Partner, Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP
Marco Boldini is a Partner and the Head of the Italian Financial Services Regulatory practice, splitting his time between Orrick’s Milan and London offices.
Marco is a leading authority on financial services regulations, including but not limited to AIFMD, UCITS, PRIIPs, FCA Handbook and Brexit-related topics, as well as on all aspects of funds-related work, in particular on ETFs and ETCs. He advises clients on MIFID II and compliance matters before the UK’s Financial Conduct Authority and the Italian Companies and Exchange Commission.
Marco also has deep knowledge of the fintech sector, particularly blockchain and cryptocurrency matters.
Named by Legal 500 magazine as "UK Regulatory Lawyer of the Year for 2019", featured as "Rising star" in the UK GC Powerlist 2017 (Legalese) and "Top Talent" at the Italian Awards issued by the Italian Chamber of Commerce in UK, Marco serves as Italian Honorary Consul in the United Kingdom to the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation.
Before joining Orrick, Marco served as Head of PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) UK Financial Services Regulatory practice. Prior to PwC, he served as European Regulatory Director at asset management firm ETF Securities in London.
He is a Solicitor in England and Wales and a fully qualified UK Barrister at Middle Temple Inn, a Notary in England and Wales, as well as an avvocato in Italy.
Marco currently teaches financial services law at Cass Business School, City University of London.