Roberto Flammia

Expertise

  • Banking and finance, with specific focus on project finance and particularly on:
  • risk analysis
  • due diligence
  • drafting and negotiation of project contracts and finance documents for the construction, management, maintenance, financing and re-financing of renewable energy projects and infrastructures
  • assistance to banks, shareholders, borrowers and contractors
  • Management and coordination of multi-jurisdictional transactions relating to various European, Middle Eastern, Far Eastern and South American countries; in particular, he takes the lead in coordinating matters managed from the Dubai office and involving other BonelliErede offices and other law firms in African & Middle Eastern countries for cross-border matters as required
  • Commercial contracts in various industries
  • Key sectors:
    • energy
    • infrastructures
  • Foreign languages: English, Spanish and French

Background

  • Member of the Africa Team
  • Member of the Banks Focus Team
  • Member of the Construction & Engineering Focus Team
  • Member of the Energy & Ecological Transition Focus Team
  • Member of the Infrastructure Focus Team
  • Joined the firm in 2011
  • Worked as an associate for a leading international law firm (2007–2011)
  • Seconded to the Beijing offices of Uría Menéndez (2015–2016)

Qualifications

  • Member of the Italian Bar, admitted to practice before the Italian Supreme Court of Cassation and other Italian high courts
  • Member of the Madrid Bar (2005 – 2016)
  • Master’s in finance and banking from the University College of London
  • Law degree from the University of Perugia

Knowledge Sharing

UAE Cabinet reveals economic activities eligible for up to 100% foreign ownership

On 2 July 2019, the UAE Cabinet announced its decision regarding which sectors and activities would be included within the positive list referred to in the FDI Law, concerning Foreign Direct Investment, whose intent is to attract and encourage foreign direct investment by reducing the existing …

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UAE: issued new foreign direct investment law

On 30 October 2018, the president of the UAE issued the highly anticipated Federal Decree-Law No. 19 of 2018 concerning Foreign Direct Investment (the UAE FDI Law). This reform will simplify foreign direct investment, with the aim to boost the economy in the UAE region and will have an impac …

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3 Key decisions of the CJ that define the EU emission trading scheme

The European Court of Justice has recently issued 3 r …

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Insights

BonelliErede boosts international footprint with launch of Dubai office - 27 November 2017

Major international law firm BonelliErede today announced the firm’s latest milestone in its international expansion, with the launch of a new office in the heart of the prestigious Dubai International Financial Centre. Combined with the recent openings in Cairo and Addis Ababa, the firm now …

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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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