Cristiano Cerchiai

Practice Areas
Corporate – M&A
Debt Restructuring and insolvency proceedings
Corporate Taxation
International and European Union Taxation
Trust, protection and asset transfer 

Private Equity Funds

Degree in Economics from the University of Ca’ Foscari, Venice

Professional Associations
Venice Association of Chartered Accountants (1990)
Venice Association of Auditors (1995)

Italian, English 


Cristiano Cerchiai is a tax expert and partner at Legalitax.

Cristiano Cerchiai specialises in corporate and fiscal matters and is an expert in corporate re-organisation and Mergers and Acquisitions.
He has years of experience of dealing with the restructuring of corporate indebtedness with particular reference to the new legislative instruments set forth in art. 67, 182 bis  and 161 of Italian bankruptcy law.
Cristiano Cerchiai assists clients from a range of markets including:

  • Industry
  • Banking
  • Insurance
  • Private equity funds

During his career he has worked on numerous M&A transactions   involving groups conducting their business abroad, both in Europe, South America, the USA, Canada and the Far East.

Cristiano Cerchiai is a member (and also Chairman) of various Boards of Statutory Auditors as well as a member of Supervisory Boards for a number of organisations in the insurance field. He has written a number of articles for financial journals and is regularly invited to speak at conferences on the various methods of debt restructuring and on the techniques employed to optimize the financial and fiscal management of M&A transactions.
Cristiano Cerchiai was a founding partner in the firm Studio Bombassei Cerchiai Vidal commercialisti which, in 2001, became Studio Associato LCA legali e commercialisti d’impresa following a merger between the law firm Camilotti Ceccon Polettini and Studio Legale Giordano & Partners, prior to his role as partner in CBA Studio Legale e Tributario.