Edoardo Guffanti > FIVELEX Studio Legale e Tributario > Milan, Italy > Lawyer Profile

FIVELEX Studio Legale e Tributario
20121 MILAN

Work Department

Finance, Banking,Insurance, Corporate and commercial, Mergers and acquisitions.


Equity partner.


One of the founding partners and Partner of FIVELEX Studio Legale e Tributario, Edoardo Guffanti began practicing in 1996 and co-founded Annunziata e Associati, where he was stayed until the foundation of FIVELEX Studio Legale e Tributario. 
He was a lecturer at Università Bocconi’s Master Course in Business Administration for 8 eight years and is the author of several legal publications.
He has developed considerable experience in providing non-contentious assistance to banks, SIMs (securities brokerage companies), SGRs (asset management companies and insurance companies).
Over the years he has dealt with projects involving the incorporation of banking and financial intermediaries, mergers and acquisitions, the structuring of highly-regulated products, invitations to invest in complex financial products and cross-border transactions carried out by Italian and foreign intermediaries.
He provides frequent regulatory advice to financial intermediaries and assists corporate officers and intermediaries in the administrative stages of any penalty proceedings initiated by the Supervisory authorities.
He has often been appointed as an expert advisor in banking and finance litigation proceedings.


Italian, English.


Registered with the Register of Chartered Accountants and Tax Advisors in 2000.
Arbitrator at CONSOB’s Chamber of Conciliation and Arbitration.


Degree in Business Economics (with honours) from Università Luigi Bocconi, Milan, best-graduate award for 1995/1996.
Post-graduate course “Giuristi di impresa” (in-house legal counsel) in 1996/1997.

Lawyer Rankings

Italy > Banking and finance: Bank regulatory

(Leading individuals)

Edoardo GuffantiFIVELEX Studio Legale

FIVELEX Studio Legale acts for banks, management companies, investment firms, family offices, financial advisory firms, and insurance and trust companies on regulatory matters. Edoardo Guffanti and Francesco Di Carlo are experienced partners, while Mara Fittipaldi joined from BonelliEredeFlavio Acerbi was made salary partner, and Letizia D’Abramo is an experienced senior associate. Former salary partner Matteo Catenacci joined Eversheds Sutherland Associazione Professionale.

Italy > Investment funds

FIVELEX Studio Legale‘s team advises on the structuring and implementation of collective investment management schemes, in relation to public equity, private equity, venture capital and real estate investment funds. It also assists with setting up and distributing units and shares in funds. Francesco Di CarloEdoardo Guffanti and Mara Fittipaldi are the key contacts.