He has extensive experience in all areas of taxation, with particular focus on M&A, corporate and structured finance, real estate, private equity as well as tax planning for individuals. He advises domestic and foreign investment banks and companies in connection with the structuring of investments. Fabio is frequently involved in the tax aspects of cross-border M&A transactions, innovative securitizations, structured financial products and derivatives. Fabio also advises clients during audits, assessments and assists them in relation to litigation and tax rulings. Before joining Gianni, Origoni, Grippo, Cappelli & Partners in 2008, Fabio worked for a leading international law firm; he also spent one year on secondment at the London offices of a leading international financial institution. After graduating in Law “maxima cum laude” from the University of Palermo in 1999, he pursued his master's degree in tax law. Fabio Chiarenza is also one of the authors of the book “Contratti di finanziamento bancario, di investimento, assicurativi e derivati” (IPSOA WKI Editore) and has assisted the authors in drafting the Italian tax chapter of the guide “European Cross-Border Mergers And Reorganisations” (Oxford University Press). He was admitted to the Italian Bar in 2003. Fabio is a member of the International Fiscal Association, the American Bar Association and the International Bar Association. Fabio speaks Italian and English.