DLA Piper has announced the appointment of partners Luigi Rizzi and Alessandro Corno. Both specialise in financial services. Rizzi, a former Simmons & Simmons partner, has a wealth of experience in financial service and regulatory activities, as well as capital markets. He will be based in the firm's Rome office. Corno will be based in the Milan office. He is experienced in investment funds and SGRs - Società di Gestione del Risparmio, fund management companies - and is particularly active in the field of private equity.
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