Giorgio Vagnoni

C partners law and tax firm (Milan)
Lawyer (Associate)

Giorgio Vagnoni is corporate lawyer at C partners law and tax firm in Milan. He completed an LL.M. in International Business Law at Queen Mary University of London (AY 2013/2014). His interests cover, in particular, international merger control, corporate finance law, corporate law and governance. He is a qualified lawyer admitted to practice in Italy since 2011 where he operates in the field of corporate law, M&A and restructuring, having acquired significant experience in a wide range of domestic and cross border transactions. He obtained a master’s degree in business law from LUISS “Guido Carli” University (Rome) in 2008 and he also holds a degree in law from Università degli Studi di Bologna. During his studies he wrote dissertation papers in the area of competition law, with particular reference to mergers in the banking sector under an Italian and US perspective, innovations brought by the EU Reg. no. 1/2003 and remarks on the “Microsoft case” (T-201/04).


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Vagnoni The Italian Competition Authority clears a transaction between leading insurance firms for the acquisition of control of a company operating in the same insurance sector (Società Cattolica di Assicurazione / FATA Assicurazioni Danni)


Background With decision n. 24828 of last 5th March 2014 the Italian Competition Authority (the “Authority”) cleared a transaction for the sale and purchase of shares representing the entire corporate capital of FATA Assicurazioni Danni S.p.A. (“FATA”) from Generali Italia S.p.A. (“Generali (...)

Vagnoni The Italian Competition Authority clears a transaction for the creation of a joint venture operating in the banking sector on the basis of the non-applicability of the relevant Italian law provisions governing concentrations between undertakings (Bassilichi / Accenture)


Background The purpose of the transaction at hand was to allow Banca Monte dei Paschi di Siena S.p.A. (“MPS”), one of the major Italian banks, to externalise certain back-office and administrative services, entrusting them to other companies outside its corporate group, as part of its strategic (...)

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