Luca Jeantet

Luca Jeantet

Partner

Expertise

  • Insolvency and Reorganisations
  • Art Law

WSG Practice Industries

Activity

WSG Leadership

WSG Coronavirus Task Force Group
Member

Gianni, Origoni, Grippo, Cappelli & Partners
Italy

Profile

Luca Jeantet specializes in commercial law and insolvency advising financial institutions on restructuring and turnaround matters. He also advises insolvent companies, investors and creditors in relation to debt restructuring, using the tools provided for by the Italian bankruptcy law including certified plans (“piani attestati”), debt restructuring agreements (“accordi di ristrutturazione”), and compositions with creditors, proposing innovative alternatives both for the debtors and for the creditors involved.

He is the Co-Head of Restructuring Department of the Firm.

He has significant experience in major complex restructuring operations, such as, for example, debt releasing arrangements through assignment of receivables and ensuing recapitalization or through proposals for composition with creditors under bankruptcy, with conversion of receivables into capital. During the last few years he has handled many transactions involving, amongst the others, companies listed on the Italian Stock Exchange.

He is recommended by The Legal 500 legal directory for restructuring and insolvency. He regularly speaks at conferences and seminars and he is the author of several publications on insolvency and corporate matters.

He has held several university teaching positions and he is a faculty member of the National School for Corporate and Business Law Experts.

He is a member of the Italian Bar.

He speaks Italian, English and French.

Bar Admissions

  • TURIN Bar

Education

  • University of Turin
Areas of Practice

Art Law | Insolvency and Reorganisations

Articles

COVID-19: Main Amendments made by the Conversion Law to the Liquidity Decree with Respect to the Measures Aimed at Ensuring the Going Concern of Companies
Gianni, Origoni, Grippo, Cappelli & Partners, June 2020

1. Introduction Pursuant to Law no. 40 of 5 June 2020, published in the Official Gazzette no. 143 of 6 June 2020 (the “Conversion Law”), Law Decree no. 23 of 8 April 2020 (the “Liquidity Decree”) was converted into law with amendments. Below is a summary of the key amendments made to Chapter II (Urgent Provisions to Ensure Going Concern) by the Conversion Law. 2...

Covid-19: Decree Law No. 33 of 16 May 2020 and PMD of 17 May 2020
Gianni, Origoni, Grippo, Cappelli & Partners, May 2020

After the start of Phase 2 (which began on 4 May 2020) the Italian government adopted on 16 May Law Decree no. 33 concerning, inter alia, "Further urgent measures to deal with the COVID-19 outbreak" (the "DL 16 May 2020"). Moreover, on 17 May 2020, in implementation of the aforementioned DL 16 May 2020, the Prime Minister issued a new decree with specific implementing provisions (the "PMD 17 May 2020")...

New EU Rules to Protect Strategic Companies
Gianni, Origoni, Grippo, Cappelli & Partners, May 2020

“We continue to work closely with Member States to ensure that European businesses have access to urgently needed liquidity”, said the vice-president of the European Commission (“Commission”) Margrethe Vestager in connection with the amendment to the Temporary Framework on State aid adopted on 8 May 2020...

Additional Articles

He is the author of several publications on insolvency and corporate matters. He has held several university teaching positions and is a faculty member of the "Scuola Nazionale per Giuristi di Impresa" (National School for Corporate and Business Law Experts