the year – Project Finance” at the Legalcommunity Finance Awards. The judging panel highlighted the team’s high credibility and ability to bring added value to deals, and praised their “extensive understanding of the market a …

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