Marco Maniscalco

Partner

+39 02 771131

marco.maniscalco@belex.com

Main office: Milan

Focus Team: Luxury, Sports Law

Expertise

  • Employment law (in- and out-of-court assistance)
  • Hiring, management and termination of employment relationships
  • Industrial relations / Trade-union matters
  • Business transfers, including cross-border transactions
  • Assistance to Italian and foreign production and service companies in relation to:
    • setting up Italian branches
    • outsourcing
    • unfair competition (non-compete, non-solicitation agreements)
  • Agency contracts
  • Foreign Languages: English

Background

  • Team Leader of the Sports Law Focus Team
  • Member of the Luxury Focus Team
  • Made partner in 2006
  • Joined in 2000
  • Seconded to Charles Russell Solicitors, London (1997)

Ranking and Awards

The Chambers & Partners and The Legal 500 EMEA international legal directories list Marco one of Italy’s experts in labour law

Testimonials

“He combines strong technical expertise with an ability to grasp business needs, finding solutions that are appropriate from a legal point of view but also effective for the company.”

(Chambers and Partners)

Qualifications

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

Knowledge Sharing

The latest developments in the Ethiopian banking industry

The latest Council of Ministers meeting earlier this month approved the long-awaited policy that allows foreign investors to invest in the Ethiopian banking industry. Given that foreign banks stopped operating in Ethiopia when the Derg took power, the opening-up of the banking industry is ex …

Read more

Spotlight on IP – Trademark protection in Ethiopia

Recent liberalisation initiatives by the Ethiopian government have attracted interest from local and foreign businesses: the consequent growth of Ethiopia’s market underlines how important it is to protect intangible assets as much as others. Since the introduction of the Commercial Code i …

Read more

The new Ethiopian Arbitration and Conciliation Working Procedure under Proclamation No. 1237/2021

Up until publication of the Proclamation to Provide For Arbitration and Conciliation Working Procedure, alternative dispute resolution (ADR) – more specifically, arbitration – in Ethiopia lacked a detailed procedure and implementation mechanism. The newly introduced proclamation addresses/a …

Read more

Ethiopian Parliament approves new Commercial Code

The FDRE House of People’s Representative’s session on March 25th, 2021 has approved a draft bill to amend the 1960 Commercial Code. The new Code, which replaces the old Commercial Code in force for over 62 years, has been anticipated by practitioners and the business community for a v …

Read more

Investment opportunities for the Ethiopian diaspora community

Foreign nationals of Ethiopian origin can contribute to the development and prosperity of their country of origin. Consequently, restrictions on foreign nationals regarding the use of economic, social and administrative services do not apply to foreign nationals of Ethiopian origin who hold an …

Read more

Salient features of Ethiopia’s logistics policy

Ethiopia has laid out its first ever policy on the logistics sector. The policy endorsed by the council of ministers and published by ministry of transport is expected to serve as a guidance for further legislative enactments and determine the set up and function of public enterprises that serv …

Read more

Ethiopia: Investment Proclamation n. 1180/2020

The Ethiopian government has issued a new investment proclamation, with a view to enhancing the role of the private sector and increasing the country’s global competitiveness. The Ethiopian Council of Ministers must still specify the details of the new investment framework in an upcoming r …

Read more

Ethiopia ratifies the 1958 New York Convention on Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Arbitral Awards

The worldwide-known New York Convention has been recently ratified also by Ethiopia. This is a significant step forward in Ethiopia’s path towards a more arbitration-friendly environment and a fundament tool which will strength international business in the country. With its basic and e …

Read more

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

Read more
Insights

BonelliErede fields new Sports Law Focus Team - 27 July 2018

BonelliErede’s lawyers specialising in sports law have combined their forces to officially establish a dedicated Focus Team. The firm’s path to innovation continues with the formal announcement of a team of professionals from various practices, who have assisted athletes, sports clubs, inve …

Read more

Legalcommunity Labour Awards 2017: two new awards for BonelliErede - 22 September 2017

BonelliErede received two major acknowledgements at the 2017 Legalcommunity Labour Awards on 21 September. The firm’s labour team was crowned “Labour Firm of the Year”, with the judging panel highlighting how the team is a step ahead of the rest thanks to its “multidisciplinary excellen …

Read more