Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton (Rome)

Giuseppe Scassellati-Sforzolini

Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton (Rome)
Lawyer (Partner)

Giuseppe Scassellati-Sforzolini is active in public and private M&A, financial services regulation, EU state aid law, enforcement and litigation matters. Giuseppe started our Italian corporate practice in the early 90’s. Since then, he has worked on numerous privatizations through equity offers and auctions, debt exchange offers by sovereign issuers, takeover bids, negotiated acquisitions, restructurings, divestitures, joint ventures and private equity investments, particularly in regulated sectors such as financial services, energy, media, telecoms and airlines. He advises on EU state aid law and financial services regulation. He is also active in enforcement and private investigation matters, litigations and arbitrations. Giuseppe joined the firm in January 1988 and became a partner in 1996. He was initially resident in our Brussels office, until transferred to Rome in July 1998 to open our first Italian office.

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Mario Siragusa, Giuseppe Scassellati-Sforzolini, Gianluca Faella The EU Court of Justice confirms that Italian deposit guarantee scheme intervention in support of a bank did not constitute State aid (Banca Popolare di Bari)


On March 2, 2021, in dismissing the appeal brought by the European Commission against the judgment of the EU General Court in the Tercas case, the EU Court of Justice issued a landmark ruling on the standard of proof for the imputability to the State of support measures granted by private (...)

Edward Crane, Aurèle Delors, John Messent, Francesco Iodice, Mirko von Bieberstein, Michael J. Ulmer, Giuseppe Scassellati-Sforzolini, Nicholas Levy, François-Charles Laprévote, Richard Pepper, Konstantin Bondarenko The EU Commission issues guidance on the screening of foreign direct investments in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic


In a March 25, 2020 communication, the European Commission (“EC”) issued guidance on the screening of foreign direct investments (“FDI”) in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic. The communication identifies an increased risk of attempts by non-EU acquirers to obtain control over suppliers of (...)

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