Giuseppe Scassellati-Sforzolini is a partner at Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP, based in the Rome office. He 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.