Fulvio Italiani is considered one of the leading M&A and corporate lawyers in Venezuela. He has participated in most of the significant acquisition, financing and oil and gas transactions taking place in Venezuela in the last years.
Fulvio has also represented international and Venezuelan clients in arbitrations under several rules systems, including the ICC rules, and acted as the chairman of an arbitration panel in connection with a dispute involving a joint venture agreement between a Venezuelan company and a U.S. company.
Fulvio is a partner in D’Empaire Reyna Abogados. Before becoming a partner at D’Empaire, Fulvio worked as an associate at the New York office of Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP from 1993 to 1996.
He studied law at Universidad Católica Andrés Bello, Caracas (J.D. summa cum laude, 1990).
Fulvio was honoured with an award for “Outstanding Contribution to the Legal Profession” at the 2013 Chambers Latin America Awards for Excellence. Fulvio has also been named on of “Latin America’s Top 50 Legal Stars” by Latin Business Chronicle.
He is fluent in Spanish, English and Italian.