Federico Cenzi Venezze’s practice focuses on corporate and financial matters, including domestic and cross-border mergers and acquisitions, capital market transactions and corporate governance matters.

He also has extensive experience in leveraged finance transactions, debt restructurings and corporate litigation.

Federico joined the firm in 2013. From 2015 to 2016, he was resident in the Paris office.

Prior to joining the firm, he worked for Craca Pisapia Tatozzi and Latham & Watkins LLP in Milan.

Selected Activities

Visiting researcher, Harvard Law School


"Revised Rules on Disclosure of Significant Shareholdings in Italian Listed Companies After COVID-19 Outbreak", Cleary Gottlieb Alert Memo, 2020

"Italy’s Economic Measures to Mitigate the Effects of COVID-19", Cleary Gottlieb Alert Memo, 2020

"Coronavirus: new rules to hold the annual shareholders’ meetings", Cleary Gottlieb Alert Memo, 2020

“The Costs of Control-enhancing Mechanisms: How Regulatory Dualism Can Create Value in the Privatisation of State-owned Firms in Europe”, European Business Organization Law Review, 2014.

“A Capital Market, Corporate Law Approach to Creditor Conduct”, Michigan Law Review, 2013, (co-author, Prof. Mark J. Roe)