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Marco Zechini

Marco Zechini

Equity Partner

Marco Zechini is Equity Partner, based in Rome, where he coordinates the Banking and Financial Regulation practice.
He is specialized in regulation of financial intermediaries and technology law, with twenty years of experience in all regulatory and organizational aspects related to banking and financial services.

He is also a recognized expert in the Fintech sector.

With a solid corporate background, Marco handles sophisticated corporate transactions providing assistance in all legal, regulatory and organizational aspects related to payment and investment services, with particular focus on the Consolidated Law on Finance and in the field of investment and structuring of public offers for sale and subscription.
Marco regularly assists banks, financial companies, payment institutions, IMELs, EU investment companies and asset management companies in the authorization procedures (before Bank of Italy and Consob) and the management of relations with the supervisory authorities. He advises on the structuring of new services and products and provides legal and regulatory assistance, both on the arranger and  and originator side, as part of securitization transactions, providing support on administrative sanctions proceedings, ad interim measures and sanctions  related to the provisions of banking, financial, investment and insurance services.

He also has extensive experience in the context of outsourcing contracts of operational functions such as the outsourcing of IT processes.

Marco has been a professor at the Course on Electronic Money at the  University of International Studies in Rome (UNINT) as well as a lecturer in Financial Market Law at the Faculty of Economics of ‘La Sapienza’ University and a lecturer at the Master of Financial Markets at the same University. Marco is a speaker at numerous conferences and lecturer at seminars on financial regulation, e-money and payment services.

Marco has been appointed by Bank of Italy as liquidator or member of the supervisory committee in the context of bankruptcy proceedings concerning financial intermediaries.

Via Piemonte, 62 – 00187 Rome
2023-today Alma LED – Equity Partner
2019-2023 Alma Società tra Avvocati – Founding Partner
2015-2019 Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe, LLP – Partner
2010-2014 DLA Piper – Partner
2006-2010 DLA Piper – Senior Associate
2003-2006 Gianni, Orrigoni, Grippo & Partners (Rome-Milan) – Associate
1998 Degree in Law, University “La Sapienza”, Rome
1999 PhD in Financial Market Law, Faculty of Economics and Business, University “La Sapienza”, Rome
1996 National Order of Journalists, publicists list
2002 Admitted to the Italian bar
Former Consultant for Commissione Finanze at Senate for all legislative aspects related to the issue of regulatory provisions on payment services and electronic money
Former Consultant for A.I.F.I. (Italian Association of Private Equity and Venture Capital) for all aspects related to anti-money laundering
Former Member of the Board of Directors of the Italian Association of Payment Institutions and Electronic Money
Former Member of the Scientific Committee of the Research Centre on Payment Systems (C.Ri.S.P.)
Former Member of the Didactic and Scientific Council of the Master “Intermediaries, Issuers and Markets, Corporate Governance and Controls”, at the University of Rome “La Sapienza”

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