A founding partner of LEXIA Avvocati, Francesco Dagnino specialises in Capital Markets, Corporate, M&A, and Financial Regulation.
He is one the leading Italian lawyers in the following sectors: ICT, Fintech and Blockchain. He was awarded the prize as Best Lawyer in Italy for the category “Fintech” at the 2019 Italian Top Legal Industry Awards.
He serves also as a vice-chairman of the Italian Shareholders’ Rights Association (Associazione Italiana per l’Esercizio dei Diritti degli Azionisti – AIEDA).
Francesco Dagnino was admitted to the Italian Bar in 2006. He obtained a Ph.D. in Corporate and Financial Markets Law from the University of Bologna, and an L.L.M in Corporate Law from the New York University School of Law as a Fulbright Scholar and an Arthur T. Vanderbilt Scholar. He was a visiting Scholar at Columbia University in New York. He graduated in Law summa cum laude from the University of Palermo. He is the author of many academic publications in the fields of corporate law, capital markets and financial regulation, and a regular speaker at conferences. Before founding LEXIA Avvocati, he worked at Top Tier international law firms.