Paolo Pototschnig

Aree di attività: Litigation, arbitration and ADR, restructuring, bankruptcy proceedings

Lingue: Italian and English

Paolo Pototschnig is an expert on civil and corporate law matters, advising clients on issues pertaining to the management, including pre-litigation phases, of disputes on corporate, banking and financial intermediation, insurance, insolvency and bankruptcy matters, as well as in relation to commercial agreements, distribution and advertising, in addition to work contracts, energy sources and telecommunications legal issues.

He renders assistance to large and medium-sized companies operating in manufacturing and tertiary industries, banking institutions, asset management companies, financial intermediaries, primary insurance companies as well as managers and individuals in disputes concerning their corporate positions.

He has substantial arbitration experience, not only acting as legal counsel, but also as sole arbitrator and member of arbitration panels appointed by the Arbitration Chamber of the Milan Chamber of Commerce.

Furthermore, he specialises in advising clients in matters of litigation, insolvency and bankruptcy proceedings, including corporate restructuring and recovery processes.

He graduated magna cum laude from the Università Statale Milano in 1985 and he is also admitted to practice before the Italian High Courts.

Moreover, he is the author of numerous publications.

Pubblication and conferences

Responsabilità degli amministratori e questioni ricorrenti alle prime luci del Codice della Crisi d’Impresa (Directors’ liability and recurring issues at the beginning of the Italian Business Crisis Code), published in Le Società, June 2019

I sequestri ne Diritto Processuale Civile -Trattato Omnia (Seizures in Italian Civil Procedure Law – Trattato Omnia), edited by L. Dittrich, UTET Giuridica, February 2019

La revocabilità della scissione all’esame della Corte di Giustizia Europea (The revocability of the demerger submitted to the examination of the European Court of Justice), published in Le società, December 2018)

Litisconsorzio necessario e litisconsorzio facoltativo (Commento agli artt. 102 e 103 c.p.c.), Codice di procedura civile commentato  (Compulsory joinder and permissive joinder (Commentary on Articles 102 and 103 of the Italian Criminal Code) Annotated Code of Civil Procedure), edited by C. Consolo, VI edition, Ipsoa, 2018

Il persistente contrasto interpretativo sull’ammissibilità dell’azione revocatoria della scissione societaria, ne Il Fallimento e le altre procedure concorsuali (The persistent interpretative contrast on the admissibility of the clawback action of corporate demergers) published in Il Fallimento e le altre procedure concorsuali, July 2018

Natura degli apporti dei soci e applicazione dei criteri d’interpretazione dei contratti, (Nature of shareholders’ contributions and application of the criteria for the interpretation of contracts) published in Le società, May 2018

Processo civile. Formulario Commentato, Il processo di cognizione (Annotated Civil Procedure: The cognition process), published in Ipsoa, 2018, coordinator with C. Consolo and V. Mariconda and co-author (articles on jurisdiction and competence regulations, summary cognition process, appeal for cassation, revocation and third-party opposition)

Il variegato regime degli strumenti di tutela nel concordato preventivo tra effettività e disomogeneità procedimentali, (The varied regime of protection instruments in the composition with creditors between effectiveness and procedural discord, published on www.ilcaso.it, 18 October 2017 (co-author with Valeria Mazzoletti)

I conferimenti societari (Shareholders’ contributions), published in Il Fallimento e le altre procedure concorsuali, October 2017

Le scissioni (e le fusioni) societarie quali strumenti di attuazione del concordato preventivo e degli accordi di ristrutturazione (Company demergers (and mergers) as instruments for the implementation of composition with creditors and restructuring agreements), published on www.ilcaso.it, section Crisi d’impresa e fallimento-Articoli, published on 12 April 2017.

Scissione societaria e azione revocatoria: un nervo scoperto per la tutela dei creditori? (Corporate demerger and clawback action: a raw nerve for the protection of creditors?) published in Il fallimento e le altre procedure concorsuali, 2017

Appalti privati e Outsourcing (Private works contracts and Outsourcing), published in Itinera-Guide Giuridiche, IPSOA, 2016, (as coordinator e co-author)

Sequestro conservativo’ (Garnishment) (Chapter I) and ‘L’esecuzione dei sequestri’ (Enforcements of seizures) (Chapter XV), published in Il processo cautelare edited by G. Tarzia and A. Saletti, Cedam, Padua, 2015, 5th edition.

Sequestro conservative e L’esecuzione dei sequestri (Garnishments and Enforcements of seizures) published in Il processo cautelare edited by G. Tarzia and A. Saletti, Cedam, Padua, 2015, 4th edition

Sequestro conservative e L’esecuzione dei sequestri (Garnishments and Enforcements of seizures) published in Il processo cautelare edited by G. Tarzia and A. Saletti, Cedam, Padua, 2015, 3rd edition

Sequestro conservative e L’esecuzione dei sequestri (Garnishments and Enforcements of seizures) published in Il processo cautelare edited by G. Tarzia and A. Saletti, Cedam, Padua, 2015, 2nd edition

Misura del soddisfacimento e azione di risoluzione del concordato con cessione dei beni (Measure for satisfaction and action to terminate the composition through transfer of assets), published in Il fallimento e le altre procedure concorsuali, 2015

I profili di responsabilità civili e penali del consulente aziendale e dell’attestatore (The civil and criminal liability profiles of the business consultant and the certifying expert) published in Crisi d’impresa e ristrutturazione del debito, edited by L. F. Franceschi and G. Tedeschi, Vita and Pensiero, Milan, 2014

Litisconsorzio necessario e litisconsorzio facoltativo (Commento agli artt. 102 e 103 c.p.c.), Codice di procedura civile commentato (Compulsory joinder and permissive joinder (Commentary on Articles 102 and 103 of the Italian Criminal Code) Annotated Code of Civil Procedure), edited by C. Consolo, Ipsoa, Milan 2013

Le impugnazioni civili contagiate dalla crisi dei mercati: le novità del Decreto Sviluppo, (The civil challenges affected by the market crisis: the new features of the Development Decree) published in Il Corriere del merito, 2012

Fallimento e altre procedure concorsuali (Bankruptcy and other insolvency proceedings) published in Itinera-Guide Giuridiche, Ipsoa, Milan, 2010, – coordinator e co-author (articles on composition with creditors and restructuring agreements, as well as administrative compulsory liquidation)

Processo civile Formulario Commentato – La Riforma 2009 (Annotated Civil Procedure – The 2009 Reform), IPSOA, 2009, (coordinator with C. Consolo, M. Ferro and V. Mariconda and co-author (articles on summary process of cognition and appeal for cassation)

Processo civile. Formulario Commentato, Il processo di cognizione (Civil process. Annotated, The cognition process), published in Ipsoa, 2008, coordinator with C. Consolo and V. Mariconda and co-author (articles on jurisdiction and competence regulations, summary cognition process, appeal for cassation, revocation and third-party opposition)

La Corte Costituzionale attenua il divieto fra giudizio possessorio e petitorio (The Constitutional Court mitigates the prohibition between the legal possession and the petitioner), published in Rivista di diritto processuale, 1992

Commenti agli artt. 669-undecies e 74/75 della legge 26 novembre 1990, n. 353Provvedimenti urgenti per il processo civile, Le nuove leggi civili commentate’ (Commentary on Articles 669-undecies and Articles 74/75 of Law no 353 of 26 November 1990 – Urgent measures for civil procedure, The new annotated civil laws), 1992

L’esecuzione dei sequestri nel sistema della legge 353/1990 (The enforcement of seizures under Law 353/1990) published in Rivista di diritto processuale, 1992

Sul luogo di notificazione dell’impugnazione quando la sentenza non sia stata notificata (On the place of service of the challenge when the judgment has not been served) published in Rivista di diritto processuale, 1991

Sequestro conservative e L’esecuzione dei sequestri (Garnishments and Enforcements of seizures) published in Il processo cautelare edited by G. Tarzia Cedam, Padua, 2015, 1990

Eccezione di incompetenza territoriale ed onere di completezza, (Exception of lack of jurisdiction and burden of completeness), published in Rivista di diritto processuale, 1986

Paolo Pototschnig is an expert on civil and corporate law matters, advising clients on issues pertaining to the management, including pre-litigation phases, of disputes on corporate, banking and financial intermediation, insurance, insolvency and bankruptcy matters, as well as in relation to commercial agreements, distribution and advertising, in addition to work contracts, energy sources and telecommunications legal issues.

He renders assistance to large and medium-sized companies operating in manufacturing and tertiary industries, banking institutions, asset management companies, financial intermediaries, primary insurance companies as well as managers and individuals in disputes concerning their corporate positions.

He has substantial arbitration experience, not only acting as legal counsel, but also as sole arbitrator and member of arbitration panels appointed by the Arbitration Chamber of the Milan Chamber of Commerce.

Furthermore, he specialises in advising clients in matters of litigation, insolvency and bankruptcy proceedings, including corporate restructuring and recovery processes.

He graduated magna cum laude from the Università Statale Milano in 1985 and he is also admitted to practice before the Italian High Courts.

Moreover, he is the author of numerous publications.

Pubblication and conferences

Responsabilità degli amministratori e questioni ricorrenti alle prime luci del Codice della Crisi d’Impresa (Directors’ liability and recurring issues at the beginning of the Italian Business Crisis Code), published in Le Società, June 2019

I sequestri ne Diritto Processuale Civile -Trattato Omnia (Seizures in Italian Civil Procedure Law – Trattato Omnia), edited by L. Dittrich, UTET Giuridica, February 2019

La revocabilità della scissione all’esame della Corte di Giustizia Europea (The revocability of the demerger submitted to the examination of the European Court of Justice), published in Le società, December 2018)

Litisconsorzio necessario e litisconsorzio facoltativo (Commento agli artt. 102 e 103 c.p.c.), Codice di procedura civile commentato  (Compulsory joinder and permissive joinder (Commentary on Articles 102 and 103 of the Italian Criminal Code) Annotated Code of Civil Procedure), edited by C. Consolo, VI edition, Ipsoa, 2018

Il persistente contrasto interpretativo sull’ammissibilità dell’azione revocatoria della scissione societaria, ne Il Fallimento e le altre procedure concorsuali (The persistent interpretative contrast on the admissibility of the clawback action of corporate demergers) published in Il Fallimento e le altre procedure concorsuali, July 2018

Natura degli apporti dei soci e applicazione dei criteri d’interpretazione dei contratti, (Nature of shareholders’ contributions and application of the criteria for the interpretation of contracts) published in Le società, May 2018

Processo civile. Formulario Commentato, Il processo di cognizione (Annotated Civil Procedure: The cognition process), published in Ipsoa, 2018, coordinator with C. Consolo and V. Mariconda and co-author (articles on jurisdiction and competence regulations, summary cognition process, appeal for cassation, revocation and third-party opposition)

Il variegato regime degli strumenti di tutela nel concordato preventivo tra effettività e disomogeneità procedimentali, (The varied regime of protection instruments in the composition with creditors between effectiveness and procedural discord, published on www.ilcaso.it, 18 October 2017 (co-author with Valeria Mazzoletti)

I conferimenti societari (Shareholders’ contributions), published in Il Fallimento e le altre procedure concorsuali, October 2017

Le scissioni (e le fusioni) societarie quali strumenti di attuazione del concordato preventivo e degli accordi di ristrutturazione (Company demergers (and mergers) as instruments for the implementation of composition with creditors and restructuring agreements), published on www.ilcaso.it, section Crisi d’impresa e fallimento-Articoli, published on 12 April 2017.

Scissione societaria e azione revocatoria: un nervo scoperto per la tutela dei creditori? (Corporate demerger and clawback action: a raw nerve for the protection of creditors?) published in Il fallimento e le altre procedure concorsuali, 2017

Appalti privati e Outsourcing (Private works contracts and Outsourcing), published in Itinera-Guide Giuridiche, IPSOA, 2016, (as coordinator e co-author)

Sequestro conservativo’ (Garnishment) (Chapter I) and ‘L’esecuzione dei sequestri’ (Enforcements of seizures) (Chapter XV), published in Il processo cautelare edited by G. Tarzia and A. Saletti, Cedam, Padua, 2015, 5th edition.

Sequestro conservative e L’esecuzione dei sequestri (Garnishments and Enforcements of seizures) published in Il processo cautelare edited by G. Tarzia and A. Saletti, Cedam, Padua, 2015, 4th edition

Sequestro conservative e L’esecuzione dei sequestri (Garnishments and Enforcements of seizures) published in Il processo cautelare edited by G. Tarzia and A. Saletti, Cedam, Padua, 2015, 3rd edition

Sequestro conservative e L’esecuzione dei sequestri (Garnishments and Enforcements of seizures) published in Il processo cautelare edited by G. Tarzia and A. Saletti, Cedam, Padua, 2015, 2nd edition

Misura del soddisfacimento e azione di risoluzione del concordato con cessione dei beni (Measure for satisfaction and action to terminate the composition through transfer of assets), published in Il fallimento e le altre procedure concorsuali, 2015

I profili di responsabilità civili e penali del consulente aziendale e dell’attestatore (The civil and criminal liability profiles of the business consultant and the certifying expert) published in Crisi d’impresa e ristrutturazione del debito, edited by L. F. Franceschi and G. Tedeschi, Vita and Pensiero, Milan, 2014

Litisconsorzio necessario e litisconsorzio facoltativo (Commento agli artt. 102 e 103 c.p.c.), Codice di procedura civile commentato (Compulsory joinder and permissive joinder (Commentary on Articles 102 and 103 of the Italian Criminal Code) Annotated Code of Civil Procedure), edited by C. Consolo, Ipsoa, Milan 2013

Le impugnazioni civili contagiate dalla crisi dei mercati: le novità del Decreto Sviluppo, (The civil challenges affected by the market crisis: the new features of the Development Decree) published in Il Corriere del merito, 2012

Fallimento e altre procedure concorsuali (Bankruptcy and other insolvency proceedings) published in Itinera-Guide Giuridiche, Ipsoa, Milan, 2010, – coordinator e co-author (articles on composition with creditors and restructuring agreements, as well as administrative compulsory liquidation)

Processo civile Formulario Commentato – La Riforma 2009 (Annotated Civil Procedure – The 2009 Reform), IPSOA, 2009, (coordinator with C. Consolo, M. Ferro and V. Mariconda and co-author (articles on summary process of cognition and appeal for cassation)

Processo civile. Formulario Commentato, Il processo di cognizione (Civil process. Annotated, The cognition process), published in Ipsoa, 2008, coordinator with C. Consolo and V. Mariconda and co-author (articles on jurisdiction and competence regulations, summary cognition process, appeal for cassation, revocation and third-party opposition)

La Corte Costituzionale attenua il divieto fra giudizio possessorio e petitorio (The Constitutional Court mitigates the prohibition between the legal possession and the petitioner), published in Rivista di diritto processuale, 1992

Commenti agli artt. 669-undecies e 74/75 della legge 26 novembre 1990, n. 353Provvedimenti urgenti per il processo civile, Le nuove leggi civili commentate’ (Commentary on Articles 669-undecies and Articles 74/75 of Law no 353 of 26 November 1990 – Urgent measures for civil procedure, The new annotated civil laws), 1992

L’esecuzione dei sequestri nel sistema della legge 353/1990 (The enforcement of seizures under Law 353/1990) published in Rivista di diritto processuale, 1992

Sul luogo di notificazione dell’impugnazione quando la sentenza non sia stata notificata (On the place of service of the challenge when the judgment has not been served) published in Rivista di diritto processuale, 1991

Sequestro conservative e L’esecuzione dei sequestri (Garnishments and Enforcements of seizures) published in Il processo cautelare edited by G. Tarzia Cedam, Padua, 2015, 1990

Eccezione di incompetenza territoriale ed onere di completezza, (Exception of lack of jurisdiction and burden of completeness), published in Rivista di diritto processuale, 1986