LegalCommunity Week Milano begins with talks on tech, innovation, and doing business in Central Europe

Yesterday was the first day of Legalcommunity Week, which brings legal, financial and entrepreneurial professionals, both Italian and international, together in Milan. (The event is under the auspices of LC Publishing Group, the parent company of


The conference “Innovation, Intelligence and Legal Tech” opened this third edition on Monday. The meeting was organized in partnership with Deloitte Legal and the Italian bank Intesa Sanpaolo. After the welcome speeches by the managing director of LCPublishing Group, Aldo Scaringella, by the councilor for sport, tourism and leisure of the Municipality of Milan—the week’s sponsoring body—Roberta Guaineri and of the president of the order of the lawyers of Milan Vinicio Nardo, attendees heard speeches by Ferruccio De Bortoli, former chief of the Milan-based national newspaper Corriere della Sera (photo below, left), and of Carlo Gagliardi, managing partner of Deloitte Legal (below, right).

Next up was the round table “Past future, no excuses,” featuring the speakers Nicolas Burgener, Audemars Piguet group’s chief legal officer, Luis F. Lozano Olivares, legal government and senior affairs industry director and general counsel & compliance of Toyota Mexico, Alexandre Marcotte, group legal director-commercial AzkoNobel, Sandra Mori, data privacy officer Coca Cola, Jacques Moscianese, executive director, group head of institutional affairs Intesa Sanpaolo, Sibilla Ricciardi, CEO and co-founder in2law and Aldo Scaringella managing director of LC Publishing Group and Iberian Legal Group. The meeting was moderated by Alessandro Lucchini, a linguist from Palestra della Scrittura.


The day continued, in the early afternoon, with the round table “Doing business in Central Eastern Europe: opportunities for Italian investors”, organized in partnership with Led Taxand (photo, right).  Guido Arie Petraroli, managing partner of Led Taxand, Massimo Campioli, vice president of ANDAF and cfo MI Stadium, Pavo Djedović, partner LeitnerLeitner Croatia / Bosnia Herzegovina / Serbia, Judit Jancsa-Pék, partner of Leitner Hungary, Agostino Nuzzolo, general counsel and executive vice president of legal and tax and member of the board of directors of TIM and Blaž Pate, partner of LeitnerLeitner Slovenia, participated.The event ended at 4:30 p.m. with refreshments.

In the late afternoon, the “Integrated Compliance” workshop was held, organized in collaboration with Carnelutti and Aitra. The speakers leading the discussion were Isabella Bdoian Gonzalez, director of ethics & compliance at EMEA Whirlpool Corp., Luis F. Lozano Olivares, legal government and industry affairs senior director and general counsel and compliance of Toyota Mexico, Giorgio Martellino, president of AITRA and general counsel of Avio, Angela Melissari chief compliance officer & dpo of MMSPA, Marco Reggiani, general counsel of Snam, and Ghada Sabbagh senior compliance officer of Banque du Liban. Luca Arnaboldi, managing partner of Carnelutti Studio Legale Associato, moderated the event.

Starting at 6.30 pm, the Gatti Pavesi Bianchi law firm hosted a cocktail reception for corporate counsel at its headquarters in Piazza Borromeo.


The first day closed with a real estate themed round table “Urban regeneration. The active role of large investors. The Milan case study.” Organized in collaboration with Gattai Minoli Agostinelli & Partners, the event, moderated by the real estate journalist Paola Dezza, included the speakers Pierfrancesco Maran, councilor for urban planning of the Municipality of Milan, Mario Abbadessa, CEO of Hines Italy, Paolo Bottelli, CEO of Kryalos SGR, Cino Zucchi, founder of the studio Cino Zucchi Architetti and Gianluca Gariboldi, partner of Gattai Minoli Agostinelli & Partners. A cocktail session ended the day.