Maria advises banks, financial intermediaries, investment firms and industrial and commercial corporates in any contractual, corporate, regulatory and compliance aspect of the relevant activities (including data protection and anti-money laundering compliance).
She also advises on lending, securitisation, mergers and acquisitions, (incliding on the relevant regulatory and supervisory matters), other extraordinary transactions (transfers of going concerns and financial assets also in block) and debt restructuring.
Maria is also involved in litigation in those matters where she renders non-contentious advice.
She was involved in the creation of participation foundations (fondazioni di partecipazione) and has advised on the intergenerational transfer of SMI businesses.
Maria holds a degree in law maxima cum laude from the l’Università degli Studi di Firenze and has achieved a research doctorate at the Università degli studi di Pisa with a written dissertation on “Destinazione patrimoniale fra unità e pluralità di patrimoni”.
Since 2012 she attends the editorial board of the review Annuario del Contratto, edited by Vincenzo Roppo and Andrea D’Angelo and, since 2015, of the review Le Corti Fiorentine.
She was a member of the research groups in academic projects with the CNR and the MIUR and is frequenty teaching finance contract law and commercial contract law at the universities of Brescia and Pavia.
Maria is a member of the Milan bar and speaks fluently Italian and English.
• Attività ed effetto nella destinazione patrimoniale dei beni, Napoli, ESI, 2010, reviewed in Rassegna di diritto civile 1/2013.
• Aleatorietà convenzionale dei contratti derivati, Padova, Cedam, 2013.
She also published numerous essays and comments to court decisions on civil law matters and contributed to treatises or other collective works on contract and obligations law.
She regularly attends as a speaker to conferences and seminars.