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Santa Maria Luigi
Santa Maria Luigi
Partner
E Mail: luigi.santamaria@santalex.com
Phone: +39 02 771971
Fax: +39 02 76015360
Practice Areas:

Corporate and M&A

Restructuring

Capital Markets

Banking and Finance

Competition and Antitrust Law

Corporate and Securities Litigation


Education:

1992-1993 Master of Laws (L.L.M.), Fordham University (New York).

 

1991 Juris Doctor (J.D.) Summa cum Laude, University of Milan.

 

Experience:


Luigi Santa Maria is a member of Studio Legale Santa Maria since 1991. He is experienced in Corporate Law, Capital Markets, Banking and Finance, Competition and Antitrust Law matters and has worked at prominent law firms based in Milan and in New York for many years.

His extensive and international practice ranges from corporate governance and restructuring matters, both Italian and U.S, to cross border and domestic transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, spin-offs, divestitures, leveraged buyouts and going private transactions. He has been involved in a significant number of major M&A deals, mainly in the banking, energy, financial, healthcare, chemical and manufacturing sectors.

Luigi Santa Maria is the founder and the managing partner of the Studio Legale Santa Maria Italian Desk in New York.

He is a member of the Board of Directors of Bracco USA, Inc., Acist Medical System, Inc. and Bracco Imaging S.p.A.

 


Publications and Lectures:

Luigi Santa Maria is the author of articles and publications regarding Corporate Law matters, including:

“Merger and Acquisitions 2014 - Italy”, the International Comparative Legal Guide, London

“Merger and Acquisitions 2012 - Italy”, the International Comparative Legal Guide, London

L’armonizzazione dei diritti amministrativi degli azionisti e delle regole sulla revisione dei conti, Milan, November 2010

Merger and Acquisitions 2010 - Italy”, the International Comparative Legal Guide, London, 2009

Merger and Acquisitions 2009 - Italy, the International Comparative Legal Guide, London, 2008

Le regole di governo societario secondo il SOXA (Sarbanes Oxley Act)(The SOXA corporate governance rules)”, in ANDAF Magazine N. 2/2005, pp. 30-34

Società e simulazione, società e comunione di godimento (Company and simulation, company and community of enjoyment), Riv. trim. dir. proc. civ., 1995, pp. 205-241

Ancora sul tema della simulazione di una società per azioni (Again on the Public Limited Company Simulation), (nota a Cass., 9 luglio 1994, n. 6515) Giur. comm., 1995, pp. 628-638;

 

Luigi Santa Maria is co-founder and coordinator of Studio Santa Maria “Newsletters”, launched in 1998.

 

Luigi Santa Maria is and has been the coordinator and invited speaker of international conferences and seminars, including:

2012: Speaker, Il modello organizzativo ai sensi del D. lgs. 231/2011, Milano

2012: Speaker, La Corporate Governance: il ruolo del consiglio di amministrazione e dei soci. L'esperienza statunitense e l'influenza comunitaria, Milano

2011: Speaker, Le operazioni straordinarie: Acquisizioni e fusioni internazionali, Milano

2011: Invited Speaker: Il sistema dei controlli societari e la responsabilità nelle imprese e nei gruppi, Paradigma, Milano
2010: Invited Speaker, Guida all'informativa Societaria, Borsa Italiana Academy, Milano

2009: Speaker, Regole di Corporate Governace nelle società quotate e patti parasociali, Milano
2009: Speaker, Dichiarazioni e garanzie nel contratto di acquisizione, Milano

2009: Coordinator, How is the Current Economic Crisis Impacting the Future of the World's Economy? The Metropolitan Club, New York

2007: Invited Speaker, Il Sole24Ore 5th Annual Economy and Finance Conference, Milan

2006: Coordinator and Speaker, Investing in Italy, New York, 2006

2006: Coordinator and Speaker, The new Italian Bankruptcy Law, Banca Popolare di Milano,

2000: Coordinator and Speaker, M&A, Real Estate and Corporate Governance in Italy, Circolo della Stampa, Milan


Professional Membership:
Milan Bar Association.

Languages:
Italian and English.