Federico Vezzani has been a partner at BonelliErede since 2015. His practice focuses on banking and insurance regulations, with particular focus on supervisory and regulatory matters relating to banks, insurance companies and Italian and international financial intermediaries. He advises both financial institution and non-regulated firms on the Italian and EU financial regulatory aspects of a broad range of matters and projects, including capital strengthening measures through the issuance of equity, hybrid, subordinate and convertible instruments, liability management transactions and funding of debt instruments, plain vanilla and structured, through standalone issuance of securities or in relation to domestic/international programmes.
He also has a profound knowledge of the Fintech sector, continuatively assisting clients in the evolution of financial services deriving from technological innovation, changing customers’ expectations and empowerment and regulatory developments. Mr Vezzani has also considerable experience in equity and debt capital markets transactions, as well as in the asset management sector.
He recently advised one of the most important banks investing in fintech funds, and has been involved in the assistance, amongst others, to clients of an Italian cryptocurrency exchange platform in the discussions with Consob and in the procedures to obtain the judicial declaration of the bankruptcy of the company holding and managing the platform and to an Italian info-rating provider in respect to the regulatory and corporate matters arising from the setting-up of a newco providing digital lending services including the purchase of receivables from the Italian SMEs.