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 e Tributario

FIVELEX Studio Legale e Tributario‘s finance, banking and insurance department acts on corporate governance issues, investment and banking services, and the issue and offering of banking and finance products. The practice also focuses on private banking services, asset management, and insurance-financial products. Francesco Di Carloreally makes a difference to clients’ success‘, whereas Edoardo Guffanti advises banks, and investment, asset management and insurance companies on non-contentious matters. Mara Fittipaldi is a finance specialist while Flavio Acerbi is ‘a highly specialised and experienced lawyer’. Debora Gobbo was recently promoted to managing associate.

Italy > Investment funds

Housing experts in financial regulatory matters involving Italian and foreign clients, FIVELEX Studio Legale e Tributario‘s experience covers the structuring and implementation of collective investment management schemes, along with the setting up and distribution of units in Italian and foreign funds. The practice is jointly led by Francesco Di Carlo and Edoardo Guffanti, who both advise banks, and investment, asset management and insurance companies on non-contentious matters. The team also features salaried partner Flavio Acerbi, who ‘makes himself available at short notice‘, and recently promoted managing associate Debora Gobbo.