Luca Perfetti


  • Administrative law and economic regulation, with particular focus on:
    • public companies
    • privatisations
    • public finance
    • public procurements
  • Key Sectors:
    • energy
    • gas
    • telecommunications
    • infrastructures
    • environment
  • Foreign languages: English


  • Team Leader of the Environmental Sustainability Focus Team
  • Member of the Digital Innovation (strategic support)
  • Member of the Real Estate Focus Team
  • Member of the Shipping, Transport & Logistics Focus Team
  • Member of the Sports Law Focus Team
  • Member of the Golden Power Task Force
  • Made partner in 2016
  • Joined as Of counsel in 2015
  • He provided assistance in the field of securities in regulated sectors or with authorities or public companies as parties or independent authorities (AEEG, AGCOM, AGCM)
  • He is the author of monographs and publications of Administrative Law

Ranking and Awards

The Chambers & Partners and The Legal 500 EMEA international legal directories list Luca as an expert in administrative law in Italy.


Praised for having the ability to “rapidly grasp the point and propose innovative solutions”.

(Chambers and Partners)


  • Full professor of public law at the University of Bari
  • Member of the Italian Bar
  • Law degree from Cattolica University of Milan

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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The exercise of special powers under Italy’s FDI screening framework: new solutions for strategic companies

On 1 February, Law 10/2023 converted Law Decree No. 187 of 5 December 2022 into law, thereby introducing: (a) general changes to Italy’s FDI screening framework, and (b) the possibility of temporary administration for companies in the oil refining sector. On 6 February, the Commission publ …

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Streamlining Italy’s FDI screening framework: pre-notification now possible

On 24 September, a regulation streamlining Italy’s FDI screening framework will come into effect. Its goal is to reduce the number of notifications filed (which has skyrocketed in the last few years) and speed up the screening process. The biggest change is the introduction of a pre-notifica …

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Golden Power: investments in strategic sectors

States around the world are becoming more involved in the economy and, through the Golden Powers legislation, are exercising control on investments in strategic sectors. What are the reasons behind this trend? Will Italy, which as has been very cautious in using the Golden Powers to date, ch …

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Golden Power: current landscape in the EU about "Foreign Direct Investment"

Foreign direct investment control mechanisms around the world vary in both substance and procedure. But what about in the EU? Even though it boasts a very open regime, concern about foreign investors, including state-owned companies, in strategic businesses is growing: their role in cross …

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BonelliErede strengthens its administrative law team with three of counsel - 14 March 2024

BonelliErede expands its administrative law team with the arrival of Biagio Giliberti and Francesco Marone. They join as of counsel at BonelliErede’s Rome and Milan offices, respectively. Biagio Giliberti, full professor of administrative law, has years of experience in public contracts, conc …

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BonelliErede introduces its ESG group - 30 November 2021

BonelliErede has launched a multidisciplinary ESG group in response to the ever more important ESG (environmental, social and governance) challenges facing the corporate world today. The ESG group is an offshoot of the firm’s Corporate Governance Focus Team, which will oversee its work. It br …

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BonelliErede launches the first task force dedicated to Golden Powers legislation - 17 October 2019

BonelliErede has launched a new task force dedicated to all matters relating to Italy’s Golden Powers legislation to respond to investors’ needs created by this complex and highly topical piece of legislation on investments in strategic sectors. The legislation gives government bodies the p …

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