Stefano Catelani

Stefano Catelani, JD


JD (University of Rome 'La Sapienza')

Faculty, Business Law

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Stefano Catelani graduated from the University of Rome and took the Bar Exam in Italy. He worked for an Italian pharmaceutical firm before joining DuPont where he advised several units in the Europe, Middle East and Africa Region. He was then appointed Director Governmental Affairs (Europe) before returning to Legal. He was lately advising two Strategic Business Units within the EMEA region and coordinated the work of local lawyers in those SBUs. Stefano Catelani’s practice focused on general corporate and commercial law, taxation and mergers and acquisitions, including divestitures and joint ventures (JVs). Issues relating to governance of both subsidiaries and JVs were also part of his practice. After having left DuPont Stefano has created his boutique firm to focus on International Business Law matters and related disputes, including advisory services in the field of litigation funding.


Biksadský, B., Catelani, S. P., & Nava, V. T. (2021). Third-Party Funding in International Arbitration–Current Status, Development and Cases Involving Mining Disputes. In Social License and Dispute Resolution in the Extractive Industries (pp. 9-37). Brill Nijhoff.