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Europe Insights and Events
Annual Summit 2023 – Member only access
Join leading impact lawyers from around the world in London at the Global Alliance of Impact Lawyers’ Annual Summit on 14 – 15 March 2023. Book your tickets here. The content is only available to GAIL members. To access your account, log in here. If you would like to become a member of GAIL you can…
Annual Summit 2023
Join leading impact lawyers from around the world in London at the Global Alliance of Impact Lawyers’ Annual Summit on 14 – 15 March 2023. Buy tickets here.
A Values-Driven Business Model: How to Build (and Grow) an “Impact Law” Practice
A session organised by The International Association of Young Lawyers (AIJA) AIJA is a global association devoted to lawyers and in-house counsel aged 45 and under. AIJA’s Half-Year November Conference focuses on issues pertaining to Environmental, Social and Corporate Governance – or “ESG” – goals. The conference in Edinburgh will be concentrating on the various environmental…
Mid-Year Event: Business and Human Rights in the European context
This webinar discusses business and human rights in the European context and provides an overview and discussion on the Draft Directive on Corporate Sustainability Due Diligence (CSDDD). The content is only available to GAIL members. To access your account, log in here. If you would like to become a member of GAIL you can find out…
Mid-Year Event: Legal Toolkits for a Just Transition
A GAIL members-only event exploring three legal toolkits to (1) embed purpose in constitutional documents (2) incorporate climate clauses into contracts and (3) embed impact in legal term sheets, providing practical tools that lawyers can use to incorporate into their legal practice, drafting and advice. The content is only available to GAIL members. To access…
Mid-Year Event: GAIL Mainstage: The Role of Lawyers in a Just Transition
What does a just transition mean and why must lawyers play a crucial role in working towards it? Hear leaders from B Lab Global, GSG, The Global Commons Alliance and The Chancery Lane Project speak about the role of lawyers in a just transition.
Chair, GAIL Europe
Senior Associate, RP Legal & Tax
Emiliano is the head of the Impact & Sustainability team at RP Legal & Tax.
He mainly deals with nonprofit entities, social enterprises, socially oriented corporate vehicles, NGOs and international organizations. He advises these entities in the phases of incorporation, reorganizations, extraordinary transactions and adjustments required by the Third Sector Code.
He also provides support on ESG matters to leading national and international companies. More specifically, he deals with the adoption and implementation of sustainability models, corporate policies and ethical codes, the acquisition of the Benefit Corporation status and the B Corp certification, as well as ESG/human rights due diligence, non-financial reporting and impact measurement.
Emiliano has ten years of experience in the impact economy sector. In particular, he has been involved for years in several international cooperation projects and policy making activities, led by NGOs and by the United Nations, focused on the integration of migrants and refugees through entrepreneurial initiatives. He is also tutor of the “Human Rights and Migration Law Clinic” legal training program at the Faculty of Law of the University of Turin. He cooperates with Tiresia – Politecnico di Milano on legal issues related to social business and social innovation.
In the past years, Emiliano was a consultant of the United Nations at UNEP and a Legal Officer at the Joint Research Centre of the European Commission. He holds a master’s degree in Environmental Law and management from Cà Foscari University of Venice and is currently a PhD candidate in Public International law at Utrecht University.
Since 2019 he has been board member and legal coordinator of the NGO “ResQ Onlus – People Saving People”.
Attorney at Law, Winheller
Founder & Partner, AMP Avocats
Founder & CEO, Legal Design Turkey
Lawyer (German Rechtsanwalt) and Chair Sustainability & Impact-Practice, Rittershaus Rechtsanwälte Steuerberater PartmbB
José María Dutilh
Managing Partner, Lequid
Partner, Meyerlustenberger Lachenal Froriep Ltd
Lennaert Jan Posch
Partner, Rutgers & Posch
Head of Legal, Risk & Compliance, Symbiotics SA
Partner, Eversheds Sutherland Ltd
Pedro Pais de Almeida
Partner, Abreu Advogados
General Counsel, The Impact Facility and Co-founder and Board Member at LISI
The LISI Foundation
Head of ESG and Impact, Legance