Marco Zechini

Managing Partner - MJ Hudson Alma

Marco is a founding partner of MJ Hudson Alma. He has experience in banking, financial services and asset management regulation, as well anti-money laundering and the relevant corporate governance matters.

Practice Areas

Client Type

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


Marco regularly advises banks, financial institutions, payment institutions, IMEL, investment firms, asset management companies, both on authorization procedures (before Bank of Italy and Consob) and on the structuring of new services and products, administrative sanctions proceedings, ad interim measures and sanctions related to the provisions of banking, financial, investment and insurance services.

His work in the financial industry includes drafting of contracts and documentation for offering of banking, financial, insurance and investments products, as well as auditing of internal organizational policies and procedures, partnership, distribution, and outsourcing agreements.

With a solid corporate background, he also handles sophisticated corporate transactions.

Marco is liquidator and member of the Supervisory Board of some intermediaries in crisis by appointment of the Bank of Italy.

Marco Zechini teaches Financial Markets law at the Faculty of Economics of the Rome University ‘ La Sapienza ‘ where he is also lecturer to the Master of Financial Markets on solicitation of investment and public sales offers and subscription.

He is adjunct professor to the International University of Rome (UNINT), teaching “e-money and Electronic Funds Transfer.”

Marco Zechini is advisor to A.I.F.I. (Italian Association of Private Equity and Venture Capital) in anti-money laundering regulation. He is frequent speaker to conferences organized by prominent financial regulation institutions.

Education and Qualifications

  • Università degli Studi di Roma “La Sapienza”, Facoltà di Giurisprudenza, J.D., 1998, Magna cum laude
  • Università degli Studi di Roma “La Sapienza”, Specialization Course in Business Law, Faculty of Economics, 1999, Mercati, Emittenti e Intermediari Finanziari


Outside of work, Marco enjoys playing tennis and other sports.