Luca Benvenuto is Partner at Alma LED and coordinates Banking & Financial Regulation Team at Rome office.
Luca is specialized in providing assistance to banks, investment and asset management companies, Italian and EU payment and e-money institutions, with focus on regulatory aspects with Banca d’Italia, CONSOB and EBA, including aspects concerning structuring of fintech products, payment industry’s ICT risks, development of distribution networks, banking transparency and anti-money laundering.
On a continuous basis, Luca assists intermediaries both on constitution procedures before the supervisory authorities and in the identification and fulfilment of regulatory obligations, providing support to legal departments but also to second-level control functions.
Luca has a significant experience in drafting and negotiating commercial agreements, with particular reference to outsourcing agreements of operational and important functions, pursuant to both domestic and international provisions, as well as in the preparation of legal opinions and defensive writings for corporate representatives of the intermediaries in sanctioning procedures by supervisory authorities.
Luca lectures in conferences on regulatory and anti-money laundering issues.
|Alma LED – Partner
|Alma Società tra Avvocati – Senior Associate / Partner
|Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP – Senior Associate
|DLA Piper – Associate
|Degree in Law, magna cum laude, Università degli Studi Roma Tre, Rome
|Admitted to the Italian Bar
|Secondment for 6 months at Barclays Bank PLC – Milan branch, legal department
|Secondment at American Express Italia S.r.l. – legal department (part time assistance for special projects)