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Matteo Bazzani is a partner in CARNELUTTI Law Firm. He is a member of the firm’s restructuring and insolvency department, where he specializes in restructuring and turnaround matters, insolvency procedures, acquisition and financing of distressed companies in the context of out-of-court workouts and in-court reorganization. His practice also focuses on banking and finance and he represents and advises lenders in a wide variety of domestic and international financing transactions. He has also developed significant experience in the field of M&A.
Matteo is Adjunct Professor of Bankruptcy Law at the Catholic University of Milan.
He is an officer of the Insolvency Section of the International Bar Association and co-editor of the journal Insolvency and Restructuring International.
He is recommended as a restructuring lawyer by Global Law Experts.
He was awarded his Ph.D. in Commercial Law and International Commercial Law from the Catholic University of Milan in 2008, having graduated there in 2003 “summa cum laude”.
He was also Visiting Scholar at the Chicago University Law School and at the Max-Planck Institut für ausländisches und internationales Privatrecht, Hamburg.
He was admitted to the Italian Bar Association in 2007. Matteo speaks English and German, in addition to Italian.

  • Representation of distressed companies in a wide range of industries (including automotive, food and beverage, retail and manufacturing) in restructuring planning, filing of in-court reorganisations, negotiating and closing debt restructuring agreements and out-of-court workouts.
  • Representation of Italian and foreign entities purchasing businesses from restructuring debtors and in other distressed M&A transactions.
  • Representation of Italian and foreign creditors, including banks, in domestic and cross-border restructuring deals and insolvency proceedings.
  • Representation of private equity funds, alternative asset management firms and investment banks in a wide range of domestic and cross-border financing transactions.
  • If you would like more information about Matteo Bazzani's representative experience, e-mail him

IBA - Restructuring tools to navigate uncharted waters amid Covid-19

June 5, 2020
On June 5, 2020, partner Matteo Bazzani was a keynote speaker at the webinar "Restructuring tools to navigate uncharted waters amid Covid-19", organised by the IBA Insolvency Section. For more information, please visit the event web page.

Insolvência e Reestruturação

May 22, 2019
Matteo Bazzani was a key note speaker at the seminar “1º Seminário Internacional de Insolvência e Reestruturação”, organized by EMERJ (Escola da Magistratura do Estado do Rio de Janeiro) in Rio de Janeiro. His presentation concerned the “The Judiciary and Insolvency: judicial activism and litigation funding”. The panel was made up of lawyers, economists and specialists from all over the world.        

Insolvency and Restructuring International

October 29, 2018
Matteo Bazzani is the editor of Insolvency and Restructuring International, the journal of the International Bar Association - Insolvency Section.

Restructuring & Insolvency

March 29, 2017
Matteo Bazzani wrote the Italian chapetr of The Legal 500 & The In-House Lawyer Comparative Legal Guide Italy: Restructuring & Insolvency, 2017, available at:

Restructuring and Insolvency in Italy: Overview

May 29, 2016
Matteo Bazzani wrote the articole entitled "Restructuring and Insolvency in Italy: overview", 2016, available at:

Comment on art. 2403-bis of the Italian Civil Code

March 29, 2016
Matteo Bazzani wrote a Comment on art. 2403-bis of the Italian Civil Code in Le società per azioni, codice civile e norme complementari, Vol I, edited by Pietro Abbadessa and Giuseppe B. Portale, Giuffrè, Milano, 2016

Italy and EU Considerations on Financing Company Group Restructurings

March 29, 2015
Matteo Bazzani  co-authored the book "Italy and EU Considerations on Financing Company Group Restructurings", in Financing Company Group Restructurings, edited by Baer-O’Flynn, Oxford University Press, 2015.

Administrative Liability of Members Non-Executive Members of Boards of Directors of Banks

March 29, 2008
Matteo Bazzani wrote the article "Profili di responsabilità amministrativa dei consiglieri di amministrazione non esecutivi di banche: doveri di vigilanza e di intervento e prova dell'immunità da colpa da parte dei singoli consiglieri "(Administrative liability of members non-executive members of boards of directors of banks: duties of supervision and action and proof of immunity from fault by each director), in Rivista di diritto societario, 2008 fasc. 2, pt. 2, pp. 327 ss..

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