Alessandro is an Associate in Global Counsel’s Brussels team. Alessandro has a Masters in Economics and International Policies. He previously worked in the trade department of a foreign consulate in Milan, in the institutional relations department of an Italian bank and for a European trade association in Brussels.

At Global Counsel, Alessandro advises clients on policy, regulatory and political developments at EU level and across member states, with a particular focus on Italy, Spain, Portugal, Belgium and the Netherlands. He specialises in international trade policy and supports GC’s energy practice.

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The politics behind investment screening in the post-covid EU

Trade & Manufacturing

One year after the EU adopted its first framework on foreign investment screening, the covid-19 crisis is prompting EU capitals to tighten their investment screening mechanisms in material ways. In many cases, these changes are an acceleration of an existing trend rather than genuine emergency measures – and as such may point towards a structural rather than a temporary…

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Respite not resolution: Italian Euroscepticism in the new policy cycle

General Politics

September 10th provided a rare boost for pro-Europeans in the euro zone’s third largest economy. Movimento 5 Stelle’s Giuseppe Conte won approval in parliament for his new government, replacing the nationalist Lega with the centre-left Partito Democratico. Former PD prime minister, Paolo Gentiloni, also secured the important economic affairs portfolio in the European…

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