Marco Arato


  • Transfer of equity stakes and companies
  • Assistance to directors, banks and debtor companies
  • Extraordinary financial operations
  • Debt restructuring
  • Capital increases
  • Mergers and demergers
  • Company takeovers
  • Foreign languages: French, English, German


  • Team Leader of the Restructuring & Insolvency Focus Team
  • Member of the Banks Focus Team
  • Member of the Shipping, Transport & Logistics Focus Team
  • Partner since BonelliErede was founded
  • Member of the Italian government commissions for the reform of the bankruptcy law from 2015 to 2018

Ranking and Awards

The Chambers & Partners and The Legal 500 EMEA international legal directories list Marco as an expert in bankruptcy law and corporate restructuring in Italy.


“He is one of the most technically adept lawyers I have ever worked with”

(Chambers & Partners)


  • Professor of business law and corporate insolvency law at the University of Genoa
  • Member of the Italian Bar, admitted to practice before the Italian Supreme Court (Corte di Cassazione)
  • Law degree from the University of Genoa

Enrico Vergani and Marco Mastropasqua join BonelliErede’s Shipping and Transport Focus Team in Genoa - 8 October 2019

The multidisciplinary Shipping and Transport Focus Team, which was set up in 2015 to enhance BonelliErede’s renowned expertise in these areas, expands with two key hires: Enrico Vergani, who will lead the focus team, and Marco Mastropasqua. Enrico Vergani, 52, joins BonelliErede as of counsel …

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BonelliErede approves new three-year strategic plan. Marcello Giustiniani and Stefano Simontacchi re-appointed as co-managing partners - a new board of partners elected - 23 May 2016

At the partners meeting held at the head office in Milan on 21 May, governance and strategic development were the main topics under discussion. The partners unanimously approved the reappointment of Marcello Giustiniani and Stefano Simontacchi as co-managing partners for a further three years. …

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