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Paolo Bonolis

Partner

CMS Adonnino Ascoli & Cavasola Scamoni
Via Agostino Depretis 86
00184 Rome
Italy
Languages French, English, Italian

Paolo Bonolis has been the head of the Banking and Financial Law Department since 2005.

His professional activities and experience includes advising some of the top Italian and foreign banks and financial institutions on complex financing transactions and regulatory matters. He also assists globally-active clients in the investment services, insolvency, shipping and private equity sectors.
Paolo also advise the leasing and financing divisions of some of the major automobile brands.

Paolo is a member of the Board of Directors and the Board of Statutory Auditors of various corporations.

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Memberships & Roles

  • Rome Bar Association
  • IBA (International Bar Association)
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Education

  • 2000 – Admitted to the Bar Association
  • 1995 – LUISS Guido Carli University of Rome, Degree in Law
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13/06/2018
CMS in­tro­duces Private Place­ments on­line Ques­tion­naire
Private place­ments are in­creas­ingly be­ing used for debt fund­ing as an al­tern­at­ive to bank fin­an­cing Find the right one for you! The mar­ket of­fers a large num­ber of Private Place­ment (PP) products...

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30/10/2022
CMS - Meet our ex­perts at The In­ter­na­tion­al Bar As­so­ci­ation (IBA) An­nu­al...
More than 70 per­cent of the world’s pur­chas­ing power is loc­ated out­side of the United States. So for US com­pan­ies, es­tab­lish­ing or grow­ing their busi­ness and in­vest­ments with their main trade part­ners – wheth­er in the UK, the European Uni­on, China, Africa or the Middle East – is es­sen­tial for their suc­cess.However, do­ing busi­ness in di­verse mar­kets, each with its unique leg­al en­vir­on­ment and ways of prac­ti­cing law, re­quires spe­cial­ist know­ledge. Our more than 5,000 law­yers world­wide provide busi­ness-fo­cused ad­vice, wheth­er in a single mar­ket or across mul­tiple jur­is­dic­tions. Our fo­cus is on build­ing long-term part­ner­ships to keep our cli­ents ahead in their chosen mar­kets.CMS law­yers are pleased to be at­tend­ing the In­ter­na­tion­al Bar As­so­ci­ation (IBA) An­nu­al Con­fer­ence from 30th Oc­to­ber to 04th Novem­ber 2022.Be­low you can find an over­view of our part­ners at­tend­ing the IBA An­nu­al Con­fer­ence, rep­res­ent­ing a range of jur­is­dic­tions, prac­tice areas and sec­tor spe­cial­isms.To ar­range a meet­ing, please con­tact melania.kozyra@cmsleg­al.com.CMS law­yers will be par­ti­cip­at­ing in the fol­low­ing pan­el dis­cus­sions:France based Part­ner An­na­belle Bail­leul-Mira­baud will be chair­ing Roundtables dis­cus­sions of glob­al tax trends, Wed­nes­day 2 Novem­ber (1430 - 1730)France based Part­ner Frédéric Roux and Michel Col­let will par­ti­cip­ate in Roundtables dis­cus­sions of glob­al tax trends, Wed­nes­day 2 Novem­ber (1430 - 1730)Italy based Part­ner Paolo Bonolis will par­ti­cip­ate in the pan­el on Con­tract­ing of IT as­sets (di­git­al­isa­tion 2.0) in an in­creas­ingly com­plex reg­u­lat­ory en­vir­on­ment, Monday 31 Oc­to­ber (1430 - 1545)Italy based Part­ner Laura Opilio will take part in 3 pan­els:chair­ing Ad­dress­ing dis­tri­bu­tion-re­lated short­ages of medi­cines and med­ic­al devices from a multi-jur­is­dic­tion­al per­spect­ive meet­ing, Tues­day 1 Novem­ber (1615 - 1730);Hot top­ics in in­ter­na­tion­al com­merce, trade, fran­chising and product law, Monday 31 Oc­to­ber (0930 - 1230);and Best prac­tices in sup­ply chain in the post (or con­tinu­ing) Cov­id en­vir­on­ment, the war in Ukraine and the im­pact of di­git­iz­a­tion, Wed­nes­day 2 Novem­ber (1615 - 1730)Ger­many based Part­ner Bjo­ern Gaul and Orly Gerbi of Herzog Fox Nee­man, Is­rael will mod­er­ate a pan­el on New de­vel­op­ments on Al in the work­place on 02.11.2022 (Wed­nes­day) 9.30 h – 10.45 a.mEm­ploy­ment and In­dus­tri­al Re­la­tions Law Com­mit­tee (Lead for mod­er­at­ors and speak­ers)Tech­no­logy Law Com­mit­tee (one speak­er) with the at­tend­ing ex­perts be­low:Pa­tri­cia Bar­boza, CGM Ad­vogados, Brazil­Steven T. Hunt, Tech­no­logy & Work, SAP In­nov­a­tion Of­fice, USAC­liff Jurkiewicz, Vice Pres­id­ent, Strategy at Phe­nom, USAInge de Laat, Rut­gers & Posch, Neth­er­landsAnthony J. On­cidi, Proskauer, USAVikram Shroff, Nishith De­sai, In­dia­Yardenne Assa, Co-Founder and CEO, Un­box­able, Is­raelTo find out more about CMS, vis­it the About CMS sec­tion.For fur­ther in­form­a­tion, please see our part­ners at­tend­ing the con­fer­ence in the gal­lery be­low and an over­view of all our ex­pert­ise areas.
30/03/2022
CMS with the com­pan­ies of the VGP group in the fin­an­cing of new lo­gist­ic...
DLA Piper and CMS Italia ad­vised, re­spect­ively, Aareal Bank and European Lo­gist­ics 2 S.a r.l. in the fin­an­cing trans­ac­tion, for euro 42 mil­lion, of three lo­gist­ics prop­er­ties loc­ated in the Mu­ni­cip­al­it­ies...
24/02/2022
Crypto­cur­ren­cies ser­vice pro­viders: new reg­u­lat­ory re­quire­ments to op­er­ate...
The Min­istry of Eco­nomy and Fin­ance (MEF) has is­sued a new De­cree whereby Itali­an and for­eign crypto­cur­rency ser­vice pro­viders must en­roll in a spe­cial sec­tion of the re­gister held by a su­per­vis­ory body...
08/10/2021
Reg­u­lat­ory sand­box: the first timeslot for the ex­per­i­ment­a­tion of FinTech...
De­cree No. 100 of the Min­istry of Eco­nomy and Fin­ance of 30 April 2021 has ap­proved the Reg­u­la­tion gov­ern­ing the pro­ced­ures for car­ry­ing out the ex­per­i­ment­a­tion in Italy of FinTech activ­it­ies, defined...
02/08/2021
CMS with Ap­coa Group in the in the im­ple­ment­a­tion of a fin­an­cing trans­ac­tion...
CMS, among the first 10 in­ter­na­tion­al law firms, has as­sisted the Ap­coa Group, lead­er in Europe and Italy in the park­ing sec­tor, in the im­ple­ment­a­tion of a fin­an­cing trans­ac­tion through the is­sue of seni­or...
29/07/2021
In­ter­na­tion­al CMS team ad­vises AP­COA Park­ing on suc­cess­ful EUR 685 mil­lion...
Ber­lin – AP­COA Park­ing, a lead­ing European park­ing op­er­at­or, placed a seni­or se­cured notes of­fer­ing of EUR 320 mil­lion of fixed-rate seni­or se­cured notes due in 2027 and EUR 365 mil­lion of float­ing...
18/02/2021
Lim­its to the op­er­a­tion in Italy of UK banks and in­vest­ment com­pan­ies after...
Start­ing from 1st Janu­ary 2021, the pro­vi­sion of bank­ing, fin­an­cial in­vest­ment ser­vices in Italy by Brit­ish banks, elec­tron­ic money in­sti­tu­tions, and in­vest­ment firms shall be deemed to be ab­us­ive, un­less...
12/02/2021
Lim­its to the op­er­a­tion in Italy of UK banks and in­vest­ment com­pan­ies after...
Start­ing from 1st Janu­ary 2021, the pro­vi­sion of bank­ing, fin­an­cial in­vest­ment ser­vices in Italy by Brit­ish banks, elec­tron­ic money in­sti­tu­tions, and in­vest­ment firms shall be deemed to be ab­us­ive, un­less...
25/01/2021
CMS with Ab­er­deen for re­gis­tra­tion in the Re­gister of Third Coun­tries'...
CMS, among the top ten in­ter­na­tion­al law firms, as­sisted Ab­er­deen As­set Man­agers Lim­ited, a Brit­ish in­vest­ment com­pany of the Stand­ard Life Ab­er­deen Group, in ob­tain­ing the Con­sob au­thor­isa­tion to be...
22/12/2020
Law and reg­u­la­tion of Cov­id-19 loan morator­i­ums in Italy
1. De­scrip­tion of the le­gis­la­tion 1.1 Is there a morator­i­um on loans le­gis­la­tion im­ple­men­ted in your jur­is­dic­tion? Yes. 1.2 If no: Are there any on­go­ing dis­cus­sions re­gard­ing a po­ten­tial in­tro­duc­tion...
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17/12/2020
CMS Italy and DLA Piper with VGP Park Val­sam­og­gia s.r.l. and Aareal Bank...
DLA Piper and CMS Italy re­spect­ively have as­sisted Aareal Bank and VGP Park Val­sam­og­gia S.r.l. (a sub­si­di­ary of VGP European Lo­gist­ics 2 S.à r.l., a joint ven­ture between the VGP group, mar­ket lead­er...
31/08/2020
Sta­bil­isa­tion and re­struc­tur­ing law in Italy
Based on Law De­cree no. 18 of 17 March 2020, trans­posed with amend­ments in­to law no. 27/2020 (“De­cree 18”), and Law De­cree no. 23 of 8 April 2020 (“De­cree 23”) 1. Which fin­an­cial (not tax or la­bour)...