Awards and Acknowledgments
CDP mentioned in the Report The Legal Studies of the Year 2020 of Il Sole 24 Ore in collaboration with Guida al Diritto and Statista
The Sole 24 Ore, in collaboration with Guida al Diritto and Statista, published today the Report on 2020’s Legal Firms which selected the firms excelling in the legal services sector ...
further to an in depth analysis carried out amongst thousands of professionals and clients. We are proud that our law firm Caiazzo Donnini Pappalardo & Associati – CDP Studio Legale has been included in the list.
Il Sole 24 Ore, May 2020
Milano Finanza awards the law firm Caiazzo Donnini Pappalardo & Associati
Caiazzo Donnini Pappalardo and its partners Rino Caiazzo (Founding Partner) and Daniele Pilla have been recognized by Milano Finanza Legal Award 2020 among the Best firms and lawyers for the Competition Law category.
Founding Partner Roberto Donnini and Counsel Alessandro Pilarski in the category M&A Mid Market (band “Selected”), as well as Partner Giulio Tognazzi in the category Finance (band “Selected”), have also been recognized.
In these current difficult times the Firm feels even more the urgency to thank all its professionals and employees for this important achievement.
Milano Finanza, May 2020
The law firm mentioned by Legal 500 in Comercial, corporate and M&A, band 5, in the new EMEA edition of the guide (Europe, Middle East, Africa)
Legal 500, April 2020
The law firm with Rino Caiazzo, mentioned by Legal 500 in the 'hall of fame', in EU and competition law, band 5, in the new edition of the EMEA guide
Legal 500, April 2020
CDP, with Rino Caiazzo, has been recognized by the review Leaders league as one of the best law firms in Italy for Competition Litigation
Caiazzo Donnini Pappalardo & Associati, with partner Rino Caiazzo, has been recognized by the review Leaders league as one of the best law firms in Italy (2019-2020) for Competition Litigation (2nd tier - Excellent). In these current difficult times the Firm feels even more the urgency to thank all its professionals and employees for this important achievement.
Leaders League, April 2020
The law firm mentioned in band 5 for Banking&Finance
Awarded by the selection Client Choice 2020 in the Italy/Competition & Antitrust category on Lexology magazine
Client Choice, February 2020
Ranked by Toplegal for 2020
The Firm is ranked in the Top Legal Corporate and M&A guide for 2020. In particular, Roberto Donnini is ranked among the M&A top professionals and Alessandro Pilarski as Outstanding Counsel
Corporate/M&A e Private Equity - 2020
THE FIRM: ‘Excellent expertise, multidisciplinary character, outstanding readiness and flexibility are the strong points of the Firm that stand out both in the CORPORATE/M&A and PRIVATE EQUITY areas. Among its clients it counts Ansaldo Sts, Augustea Atlantica, Intralot Group and Western Union.
PROFESSIONALS: Roberto Donnini, recognized for Corporate and M&A transactions, has assisted Gamenet in the acquisition of GoldBet. Alessandro Pilarski, considered as a ‘great professional’, has assisted Lutech, leader of One Equity Partners IT activities in Italy, in the acquisition of the entire sharecapital of CDM Tecnoconsulting, Pivotal and Cimworks.
TopLegal RANKED IN 2020, February 2020
CDP&Associates mentioned by IFLR in Finance and M&A. Tier 5.
International Financial Law Review, November 2019
CDP mentioned by Benchmark Litigation
The firm advise clients in financial disputes, corporate and commercial disputes and disputes concerning IP rights infringements. Key clients for the firm include Hitachi Rail, Dubai Aerospace enterprise and Basic Italia.
Benchmark Litigation, October 2019
Giulio Tognazzi mentioned in the Leaders League guide
Giulio Tognazzi highly recommended in Banking & Finance
Leaders League, October 2019
Giulio Tognazzi mentioned in the guide IFLR 1000
Giulio Tognazzi mentioned in the guide IFLR1000 as an highly regarded lawyer.
IFLR1000, October 2019
Rino Caiazzo chairs the session 'Liberalization of services and Antitrust'
Within the V National Conference of the Italian Antitrust Association, Mr Rino Caiazzo chairs the session ' Liberalization of services and Antitrust' held in the Pocetti conference hall, at the Istituto degli Innocenti in Florence.
The talk has been introduced by Mr Alberto Heimler (Scuola Nazionale dell'Amministrazione); other participants: Alfredo Macchiati (Oxera), Thomas Micarelli (Uber), Filippo Fioretti (Pavia e Ansaldo), Anna Argentati (Autorità Garante della Concorrenza e del Mercato)
Istituto degli Innocenti, Firenze, May 2019
Giulio Tognazzi mentioned in Legal 500, band 5.
Giulio Tognazzi is 'outstanding in terms of preparation, understanding of the work, experience and availability'.
Giulio Tognazzi advised BNL, and other banks, on a revolving credit facility for Ariston Thermo.
Rino Caiazzo ranked in Chambers&Partners
Competition/European Law - Italy
Rino Caiazzo of Caiazzo Donnini Pappalardo & Associati - CDP Studio Legale demonstrates strong expertise in private enforcement, anti-competitive agreements and unfair commercial practices. One client explains: "He has in-depth knowledge of competition law, long experience with the Italian Competition Authority and a strong practical sense when dealing with issues."
TMT: Telecommunications - Italy
Rino Caiazzo of Caiazzo Donnini Pappalardo & Associati - CDP Studio Legale is a vastly experienced telecoms practitioner. He represents key sector clients in administrative proceedings across Italy.
Roberto Donnini ranked in Chambers
both in the Global and in the European guide
Corporate/M&A - Italy
Roberto Donnini of Caiazzo Donnini Pappalardo & Associati - CDP Studio Legale's expertise covers M&A transactions, joint venture agreements and corporate governance advices. "He is business-driven and is a great negotiator," say interviewees.
CDP mentioned as an excellence in Leaders League’s 2019 guide "Litigation & Competition"
The firm has been ranked as 'excellent' in Competition & Antitrust Litigation category in Leaders League’s 2019 guide "Litigation & Competition".
Leaders League, March 2019
Fonte: Leaders League
Giulio Tognazzi mentioned as 'an absolute star' by Legal 500
CDP Studio Legale’s Giulio Tognazzi is ‘an absolute star’.
Recently, he assisted Banca Nazionale and Intesa San Paolo with a real estate project financing.
Legal 500, February 2019
Transaction & Deals 2018
Giulio Tognazzi mentioned among the highly reccomended lawyers by the publication Transaction & Deals, edition 2018.
Transaction & Deals 2018, October 2018
Rino Caiazzo and Giulio Tognazzi mentioned among the best Italian lawyers by the Best Lawyers review.
Mr Caiazzo stands out in Competition, EU Law, Regulatory Practice, Telecommunications Law.
Mr Tognazzi is specifically mentioned in Banking and Finance Law.