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Giuseppe Curtò

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Disputes, litigation and arbitration

He draws praise for his strategic thinking

Chambers Global and Europe 2019, Italy

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About Giuseppe Curtò

Giuseppe assists clients with civil litigation, arbitration proceedings, white-collar criminal cases and internal investigations.

He has particularly strong banking and finance experience, having assisted clients with derivatives litigation, mis-selling claims, issues of breach of representations and warranties in quota/share-purchase agreements, breach of agency agreements, contractor liability, pre-contractual liability and enforcement of bank guarantees.

The cases Giuseppe deals with can be extremely complex, and he approaches each one with a professional and methodical style.

Giuseppe always ensures he understands the client’s business thoroughly to ensure he chooses the optimal route to settlement.

Recent work

  • Assisting some international banks with civil proceedings concerning derivatives entered into with Italian local authorities.
  • Assisting an international bank with regulatory proceedings concerning the alleged violation of reporting duties under Italian anti-money laundering legislation.
  • Acting for a German real estate company in a post-acquisition arbitration concerning claims for indemnification of damages due to breach of contractual representations.
  • Advising a multinational telecommunications services company on an internal investigation with possible wrongdoing and misconduct at the level of the Italian parent company.
  • Advising a major Italian bank on a damages claim against a competitor for poaching a team from its private banking division and almost 400 clients.

Qualifications

Education

  • Catholic University of Milan, Italy (JD)

Professional memberships

  • Admitted to the Italian Bar (avvocato)

Publications

  • Diritto Bancario – Corporate Governance, 21 December 2015 Situazioni impeditive alla nomina degli esponenti aziendali tra vigilanza bancaria e giudice amministrativo

  • Editrice Le Fonti, 2015 'I rapporti tra l’OdV e gli altri Organi di Controllo negli intermediari finanziari', Capitolo 10 in 'La Responsabilità Amministrative degli Enti ex D.Lgs. 231/2001. Profili economico-aziendali, normative, giurisprudenziali e comparativistici'

  • FC Hub, 15 September 2015 E’ davvero utile l’Organo di Vigilanza negli intermediari finanziari?