Francesco De Biasi’s practice primarily focuses on private enforcement and internal investigations of corporate wrongdoing, with a focus on the requirements under Legislative Decree 231/2001, as well as on corporate, civil, labor law and data protection matters related to white collar crimes.
Francesco also has extensive experience in international litigation, with an emphasis on corporate, commercial and financial matters. He has been involved in many private enforcement cases concerning Italian subsidiaries of multinational groups, including the consequent civil and corporate litigation arising from them.
Francesco joined the Brussels office in 1996 and transferred to the Rome office in 1998. He became counsel in 2004.
- Taught Internet Law at the Pontificia Università Lateranense (2010-2015)
- Lectured at numerous conferences on corporate, litigation and private enforcement matters in Italy
- Member, Organismo di Vigilanza (Supervisory Board under Legislative Decree 231/2001) of AgustaWestland S.p.A., until January 2014
“Privacy in Italy: Overview,” Practical Law, August 2020
“Italy and COVID-19 – Practical and Legal Guidance on Key Business Issues,” Cleary Gottlieb Alert Memo, March 12, 2020 (co-author)
“Options for Internal Investigations Under Italian Law and Data Protection Issues,” The In-House Lawyer, January 21, 2020
“Italy,” Data Protection & Privacy Laws, December 2018
“Internal Investigations and Public Enforcement: Challenges Under Italian Law,” Legal Business, May 2018
“Privacy in Italy: Overview,” Practical Law, March 2018
“Data Protection in Italy: Overview,” Practical Law, March 2018
“Novità interpretative in materia di protezione dei dati personali nel contesto dei controlli datoriali sui dipendenti”, I quaderni del Gruppo ASLA di Corporate Compliance, 2018
“Internal Investigations and Public Enforcement: Challenges Under Italian Law,” The In-House Lawyer, December 12, 2017
“Più attuali questioni di data protection nella repressione degli illeciti all’interno dell’azienda,” I quaderni del Gruppo ASLA di Corporate Compliance, 2017
“Whistleblowing in Italy,” Milano Finanza, November 13, 2015 (with Fabio Saccone)
“Il Modello 231 Non Si Acquista Chiavi in Mano,” Finanza & Mercati, June 16, 2009
November 14, 2019
September 25, 2019
April 04, 2019
February 19, 2019
June 08, 2018