Corporate and Company Law
The Firm provides assistance on all the issues dealing with Corporate Law, since the establishment and start-up phase among shareholders or in the ordinary management.
Particular care is provided for in the definition of governance structure, also at a supervisory as well as at the shareholder’s agreements level. The Firm’s activity expands as to include corporate ordinary and extraordinary operations such as wide-ranging Mergers and Acquisitions.
The Firm furthermore supports its clients in negotiating and drafting a wide array of commercial agreements. The most frequent instances encompass Distribution Agreements, Supply Agreements, Agency Contracts and Procurement Contracts, also with respect to transnational relationships.
As to the distribution field, the Firm gained a prominent know-how in the automotive market, counting several car companies among its clients.
The Firm gained a conspicuous experience in the area of Intellectual Property Law, particularly in relation to trade marks, patents and other identifications marks, along with the protection of know-how, confidential information and industrial secrets, providing legal advice and supporting its clients in the negotiation and drafting of the relative contracts, as well as in the Litigation even before the EUIPO.
Competition and Advertising
The Firm provides assistance, both in-Court and out-of-Court, on issues pertaining Advertising and Communication Law, with particular focus on Unfair Competition and Misleading Advertising.
The Firm earned a distinguished expertise in the area of Labour Law, supporting Italian and multinational companies, both in-Court and out-of-Court. In particular, it handles all the issues related to the recruitment and dismissal of Managers and Employees of different categories, redundancy plans and early retirement incentives plans, Reorganizations and Restructuring, Transfers of undertakings, Flexibility, Security and Immigration.
The Firm has a particular vocation for Litigation in all the practice areas in which it provides assistance. Its expertise in the substantial law concerning those fields and its qualified, long-standing experience in the judicial branch, make up the qualities allowing the Firm to guarantee its clients the highest level of protection for their rights and interests.
The Firm represents its clients before every civil Jurisdiction. Through the cooperation of trusted professionals, it can also defend its clients before Criminal and Administrative Courts.
However, the preliminary objective of the Firm is to support its clients by assessing the opportunity – also as a matter of cost containment – for alternative dispute resolutions, through the analysis of the risks linked with setting up a judicial procedure.
The Firm traditionally assists multinational corporations in the oil market, looking after all the issues related to the distribution of their products also in the disputes both ordinary and aimed at obtaining urgent and interim measures.
The Firm has a specific expertise in Insolvency procedures, both as a matter of Debt Collection and on a defensive standpoint with respect to claw-back actions and other initiatives promoted by the Bankruptcy authorities.
The Firm has a particular vocation for Consumer Law.
The expertise and experience gained in the field arise in the assessment and solution of the predicaments related to defects of goods, product liability, unfair business practices and misleading advertising.
Particular heed is paid to the analysis of the recently introduced “class action” regulation, through the study of its effects on the market.
The Firm provides its clients with legal advice in the field of personal data protection.
Besides advising and representing its clients before the Italian Data Protection Authority, the Firm offers continuous support in complying with the duties imposed by the GDPR and the Italian legislation concerning privacy (in particular, Legislative Decree n. 196/2003, as subsequently amended by Legislative Decree n. 101/2018).
Family Law and Inheritance Law
The Firm provides assistance in the subject of Family Law, whether in the judicial area, supporting the spouses in procedures of separation and divorce, or out-of-Court, striving to settle the dispute by means of an agreement between the parties.
Several professionals of the Firm pride themselves on their expertise in the field of Inheritance Law. Their work has included advising clients in drafting and complying with hereditary division agreements, as well as in the management of Succession Disputes before Courts.
The Firm boasts a twenty-year experience in drafting Real Estate contracts.
More generally, some of the Firm’s professionals had the opportunity to administer proceedings touching property and possession, such as adverse possession claims, possessory actions, regulation of borders and easements, employing, where necessary, consultants specialized in those practice areas.
Across the past few years the Firm had the chance to handle issues related to the management and use of the client’s name, image and likeness through social media and search engines along with cases concerning the so-called right to be forgotten and its legal protection, touching both corporations and natural persons.