Paolo Rainelli’s practice focuses on advising Italian and international clients on private and public mergers and acquisitions, corporate governance and insurance regulation, with significant experience also in real estate, inheritance and contractual matters.

Paolo is Professor of Corporate and Business Law at the Politecnic University of Turin and regularly lectures at the Ph.D. and Master programs of the University of Turin, at the post-graduate School for Legal Professions and at the LL.M. in International Trade Law (organized by the ILO International Training Center). He is widely published in the areas of corporate and business law and has authored several contributions for the Italian law reviews Giurisprudenza Commerciale and Giurisprudenza Italiana.

Paolo joined the firm’s Rome office in January 2006, where he worked until 2008. Prior to joining Cleary, he was affiliated with Studio Rainelli from 2001 to 2005 and Studio Barra from 2000 to 2001, both based in Turin.

Selected Activities

  • Member of the National Executive Board, Association Internationale de Droit des Assurances (AIDA)
  • Member of the Editorial Boards, Giurisprudenza Commerciale and Giurisprudenza Arbitrale law reviews
  • Academic Member, European Corporate Governance Institute (ECGI)
  • Member of the scientific committees of AIDA (Lombardia) and NED Community
  • Visiting Fellow, University of Oxford, Georgetown University of Washington and Max Planck Institute of Munich (completed the GWU Munich IP Law Summer Program)

Publications

  • Italy, in Directors in the Twilight Zone V (co-authors G. Scassellati Sforzolini and F. Iodice), INSOL International, London, 2017
  • Towards Greater Transparency in International Arbitration: Recent Decisions by the ICC Court,  in Giurisprudenza Arbitrale, 2016, 439
  • Il Provvedimento IVASS n. 17 del 15 aprile 2014, in AA. VV., Solvency II. Gestione olistica e dinamica della Compagnia di Assicurazioni (editor R. Pontremoli), Milan, 2016, 55
  • Weather Derivatives’ Regulation and Designation, in AA. VV., Cambiamenti Climatici, Catastrofi Ambientali e Assicurazione (editors S. Landini and G. Maracchi), Florence, 2015
  • Portatori di warrant e risarcimento del danno nella vicenda Telecom Tecnost, commentary to App. Milano, 24 febbraio 2015, in Giur. It., 2015
  • Abuso del diritto nel concordato “con riserva” (co-author R. Bonsignore), commentary to Trib. Milano, 22 ottobre 2012 and App. Milano, 21 febbraio 2013, in Giur Comm., 2014
  • Consenso e collegialità nella s.r.l.: le decisioni non assembleari, Giuffré, Milan, 2011
  •  OPA obbligatoria: rassegna di orientamenti CONSOB, in Giur. comm., 2011, I, 621
  • Il regolamento Consob sulle operazioni con parti correlate: le linee fondamentali, in Il Nuovo Diritto delle Società, 2010, n. 12
  • Il trasferimento della partecipazione, in Le Nuove S.r.l. (editor M. Sarale), Zanichelli, Rome, 2008
  • Sospensione dell’esecuzione fallimentare in costanza di giudizio di divisione immobiliare, in Giur. Comm., 2004, II, 240

Events

October 18-20, 2017
Speech on “Recent Developments on Cat Bonds” at the AIDA International Conference of Singapore within the “AIDA Climate and Catastrophic Events Working Party”

September 25, 2017
Speech at the national conference on “Mediazione civile: valida risoluzione delle controversie anche in ambito sportivo” at the Politecnic University of Turin

November 3-4, 2016
Speech on Insurance Issues Relating to Self-Driving Vehicles at the AIDA International Conference of Vienna “Flood of Change: Insurance in Times of Change – Technology, Climate, Regulation”

March 17, 2016
Speech at the national conference “Il Caso Volkswagen Dieselgate” in Brescia

June 11, 2015
Speech on “Catastrophe Bonds” at the AIDA International Conference of Copenhagen within the 10th “AIDA Climate Change Working Party”

May 27, 2015
Speech at the conference “Solvency II - Gestione olistica e dinamica della compagnia di assicurazioni” at the Bocconi University of Milan

May 4, 2012
Speech on “Weather derivatives’ regulation: open issues and new opportunities for risk coverage products” at the AIDA international conference of Istanbul

March 30, 2011
Consorzio ABC

November 23, 2010
Operazioni con Parti Correlate