Cappelli RCCD regularly advises some of the most important domestic and international financial institutions in relation to banking, financial and insurance regulations.
The Firm’s lawyers advise clients on laws and regulations on investment services, provision of banking and financial services and market abuse, as well as on derivatives regulation and on the establishment and marketing of Italian and EU collective investment undertakings and alternative investment funds. The Firm also regularly advises clients on anti-money laundering. In each of these areas, the Firm assists its clients in connection with a wide range of activities, among which the preparation of contractual documentation and structuring of internal governance and organization.
The Firm draws on outstanding expertise in relation to banks’ regulatory capital requirements, recovery and resolution, and to the optimisation of capital structures of banks and insurance companies (including the issuance of own funds instruments). The assistance offered by the Firm in these areas includes the analysis of the most efficient ways to structure capital optimisation transactions and of the clients’ internal compliance structures.
Cappelli RCCD devotes significant attention to the areas where technological innovation impacts on financial services (FinTech), including cryptocurrencies, smart contracts, blockchain systems (in their various legal guises and practical applications), digital payment systems and electronic money. Cappelli RCCD relies on long-standing relationships with Italian supervisory authorities, including CONSOB, Banca d’Italia and Ivass.