Mr Piccaluga is a qualified lawyer with international in-house experience in the commodities sector. Before joining DufEnergy Trading, he was Legal Counsel of Duferco SA, where he had international exposure to commodities trading and cross border transactions (joint ventures, M&A).
Being the litigation head, he handles complex corporate litigation with a focus on international arbitration and legal issues affecting the commodities sector. He also manages wholesale energy trading and related contracts (EFET, ISDA, PPA, Storage, Capacity Rights), regulatory & compliance matters (REMIT, EMIR, MIFID, Dodd-Frank) and strategic commercial deals (joint ventures and acquisitions).
He graduated (with honors) at the University of Genova (Italy), where he used to be assistant in the Civil Law Department.
He is the author of several legal articles and he frequently attends and actively participate in the activities of energy category organisations.
Mr Piccaluga is also representative, within the ACC (Association of Corporate Counsel) of Switzerland.