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Nicola Canessa

Lawyer
Place of birth
Alessandria
Office
Milan
Languages
English
French
Phone
+39.02.778061
Fax
+39.02.76007900
Practice areas
Corporate, M&A, Private Equity and Venture Capital
HNWI
Litigation and Arbitration
Non profit
Industry
Art Law
Admission to practice
Admitted to practice as a public prosecutor in 1986 and as a lawyer in 1992. Admitted to practice before the Supreme Court in 2000
Education

J.D. University of Pavia (1984)

Professional
experience
  • Until 2001: Founder and principal of own firm with offices in Milan, Florence and Alessandria
  • 2001-2004: Partner of Studio Associato KLegal, associated with KPMG International
  • May 2004: Partner of CBA Studio Legale e Tributario, where he further developed his work in the field of Corporate M&A. He has developed specific issues of corporate interest under the scope of the sale of company shareholdings and businesses, the liability of directors and auditors, the administrative liability of entities (Italian Legislative Decree no. 231/01) and matters of family/corporate interest, such as the generational transfer of family businesses, family governance and internal trusts

Specialization courses
  • Anselmo Anselmi Notary School of Rome 1985/1986
  • Arbitration School Prof. Bernini, Bologna, 1990
  • Advanced course on trusts Prof. Lupoi, 2002

Commitments and activities
  • Founding member of "APA 90", association for the spread of arbitration in Italy
  • Founding member of the "Il Trust in Italia" Association
  • Founding member of STEP Italia "Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners", Italian branch of STEP

Author

Author of various monographs:

  • Il trust interno, Il Sole 24 Ore, 2001
  • L'Economia digitale, Ipsoa, 2002
  • Family governance. La continuità dell’impresa, Ipsoa, 2006
  • La responsabilità degli amministratori e dei sindaci, strumenti di protezione, Cedam, 2007
  • Gestione, valorizzazione e trasmissione dei patrimoni artistici di famiglia, FrancoAngeli, 2017

Published technical contributions and books