Maurizio Delfino founded the law firm Studio Legale Delfino e Associati Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP in 2000, and is a partner in the Corporate & Financial Services Department. He practices in M&A, private equity, capital markets, regulation of the securities markets, antitrust, competition, business reorganization and restructuring, venture capital and structured finance.
Chambers Europe (2017) and Chambers Global (2017) ranked Mr. Delfino among the leading individuals practicing in the area of Corporate/M&A in Italy.
Maurizio is fluent in Italian, French and English.
Maurizio is a member of the Register of Lawyers admitted to the Corte di Cassazione, Council of State and Constitutional Court, the Italian Association of European Lawyers, the Italian Association of Administrative Lawyers, the American Bar Association and the International Bar Association “Business Organizations Committee, Capital Markets Forum.”
He has been teaching public economic law on a part-time basis since 1979 at the University of Rome Law School. He has written several monographs and had numerous articles published in major law reviews in the fields of securities regulation, corporate finance, the protection of minority shareholders, and antitrust. He is a frequent lecturer at national and international symposia in these fields and occasionally holds a course on privatization at the University of Rome Law School.
He is the author of numerous monographs and articles, published in Italy and abroad, on corporate law, competition law and financial markets, including: “Regulation of securities markets” (Rome-1996); “Merger Control in Europe” (S. Chromie ed., Londra, 1991); “Structure of joint stock companies and investments protection” (Naples, 1988).
He is a university lecturer at La Sapienza University of Rome and was a visiting scholar at Stanford Law School and Yale Law School.