Giovanni Battaglia


  • Banking and finance, with particular focus on:
  • securitisations and other structured finance transactions
  • debt capital markets
  • loan transactions
  • Key sectors:
  • banking
  • insurance
  • real estate
  • Foreign languages: English


  • Member of the Africa Team
  • Member of the Banks Focus Team
  • Member of the Debt Capital Markets Focus Team
  • Made Partner in 2024
  • Joined the firm in 2015
  • Worked as an associate for a major Italian law firm (2009–2014)

Ranking and Awards

The Legal 500 EMEA international legal directory lists Giovanni as an active lawyer in banking and financial law in Italy.


  • Member of the Italian Bar
  • Law degree from Bocconi University of Milan

Knowledge Sharing

2019 Budget law: New amendments to the Italian securitisation law

The 2019 Budget Law has amended the Securitisation Law by  (i) removing certain restrictions on CDOs, (ii) clarifying the rules governing the direct lending by securitisation vehicles, (iii) clarifying on the rules gove …

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BonelliErede appoints new board and makes up seven partners - 20 December 2023

At BonelliErede’s partners’ meeting on Saturday, 16 December, the partnership appointed the firm’s new board and made up seven new partners. As announced in October, close to the expiry of the current board’s mandate, a new board was appointed whose members are: Riccardo Bordi, Eman …

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