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Andrea Mezzetti

Counsel
Studio Professionale Associato a Baker & McKenzie

Biography

Andrea Mezzetti focuses his professional activity in the Information Technology & Communications area, advising domestic and international clients on issues pertaining to information technology and electronic communications, with particular reference to the regulatory aspects of new technologies and the drafting and negotiation of sector specific agreements.

Practice Focus

Andrea assists on a regular basis domestic and international clients on the following aspects: regulatory issues and compliance with laws and regulations issued by national authorities, including Ministries, Communications Regulatory Authorities, Consumer Protection Authorities, Data Protection Authorities within the EU, also participating to working groups within the Italian Communications Regulatory Authority on behalf of telecommunications providers; licensing of electronic communications services, applications for numbering resources, testing authorizations and management of frequencies; negotiation, drafting and execution of technology agreements; negotiation, drafting and execution of agreements concerning the provisions of electronic communication services, and agreements concerning the provision of information society services;

tenders for the assignment of frequencies; assistance to domestic and multinational corporation operating in the ITC sector, with advice on regulatory and legal issues around electronic communications and disruptive technologies.

Admissions

  • Italy (2009)

Education

  • LUISS (Libera Università Internazionale degli Studi Sociali) Guido Carli University in Rome (Law ) (2004)

Languages

  • English
  • Italian

Co-authored the 2018 report of the Digital Agenda Observatory Deck of the University “Politecnico di Milano”, called “Italia digitale: come evitare l'anno zero” (“Digital Italy: how to avoid year zero”)

Co-authored the 2017 report of the Digital Agenda Observatory Deck of the University “Politecnico di Milano”, called “In corsa per l'Italia Digitale” (“Running for Digital Italy”)

Co-authored the 2016 report of the Digital Agenda Observatory Deck of the University “Politecnico di Milano”, called “Pubblico e privato: un patto per l'Italia digitale” (“Public and Private: A Deal for Digital Italy”)

Co-authored the 2015 report of the Digital Agenda Observatory Deck of the University “Politecnico di Milano”, called “Agenda Digitale: niente più alibi” (“Digital Agenda: No More Alibis”) 

Co-authored the section on “Il diritto di recesso” (“The Right of Withdrawal”, in English language), in “I nuovi diritti dei consumatori – Commentario al d.lgs. 21/2014” (“The New Rights of Consumers – A Comment to Legislative Decree No. 21/2014”, in English language), published by Giappichelli in 2014.

Co-authored the section on “The Italian Market for Electronic Telecommunications”, in “Telecommunication Laws in Europe”, published by Bloomsbury in 2013.