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Studio Professionale Associato a Baker & McKenzie

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Aurelio Giovannelli

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M&A, Compliance and Pharma regulation.


Aurelio Giovannelli, an international partner in the Firm’s Rome office, advises multinational companies in corporate, compliance and pharma regulatory matters. He has authored or co-authored several publications. He is also a regular contributor on matters of international law for various journals. Mr. Giovannelli currently chairs the Baker & McKenzie European Compliance Steering Committee and he is a member of the Baker & McKenzie’s Pharmaceutical & Healthcare Industry and Mergers & Acquisitions Practice Groups.


Partner of Baker & McKenzie since 1989. He joined the Firm in 1981.


Italian (native), English (fluent).


Rome Bar Association, 1982.


Aurelio graduated in 1979, earning his J.D. at La Sapienza University of Rome. He then attended a Professional and Business Course at The Centre of English Studies, Oxford, England in August 1982. Aurelio continued his studies at Georgetown University Law Center International Law Institute Washington, D.C., U.S.A. where he attended Orientation in the U.S. Legal System, July-August 1983. He, further, obtained his LL.M. from Columbia University, New York, U.S.A. in 1987. Admitted to practice in Italy: 1982.



Within: Compliance

Studio Professionale Associato a Baker & McKenzie's 'team has impressive know-how and global presence and gets the best results'. The compliance practice fields lawyers who are experienced in corporate criminal law, bribery and corruption, tax crime, bankruptcy, environmental law compliance, and health and safety issues. It assisted a number of companies, which belong to the Idex group, with developing their organisation, management and control models pursuant to Deccree 231. Aurelio Giovannelli and Gianfranco Di Garbo are the principal contacts. Enrico Maria Mancuso is now with Pedersoli Studio Legale.

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Industry focus: Healthcare and life sciences

Within: Industry focus: Healthcare and life sciences

Studio Professionale Associato a Baker & McKenzie's team has 'exceptional expertise' in regulatory, compliance, corporate and administrative matters. The group assisted a global biopharmaceutical company with the regulatory, corporate and public procurement aspects of a multibillion-dollar acquisition. Other notable clients include Baxter and Novo Nordisk. Roberto Cursano co-heads the practice with Pierfrancesco Federici and Aurelio Giovannelli. Mario Cigno made senior associate in July 2018.

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