Luca Benvenuto

Attorney at Law (Avvocato)

Luca joined MJ Hudson Alma in 2019 and assists banks as well as banking and financial intermediaries on legal and regulatory issuers arising from their ordinary and extraordinary transactions, from the setting-up to the day-to-day operations.

Practice Areas

Client Type

  • Banks
  • Payment Services and E-Money Providers
  • Financial Institutions
  • Listed Companies
  • IT Service Providers


Luca is a qualified lawyer based in Rome, Italy. Prior to MJ Hudson Alma, Luca was associate at DLA Piper and senior associate at the Banking and Financial Regulation team of Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe, where he advised a large number of clients on regulatory matters, including Bank of Italy’s and Consob’s authorization procedures, identification and management of regulatory duties.

Luca’s experience includes payment and e-money services, with specific reference to digital innovation projects, anti-money laundering issues, banking transparency, M&A transactions involving regulated entities, drafting of defensive briefs in the context of sanction procedures towards the Authorities.

He is regular speaker ad various conferences and seminars pertaining to regulatory matters and he is a teacher at Financial Risk Management Master at MIP – Politecnico di Milano Graduate School of Business since its first edition.

Education and Qualifications

  • Attorney at law (Italy)
  • Juris Doctor (JD) from Università degli Studi Roma Tre of Rome in 2007


Outside of work, Luca enjoys playing and seeing sports. He loves mountains and reading.