Mr. Shpati Hoxha is Partner and one of the founders of Hoxha, Memi & Hoxha. Shpati specializes in Commercial and Corporate Law, Antitrust and Trade, IP and IT Law concessions and energy law. He has been involved in a number of privatizations, complex corporate transactions and the negotiation of complex distribution and trade agreements. Shpati has significant expertise in company restructuring and M&A. Moreover he has assisted investors in the implementation of energy project on planning procedures, licensing and regulatory issues as well as during the project implementation phase. In addition, Shpati was involved with the legal teams that drafted the new Albanian commercial registry law (effective from 2007) as well as the new company law (effective from 2008). Shpati is a Local Partner for the World Bank's Doing Business project. Shpati Hoxha received in 2002 a J.D. equivalent in comparative commercial law from the Turin University Law School. Shpati is author/co-author of several publications in corporate and competition law. Shpati is a qualified Albanian lawyer. His native language is Albanian and he is fluent in English and Italian.