Sergio Erede

Founding Partner

+39 02 771131

Main office: Milan


M&A and litigation in the following sectors:

  • food and beverages
  • banking
  • mass retailing
  • publishing
  • energy
  • infrastructures
  • luxury goods
  • telecommunications
  • transport

Foreign languages: English, French


  • Joint founder of Bonelli Erede Pappalardo in 1999, which evolved into BonelliErede
  • Founded Erede Bianchi in 1969, which evolved into Erede e Associati in 1995


  • Head of IBM Italy’s legal department (1965-69)

Ranking and Awards

The Chambers & Partners international legal directory lists Sergio as one of Italy’s major experts in M&A and litigation


“He is the best lawyer in Italy, a legal genius.”

(Chambers & Partners)


  • Member of the Italian Bar
  • LLM from Harvard Law School
  • Law degree from the University of Milan

Knowledge Sharing

Enforcement risk for failure to pay tax on capital gains realised by non-Egyptian residents on the sale of unlisted securities

Capital gains tax has always been an issue for non-Egyptian resident entities. And since the Ministry of Finance issued guidelines in December 2020 on capital gains realised by non-residents on the sale of securities (i.e., shares and quotas) not listed on the Egyptian Stock Exchange, the ET …

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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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Achmea: the future of investment arbitration in Europe

The European Court of Justice’s controversial judgment in Achmea v Slovak Republic has cast serious doubt on the continued viability of arbitration under intra-EU bilateral investment treaties. In an interesting webinar available here, our four i …

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Caught in the “Crossfire”: quantum calculations in international arbitration

One of the primary challenges that arbitral tribunals face is the quan …

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Arbitration clauses in intra-EU BITs are not compatible with EU law: a momentous decision by the European Court of Justice

The ruling of the European Court of Justice regarding the arbitration clause in the Netherlands-Slovak Republic BIT will change the European investor-state arbitration landscape. The Court stated that the arbitration clause is incompatible with EU law. This ruling, which did not adopt the Opini …

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