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Stefano Balzola

VFGS

Attorney at law

Corso Venezia 37

20121 Milan

Italy
+39 11 581 95 33
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Stefano gained a solid experience in corporate law and financial market law, also thanks to his academic activities. He regularly assists clients in private equity and venture capital transactions, extraordinary corporate transactions, company acquisition, mergers and recapitalizations and provides assistance to the board of directors’ meetings and shareholders’ meetings.

Stefano developed an extensive experience on all the aspects relating to the management and termination of employment relationships. He regularly deals with all issues related to hiring, drafting and use of different kinds of contracts and flexibility instruments, individual and collective dismissals, due diligence activities, services supply contracts, transfer of business and outsourcing. He has developed also specific experience in the management of issues related to safety in the workplace.  

He assists clients in civil actions, before the Italian Court of the Enterprises, involving the responsibility of the corporate bodies, shareholders’ resolutions invalidity, disputes between shareholders and the responsibility of financial intermediaries. He was arbitrator and secretary of arbitration.

He also developed skills in the navigation law assisting shipyards in relations with customers and suppliers as well as with port authorities. 

Stefano assists also listed companies, banks and insurance companies in the compliance with the relevant sectorial regulations as well as in relations with the independent Authorities.

He graduated in law ‘with honours’ in 2004 with a thesis on “Stocks and hybrid securities in the reform of Italian Corporate Law”. He was admitted to the Turin Bar on 17 November 2007. Since 2011 he has been professor of corporate law at Carlo Cattaneo University – LIUC and since 2018 at University of Turin, from 2009 to 2013 he was a research fellow at the University of Turin, in 2008 he received a PhD in “Company Law and of financial markets” at the University of Bologna and in 2007 he was visiting researcher at Yale Law School.

Besides his native language Italian, Stefano is fluent in English.

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