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Internazionalizzazione en2017-04-10T14:53:42+00:00

Consulting Services for companies operating abroad or foreign companies that intend to invest in Italy

The firm provides legal and tax consulting to Italian companies preparing to enter foreign markets or those that already operate on such markets. In this area, the firm supports the companies both during the foreign investment project planning and in the subsequent phase of implementation of the project itself, providing consulting services in the following areas:

  • Setting up foreign investment: coordination and/or association of industrial partners, preventive safeguarding of intellectual property;

  • Foreign investment tax planning: assessment of the impact of the Italian and foreign tax regulations and foreign investment structuring in the legal form that optimises the tax aspects, eliminating the relating risks; analysis of transnational intra-group operations and structuring of a suitable pricing policy;

  • Business consulting regarding international contracts: assistance both in the area of indirect export operations (international contracts on goods, transport and international shipping, Incoterms®, export controls and authorisations, customs requirements, letters of credit, bank guarantees), in the areas of direct export operations (agency contracts, sales concessions, franchising, brand licensing, patents and know-how);

  • Business consulting for the implementation of direct foreign investments known as green field investments: setting up of representative offices, branches and wholly owned subsidiaries or joint ventures;

  • Business consulting for the implementation of direct foreign investments known as brown field investments: acquisitions of foreign companies, acquisition of companies or company divisions of foreign companies;

  • In-court and out-of-court assistance in the area of transnational litigation proceedings, both before ordinary courts and in arbitration.

In the aforementioned areas of activity, the firm operations directly or in association of top level foreign legal and tax firms, selected with no exclusivity obligations, taking advantage of a long-standing consolidated network of relations that allows us to best satisfy customer requirements.

Furthermore, the firm provides legal and tax consulting to foreign companies preparing to enter Italian market or those that already operate in the market. In this area, the firm supports the companies both during the Italian investment project planning and in the subsequent phase of implementation of the project itself, providing consulting services in the following areas:

  • Setting up investment: coordination and/or association of industrial partners, preventive safeguarding of intellectual property;

  • Tax planning for investment: assessment of the impact of the Italian and foreign tax regulations and investment structuring in the legal form that optimises the tax aspects, eliminating the relating risks; analysis of transnational intra-group operations and structuring of a suitable pricing policy; submission of requests for an opinion to the Italian revenue agency (Agenzia delle Entrate) in order to get to know the tax regime applicable to specific cases; submission of what is known as the “request for an opinion on new investments” (“interpello per i nuovi investimenti”);

  • Business consulting for the implementation of direct investments known as green field investments: setting up of secondary offices and subsidiaries; assistance regarding corporate governance and corporate requirements of any nature;

  • Business consulting for the implementation of direct investments known as brown field investments: acquisitions of foreign companies, acquisition of companies or company divisions of Italian companies; extraordinary operations;

  • In-court and out-of-court assistance in the area of transnational litigation proceedings, both before ordinary courts and in arbitration.

    The firm’s professional staff are able to assist clients directly in a foreign language and have built up broad experience of assisting companies in relation to international transactions.