Dr. Lo Passo, head of the Rome office, has more than 20 years of experience advising clients on competition, regulatory design, and commercial litigation in energy, transportation, telecommunications, and other industries in Italy and throughout the world.
Formerly a member of the Council of Experts for the Italian Treasury and a Senior Advisor on energy to the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, he has broad experience in global privatization processes. Dr. Lo Passo had worked on behalf of leading companies, investment banks, infrastructure funds, and institutional bodies in major European countries, as well as in Turkey, South Africa, and India. He has advised clients on four party schemes interchange fees, state aid projects, tariff design, cost of capital estimation, damage quantification, network codes, revenue neutrality mechanisms, unbundling of regulatory accounts, and incentive mechanisms for renewable energy sources. He has also supported clients in defining their regulatory strategy during market reforms. Dr. Lo Passo has authored numerous articles for technical journals.