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Eversheds Sutherland Associazione Professionale

VIA PRIVATA MARIA TERESA, 4, 20123 MILAN, ITALY
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Work +39 02 89 28 71
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Fax +39 02 58 30 38 18
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www.eversheds-sutherland.it

Mariafrancesca De Leo

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Work +39 02 892 871
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Eversheds Sutherland

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Mariafrancesca è Partner del nostro dipartimento di Litigation. Ha una vasta esperienza nel settore del contenzioso per questioni di natura finanziaria, bancaria, fallimentare, regolamentare e commerciale. Ha altresì maturato esperienza nello svolgimento di indagini interne, specie se relative a white collar crimes, in relazione a procedimenti sanzionatori irrogati dalle autorità di vigilanza o a procedimenti penali.

La sua recente esperienza si focalizza sull’assistenza a banche internazionali e istituzioni finanziarie in materia di vendita di derivati alle pubbliche amministrazioni, abusi di mercato, violazione dei divieti di vendite allo scoperto, ristrutturazioni del debito (accordi ex art. 67 LF, concordati) nell'ambito di contratti di finanziamento a medio termine.

Mariafrancesca is a partner in our Litigation group. She specialises in the finance, banking and regulatory sector. She has also matured significant expertise in the conduct of internal investigations, particularly with regards to white collar crimes and sanctioning procedures issued by regulatory authorities. Mariafrancesca also advises on insolvency law procedures.

Her recent experience includes: representing a major international bank in proceedings relating to derivatives sold to Italian municipalities; representing a financial institution in Consob proceedings concerning alleged breach of shortselling restrictions; representing a major international bank in proceedings concerning market abuse; assisting a financial institution in relation to several debt restructurings and negotiations with non-performing debtors of a portfolio of medium term loans.

 

Position

Partner

Languages

Italian, English


London: Dispute resolution

Banking litigation: investment and retail

Within: Banking litigation: investment and retail

Eversheds Sutherland (International) LLP hired Jake McQuitty, a former head of investigations and enforcement EMEA at Barclays, from TLT. The 'down-to-earth and pleasant-to-deal-with team' covers all aspects of contentious civil, criminal and regulatory work for the firm’s major financial institution client base; in a long-running matter, Andrew Legg continued to defend Law Debenture Trust Corporation against litigation issues arising from its involvement as a bond trustee in five sets of bonds issued in the 1980s by various Bell Group companies; the case involves complex issues of statutory and contractual interpretation. Matthew Allen’s dispute experience includes structured products, derivatives and complex banking disputes; and David Flack, who is 'a good technical lawyer with commercial experience and pragmatism', is experienced in all aspects of wholesale and retail banking litigation and regulatory investigations work. Jennifer Miles and Mariafrancesca De Leo are also highly rated.

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