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Paolo Ricci is head of the Italian corporate insurance and
corporate life sciences team at Hogan Lovells. He joined the
firm on its Italian start-up in 2000.
Mr Ricci has focused on the insurance and reinsurance
field for more than 15 years, assisting a wide number of Italian,
EU and US insurance and reinsurance companies in their
activities in Italy. In particular, he works in the areas of corporate
transactions, regulatory, finance and distribution, as well as in
the designing and structuring of cutting-edge financial insurance
products – including the first unit linked to hedge funds ever
marketed in Italy – private mortgage insurance and collateral
protection insurance.
Mr Ricci has also developed expertise in the life sciences
and biotechnology sectors, providing his services to the major
international players, particularly in the area of corporate
transactions and regulatory matters, but also in complex
distribution partnerships and strategic licensing, co-marketing,
co-promotion agreements and the authorisation and
organisation of clinical trials.
Mr Ricci is recommended in all major legal directories as
one of the leading corporate lawyers in Italy.
Chambers Europe
and
Chambers Global
, in particular, have recognised Mr Ricci
as a leading individual for corporate law and mergers and
acquisitions.
Legal 500
praised him as a corporate lawyer who
is “great at finding solutions, even when an impasse appears
to have been reached”.
Mr Ricci is co-author of a manual on Italian corporate reform
and has had numerous articles published in specialist reviews
and national financial newspapers. He is also a regular speaker
at national and international conferences and was the Italian
speaker at “International M&A, Investment and Beyond: Doing
the Deal Abroad” in Beijing.
Hogan Lovells
Piazza Venezia 11
Rome
00187
Italy
T
+39 06 6758 231
F
+39 06 6758 2323
Ricci, Paolo
Hogan Lovells – Partner
paolo.ricci@hoganlovells.com | www.hoganlovells.com
Winner – Insurance & Reinsurance, Italy
What clients said
“His most outstanding qualities are his exceptional
commercial sense and acumen, his effective and
non-confrontational negotiation skills and his
commitment to getting the deal done.”
“His practical approach to matters and commitment
to acting reasonably mean he is also excellent value
for money.”
“After working with others in the market, I choose
to work with Paolo because he really is the best!”
“He politely listens to our concerns, acknowledges
them and seeks to address them – the mark of a
true professional.”