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Andrea Pantaleo

He/himLead Lawyer

Andrea Pantaleo is a financial markets, crypto, fintech and insurtech regulatory and litigation lawyer with over 15 years' experience advising financial institutions, fintech companies, crypto-exchangers and insurance companies on compliance with EU and domestic regulation and assisting them in litigations on provision of financial, insurance and crypto-related services.

Andrea has a specific focus on DLT and blockchain technology, as well as smart contracts in the context of tokenization processes applied to financial, banking and payment services. Andrea has a deep knowledge of DeFi platforms' mechanisms and DAO structures, NFTs (also fractioned) used in the context of trade and credit finance, securitizations, real estate.

Andrea has also attended masterclasses in token and NFT coding, smart contract security. He usually speaks at conferences on crypto and blockchain topics and is author of numerous publications.

Professional QualificationsAvvocato admitted to the Milan Bar
  • Italian
  • English
  • University of Milan, Law degree


Andrea is author of several publications and he is speaker at seminars and conferences regarding his sector.

Prior Experience

Before joining DLA Piper, Andrea worked for leading Italian law firms.