Michele Florio

Expertise

  • Particular expertise in:
    • project finance
    • project bonds
    • reorganization of publicly owned companies
    • public services
    • energy
    • infrastructures
  • Key sectors:
    • infrastructures
    • public utilities
  • Foreign languages: English

Background

  • Member of the Africa Team
  • Joined the firm in 2013

Qualifications

  • Member of the Italian Bar
  • Law degree from LUISS University of Rome

Knowledge Sharing

The Ever Given casualty: ripple effects, litigation and arbitration

Although the Ever Given casualty caused a six-day obstruction of the Suez Canal in March 2021, its disruptive effects on global trade go far beyond the (relatively) limited duration of such event. Claims arising from the casualty may have different cause of actions and involve many operators, f …

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Ethiopia to introduce capital market which opens the door for foreign as well as domestic investors to register an investment bank

There has been a whisper in the past few years of the possibility for capital/stock markets to join the Ethiopian financial market. Now, thanks to a draft bill on capital markets that is pending approval, investors (local and foreign) could have the chance to join this sector. Which are the …

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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 …

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Recovery and Resilience Facility: intervention areas, procedures and EU law aspects

The facility is basically a fund to help the European economy recover from the economic and social impact of the pandemic and to make companies more sustainable, resilient and better prepared to face the challenges and opportunities with the transition to green and digital. The European Comm …

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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 …

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New edition of the FIDIC suite of contracts

After almost 18 years, FIDIC has updated its Rainbow Suite of Contracts, which is widely used in major construction projects worldwide. Find here more details on the new co …

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Insights

BonelliErede crowned “Law firm of the year Project Finance” at the 2017 Legalcommunity Finance Awards - 3 March 2017

Thursday 2 March: BonelliErede was crowned “Law firm of the year – Project Finance” at the Legalcommunity Finance Awards. The judging panel highlighted the team’s high credibility and ability to bring added value to deals, and praised their “extensive understanding of the market a …

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