Alma is an independent law firm active on the Italian market from January, 1st 2019 with offices in Milan and Rome.
The firm has two founding partners, Alessandro Corno and Marco Zechini, and it is specialized in assisting clients in the asset management industry, focusing in particular on private assets, alternative investment funds, financial regulation, venture capital, fintech.
Alessandro Corno has a twenty-year experience in fund formation and, among other things, has been an equity partner of DLA Piper, Jones Day and Gatti-Pavesi-Bianchi where he established the Financial Regulation practice group. In the last decade, Alessandro Corno has been ranked by Chambers and Partners and The Legal 500 EMEA among the Leading Individuals for Investment Funds.
Marco Zechini has been a partner of the Rome-based practice of US law firm Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe, where he coordinated the Banking & Financial Services Regulation department. In the last decade, Marco Zechini has been ranked by The Legal 500 EMEA among the Leading Individuals for Banking & Finance.
Both Corno and Zechini are recognized experts in alternative investment funds, financial regulation and fintech, with a strong professional background and expertise in the management of cross-border operations.