Rosaria Longobardi

Senior Counsel

+39 06 845511

rosaria.longobardi@belex.com

Main office: Rome

Expertise

  • M&A
  • Corporate law
  • Tenders
  • Commercial contracts, particularly renting and leasing of business units
  • Key sectors:
    • real estate
    • energy
    • gas
  • Foreign languages: English

Background

  • Member of the Construction & Engineering Focus Team
  • Joined the firm in 1999
  • Worked as senior counsel for GDF Suez, dealing with contracts and offering advice in the energy sector (2008–2009)
  • Seconded to Simpson Thacher Bartlett LLP in New York, dealing with private equity operations and public takeover bids (2004)

Qualifications

  • Member of the Italian Bar
  • Master’s in international business law from the University of London
  • Law degree from LUISS University of Rome

Knowledge Sharing

Waiting for the much-desired Supreme Court’s clarification of Section 1782 discovery applications in international commercial arbitration

The discovery application in private international arbitration, as provided for under Title 28 of the U.S. Code, Section 1782, has been debated in US Federal Courts, with conflicting decisions from the Circuit Courts. The clarification from the U.S. Supreme Court in Servotronics Inc. v. Rolls-R …

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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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