Roberto Cera


  • Corporate law, with particular focus on corporate governance
  • M&A and extraordinary financial transactions regarding:
    • infrastructure
    • telecommunications
    • real estate
  • Assistance to issuers and arranger banks in privatisation operations
  • Infrastructures, particularly in the motorway and infrastructure construction sectors
  • Foreign languages: English


  • Member of the Infrastructure Focus Team
  • Member of the Private Clients Focus Team
  • Joined Erede e Associati in 1995, which evolved into BonelliErede
  • Of Counsel since 2021

Ranking and Awards

The Chambers & Partners and The Legal 500 EMEA international legal directories list Roberto as an expert on corporate law, mergers and acquisitions in Italy


“He is a solid lawyer with great experience and managing capacity. He focuses on solving problems, and is authoritative and precise”

(Chambers & Partners)


  • Member of the Italian Bar, admitted to practice before the Italian Supreme Court (Corte di Cassazione)
  • Law degree from the University of Milan

Knowledge Sharing

More filings, few conditions: a glimpse into the Italian government’s 2019 FDI screening report

The Italian government recently published its annual FDI screening report for 2019. Despite the wider scope of application and the growing number of transactions subject to FDI screening, conditions were imposed in only 13 cases (approx. 16% of the total number of filings). Perhaps not so su …

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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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Energy and Infrastructure M&A in the Age of Covid-19: Italy

Energy and infrastructure M&A in the age of Covid-19: new risks and legal issues, but also opportunities. All broken down for you here by our

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Golden Power: current landscape in the EU about "Foreign Direct Investment"

Foreign direct investment control mechanisms around the world vary in both substance and procedure. But what about in the EU? Even though it boasts a very open regime, concern about foreign investors, including state-owned companies, in strategic businesses is growing: their role in cross …

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