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Gioacchino Foti

Gioacchino Foti


Gioacchino Foti

Gioacchino Foti specialises in banking, financial regulations and capital markets. He has been an advisor to the Italian Banking Association (ABI) in the roundtables relating to the implementation of Basel 3/CRD4 on hybrid Tier 1, CoCo and Tier 2 instruments for banks (2009/YTD), to the Italian new regulation on OPA/OPS on debt products (2010/2012) and to the forthcoming European rules on bail-inable instruments.

Gioacchino has long-standing and close contact with senior officers at CONSOB, the Italian Stock Exchange and the Bank of Italy.

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Career and qualifications

  • University of Catania (LL.D) 1999
  • LUISS University (LL.M International Law) 2000
  • Joined Clifford Chance 2001
  • Admitted as an Avvocato to the Italian Bar 2002
  • 'Toga d’oro' - award as the youngest lawyer of the year in the Court of Appeal district of qualification
  • Counsel 2012 - 2018
  • Partner since 2018

Awards and citations

  • #3 Capital Markets – Debt
    Chambers Global and Europe 2019
  • #3 Financial Services Regulation
    Chambers Global and Europe 2019
  • Next Generation Lawyer in Bank Regulatory
    Legal500 2019
  • Highly Regarded in Debt Capital Markets
    IFLR1000 2019
  • He has “excellent regulatory knowledge.”
    Chambers Global and Europe 2019: DCM