Speaker details

9th Annual Real Estate Investments Conference: Networking with real estate lawyers, trends, opportunities and new frontiers

29 Mar - 31 Mar 2017

JW Marriott Hotel, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Speaker information

Claudio Cocuzza


Claudio is the founding partner of the firm. With more than 20 years’ experience in legal advice on real estate investments and development for leading retail companies, he has been a key player in some of the most prominent transactions in the Italian real estate market. In particular, he has assisted leading players in the acquisition of trophy buildings and has also advised several foreign groups on their real estate development in Italy. His clients include property companies, real estate funds, and retail companies from the fashion and IT industries. Moreover, Claudio has considerable experience in M&As, having participated in numerous corporate acquisitions, mergers and divestitures, both in the real estate and IT sectors. Over the years, he has served as arbitrator in numerous commercial lease and franchising arbitration proceedings. In addition, Claudio is one of the leading experts on anti-money laundering legislation in Italy and assists numerous banks and professionals with regulatory compliance issues. Claudio was previously an adjunct professor of competition law at the University of Siena and the University of Milano-Bicocca, as well as a lecturer in the subject at Tulane University Law School in New Orleans (USA). He regularly teaches courses in real estate law at the Retail University of the ICSC (International Council of Shopping Centers) in Brussels. He is often invited to participate as a speaker on these subjects at conventions and conferences, including international meetings.


Shopping centres and street stores: ups and downs

Thursday 30 March (1205 - 1235)

JW Marriott Hotel