Marco Zechini is a partner in Orrick's Rome office, member of the M&A and Private Equity group and head of the Italian Banking and Financial Services Regulation practice.
He has experience in banking, insurance, financial services and asset management regulation, as well anti-money laundering and the relevant corporate governance matters.
Marco regularly advises banks, financial institutions, payment institutions, IMEL, investment firms, asset management companies, both in authorization procedures (before Bank of Italy and Consob) and in the structuring of new services and products, administrative sanctions proceedings, ad interim measures and sanctions related to the provisions of banking, financial, investment and insurance services.
His work in the financial industry includes drafting of contracts and documentation for offering of banking, financial, insurance and investments products, as well as auditing of internal organizational policies and procedures, partnership, distribution, and outsourcing agreements.
With a solid corporate background, he also handles sophisticated corporate transactions.
Marco is liquidator and member of the Supervisory Board of some intermediaries in crisis by appointment of the Bank of Italy.
Marco Zechini teaches Financial Markets law at the Faculty of Economics of the Rome University ' La Sapienza ' where he is also lecturer to the Master of Financial Markets on solicitation of investment and public sales offers and subscription.
He is adjunct professor to the International University of Rome (UNINT), teaching "e-money and Electronic Funds Transfer."
Marco Zechini is advisor to A.I.F.I. (Italian Association of Private Equity and Venture Capital) in anti-money laundering regulation. He is frequent speaker to conferences organized by prominent financial regulation institutions.