Pietro Caliceti (1965), a lawyer since 1992, is a partner of one of the biggest law firms worldwide. His practice focuses on corporate and M&A matters, as both a negotiator and a litigator. His clients are mainly banks, investment funds, and other financial institutions. His broad international experience includes negotiations in the United States, China, India, Hong Kong, England, Guernsey, Luxembourg, Germany, France, Austria, Spain, Greece, Poland, Lithuania, Slovakia, Israel, and Libya. The author of many legal essays, he made his debut in fiction with Lâ€™Ultimo Cliente (The Last Client), Baldini&Castoldi, 2016.
His novels have been acclaimed as â€śa new literature of finance, that exploits its jargon and outlines the contemporary villainsâ€ť, and compared to those of US bestsellers such as John Grisham and Dan Brown, films like The Big Short and series like Billions, but also to classics like Victor Hugo and Fiodor Dostoevskij.