Massimiliano Danusso

Expertise

  • Banking and Finance, with particular focus on:
    • Capital Markets
    • corporate finance operations
    • credit-linked notes and derivatives
    • bond offerings
    • covered bonds
    • securitisations
  • Advising financial institutions on highly complex derivative and financial litigation, both civil and criminal

Foreign Languages: English

Background

  • Managing Partner of the London office
  • Country Partner for the USA Nationwide
  • Team leader of the Capital Markets Focus Team
  • Member of the Banks Focus Team
  • Member of the Insurance Companies Focus Team

 

  • Joined in 2016 as a partner
  • Based equally between the Rome and London office
  • Member of the Editorial Board of the Capital Markets Law Journal, edited by the Oxford University Press

 

  • Appointed P.R.I.M.E. Finance Expert

Ranking and Awards

The Chambers & Partners and The Legal 500 EMEA international legal directories list Massimiliano as one of the major experts in banking and financial law, securitisations and debt capital markets.

Testimonials

“He is a very well-known lawyer in the Italian market. He is responsive, experienced and knowledgeable.”

(Chambers and Partners)

Qualifications

  • Member of the Italian Bar
  • SJD in Civil Law from University of Rome
  • LL.M. from the Ann Arbor University, Michigan
  • Law degree from La Sapienza University in Rome

Knowledge Sharing

Article 56 of the “Cura Italia” Decree: moratorium on the payment of loan instalments and effects on derivative contracts

On 17th March 2020, the government passed Law Decree no. 18/2020 (the “Cura Italia” Decree), as converted into law and in course of publication in the Italian Official Gazette, introducing, inter alia, new measures to support businesses suffering from ca …

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Brexit Update: Italy prepares for a no deal Brexit and converts into law the Brexit Decree

On 20 March 2019, the Italian Council of Ministers approved the Law Decree No. 22 of 25 March 2019, which came into force on 26 March 2019 (the “Brexit Decree”), introducing urgent measures in order to manage the potential effects of a “no-deal” Brexit scenario on the activities of UK …

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Development Decree: new amendments to the Italian Securitisation Law

Law Decree No. 34 of 30 April 2019 (the so-called Decreto Crescita, or "Development Decree") has introduced some further, significant amendments to the "Italian Securitisation Law" aimed, inter alia at (i) fostering the transfer of “unlikely to pay” (UTP) receivables; (ii) introducing chang …

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Alert Brexit: Brexit Decree

The Italian Council of Ministers has approved a law decree introducing urgent measures in order to manage the potential effects of a “no-deal” Brexit scenario on the activities of UK banks, investment firms, e-money and payment service institutions, insurance companies, insurance and reinsu …

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Insights

BonelliErede joins forces with the Embassy of Italy in London for the seminar “The road to Milan: new legislation for Italy in a changing international financial landscape”

BonelliErede’s Private Equity Focus Team has teamed up with the Embassy of Italy in London for the seminar “The road to Milan: new legislation for Italy in a changing international financial landscape” taking place this evening at the Embassy of Italy in London. The seminar will bring tog …

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BonelliErede crowned “Italy law firm of the year” at the Chambers Europe Awards 2016

BonelliErede was crowned “Italy law firm of the year” at the 2016 edition of the Chambers Europe Awards held in London on 22 April. The Chambers Europe Awards are held annually by Chambers and Partners, the leading international legal directory, and recognise for each country the law firm t …

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Another success for BonelliErede, this time at the 2016 Legalcommunity Finance Awards

The 2016 edition of the Legalcommunity Finance Awards – one of the most important recognitions of excellence in the Italian legal market – was held in Milan on 25 February. BonelliErede received the most prestigious award: “Law Firm of the Year”, with Emanuela Da Rin, Antonio La Porta, …

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