Anna Ferraresso

Financial Regulation and Structured Finance Counsel, Milan

I have broad expertise in financial regulation, advising financial services firms, insurance companies and investment funds on regulatory issues affecting them, from compliance with the applicable financial regulations to regulated M&A. I offer comprehensive technical expertise and a deep understanding of the way regulated businesses operate, equipping my clients with pragmatic advice and viable strategies that resonate with their unique needs.


Education and qualifications


Anna practice includes advising on change in controls, transaction structuring and setting up of regulated entities and compliance with prudential rules. She regularly advises clients on resolutions and other crisis management situations regarding financial regulated institutions as well as private equity funds in relation to distressed regulated investments.

She has also gained deep knowledge of investment funds (AIFs and UCITS) by advising major global asset managers as well as emerging players.

She advised clients on the implementation of numerous EU regulatory reforms initiatives such as AIFMD, MiFID II, CRD V/CRR II, BRRD II, Solvency II and impact of Brexit for most of the banking clients of the firm.

Anna has experience of new product development and marketing, including in the fintech space, financial market infrastructure and trading issues such as market abuse and also assists clients on structured products including lending, repo transactions and ISDA documented derivatives.

Anna worked with Linklaters Amsterdam between 2021 and 2023 and has been seconded in Linklaters London in 2011-2012.

Education and qualifications

Anna studied law at the University of Padova and holds a J.D. in law.

She speaks Italian and English.