Team/Francesca Maso

Francesca Maso graduated in Law from the University of Padua. She started her professional experience in a law firm in Venice, gaining experience mainly in litigation in civil and banking law; she then collaborated with an associated firm in Milan, following a well-known company operating in the field of securitization transactions and management of performing and non performing credits. In 2018 she joined Giovanardi Pototschnig & Associati (later Giovanardi Studio Legale), where she has been mainly involved in litigation in the field of civil, banking and bankruptcy law. Francesca has been working with Orsingher Ortu – Avvocati Associati since March 2021. She has been a lawyer since 2016. She speaks English and has a basic knowledge of Spanish.

PRACTICE AREA

Restructuring & Insolvency

Our firm specialises in the areas of debt restructuring and insolvency proceedings, protecting assets as well as businesses and and their asset values. The department assists leading Italian and international corporates and groups of companies, financial institutions, investment funds and receivers in complex reorganisations and financial restructuring, including litigation proceedings and judicial disputes related those proceedings, as well as in the context of acquisitions related to distressed assets and “special situations”. [open_background background_title="Areas of activity" background_sub_title="The department has developed a number of specific areas of focus and primarily offers advice and assistance in the following areas:"][/open_background] [text_boxed_cento text_content="negotiation and drafting of agreements for the restructuring of corporate debt, including by way of certified recovery plans (“piani attestati di risanamento”), debt restructuring agreements (“accordi di ristrutturazione del debito”), standstill agreements and in connection with reorganisation procedures (“concordati preventivi”);"][/text_boxed_cento] [text_boxed_cento text_content="assistance in commencing insolvency and reorganization proceedings and in all judicial phases of the concordato preventivo and of the process for validation of the agreement for restructuring of debt (accordi di ristrutturazione del debito);"][/text_boxed_cento] [text_boxed_cento text_content="assistance and advice in extraordinary transactions involving companies in financial distress, including in the context of insolvency proceedings in relation to both corporates and financial creditors, as well as to potential investors, including the transfer of holdings, businesses, assets, credits, (including in bulk, capital increases, mergers, divisions and transformations of companies; financial structuring, negotiation and implementation of loans, including in the context of debt restructuring and insolvency proceedings;"][/text_boxed_cento] [text_boxed_cento text_content="assistance in bankruptcy proceedings, extraordinary administrations (“amministrazioni straordinarie”), compulsory administrative liquidations (“liquidazioni coatte amministrative”), concordati preventivi and bankruptcy agreements (“concordati fallimentari”);"][/text_boxed_cento] [text_boxed_cento text_content="assistance and advice on labour law issues that may arise in relation to the composition of the business crisis and insolvency procedures, as well as to extraordinary transactions involving companies in crisis or subject to insolvency procedures."][/text_boxed_cento]

francesca.maso@orsingher.com