Riccardo Bicciato


  • He takes the lead in coordinating all matters and involve other BonelliErede offices, our Egyptian partner, Bahaa-Eldin Law Office, and other law firms in African countries for cross-border matters as required
  • Project and export finance
  • Acquisition and corporate finance
  • Project contracts
  •  Foreign language: English, Spanish


  • Member of the Africa Team
  • Member of the Banks Focus Team
  • Member of the Energy & Ecological Transition Focus Team
  • Member of the Infrastructure Focus Team
  • Member of the Construction & Engineering Focus Team
  • Made partner in 2019
  • Joined BonelliErede in 2010
  • Worked in the Banking & Finance team at a primary English law firm in Milan and Rome (2002-2010)
  • In addition to a wide experience in the project finance sector, he maturated significant competences in export finance, acquisition and corporate finance


  • Member of the Italian bar
  • LLM: American University, Washington College of Law
  • Law degree from the University of Bologna

Knowledge Sharing

EPC contracts and indirect tax treatment in Egypt

What indirect tax aspects do non-Egyptian contractors need to consider in relation to Egyptian EPC contracts entailing services to be partially performed outside Egypt?

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Covid-19 and Egyptian Law Key Issues: Amendments to personal income tax law

The Covid-19 outbreak in Egypt and in many areas of the Middle East and North Africa has led to a public health emergency and unforeseen challenges for businesses. It has also led to uncertainties, including from a tax/legal perspective. No doubt you are asking yourself many questions, espec …

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Giving Preference to Egyptian Products in Government Contracts

With the aim to further boost local industry, recently Egyptian government amended Law No.5 of 2015 by expanding the scope of the law requiring to give preference to Egyptian Products in Government Contracts. Our Africa Team and Energy and Infrastructures Focus Team analyse

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The European Fund for sustainable development and the EFSD guarantee

In 2017 the European Parliament and the Council of the European Union have established the European Fund for Sustainable Development (EFSD), the EFSD Guarantee and the EFSD Guarantee Fund: measures supporting businesses, bodies and organisations with the goal (i) to enable inve …

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Compensation for public contractors

The long-awaited Public Contractors’ Compensa …

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