PEOPLE

PEOPLE

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Francesco Vanz
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Marco Torsello
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Alessia Stefani
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Francesca Ragno
Dott.ssa
Federica Serrantoni

Francesco Vanz: born in Desio (Milan, Italy) on December 30, 1966, he graduated in Law (J.D.) with honors in 1989 at the University of Bologna; he was admitted to the Bar in Bologna (Italy) in 1993 and to superior-court practice in 2005. He practiced at the law firm Studio Jacchia, in Bologna, from 1990 to 2005.

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Marco Torsello: born in Padua (Italy) on July 18, 1969, he holds dual citizenship (Italian and USA) and is fluently bilingual. He graduated in Law (J.D.) with honors in 1994 at the University of Bologna, was admitted to the Bar in Bologna (Italy) in 1997, and obtained his LL.M. in European Business Law from the University of Nijmegen (the Netherlands) in 1998. He practiced at the law firms Studio Jacchia, in Bologna from 1994 to 1997, and Studio Galgano, in Bologna from 1998 to 2006. He is Researcher Professor of Comparative Private Law at the University of Bologna, Faculty of Law and, as expert in International Commercial Contracts and International Business Law, he was appointed Visiting Professor several times both in Italy (Universities of Trento, Verona, Padova) and abroad (Columbia Law School, New York; LUC Chicago; LLS, Los Angeles; Université Paris X-Nanterre; University of Western Ontario, Canada). He is the author of several books and articles both in Italian and in English.

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Alessia Stefani: born in Bologna (Italy) on March 4, 1980, she graduated in Law (J.D.) with honors at the University of Bologna in 2005 and was admitted to the Bar in Bologna (Italy) in 2009.

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Francesca Ragno (of counsel): born in Meran (Bozen, Italy) on November 5, 1977, she is fluent in Italian, English and German. She graduated in Law (J.D.) with honors in 2002 at the University of Bologna and was admitted to the Bologna Bar in 2006. In 2008 she obtained her PhD degree in "European Private Law of Economic Relations" form the University of Verona; she served as Guest Professor at the Faculty of Law of the University of Heidelberg (Germany) in the Fall semesters of 2006/07 and 2007/08.

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Dott.ssa Federica Serrantoni: born in Castel San Pietro Terme (Bologna, Italy) on December, 27th, 1984, she graduated in Law (J.D.) cum laude at Bologna University in 2010. Since March 2010 she practises as Junior Associate with the Vanz - Torsello Law Firm and is enrolled in the Bologna Bar. In May 2011 she was admitted to practice before the Lower Courts of the District of Bologna Court of Appeal. She is fluent in English.