AREAS OF ACTIVITIES
The firm provides legal assistance to domestic and international clients in the areas of civil law - in particular in the sectors indicated here below - and in the bankruptcy law.
The firm is specialized in this sector of the commercial law and has gained a considerable expertise in drafting and negotiating advertising sales agreement (printed magazines, television, web), product placement, advertising investment, promotion, sportive sponsorship and also into the relevant judicial matters of the sector; the firm assists its clients, in addition to the ordinary judiciary authorities, also before the Italian Antitrust Authority (Autorità Garante della Concorrenza e del Mercato) and the Advertising Self-regulation Authority (Istituto per l’Autodisciplina Pubblicitaria).
Arbitration and Litigation
The firm provides its clients with assistance in litigation and arbitration procedure, following them in every phase and step, starting from the pre-litigation/arbitration phase until the complete definition of the procedure.
The firm provides its clients with assistance as to matters pertaining the commercial law, including the assistance to the execution of agency, distribution, franchising agreements, also with regard to antitrust aspects, making available to the clients the expertise for the setting up, increase and restructuring of national and international distribution network. The firm takes also care, upon client’s request, of credit recovery both judicially and extra-judicially.
Intellectual property and new media law
The firm supports its clients in the protection of intellectual and industrial property rights, providing assistance in litigations for the protection of trademarks, confidential information, copyright as well as about unfair competition, in addition to drafting and negotiating agreements for the exploitation of intellectual and industrial property rights (licensing, merchandising, etc.) and to providing support within extraordinary transactions relating to company with a broad portfolio of such rights.
The firm has gained a significant expertise in protecting intellectual property and personality rights (image, reputation, etc.) from violations perpetrated on the new media (typically web and social networks such as Facebook in particular, Skype, etc.).
The firm provides to listed and unlisted companies services that cover all aspects of the company law, in particular those related to the incorporation, management, transformation, merger, business and share (mergers and acquisitions) transfer, in which it has gained significant expertise. Such services include the drafting of acts of incorporation, bylaws, minutes of shareholders meeting and corporate contracts, the setting up of models for corporate governance, due-diligence as well as the drafting and negotiation of any agreement necessary for the execution of corporate operations.
The firm provides its clients with assistance as to all the specific matters related to private equity investment, both on behalf of investors or the target.
The firm deals with the drafting and negotiation of agreements for the transfer of domestic and cross-border transactional footballers, drafting and negotiation of contracts with FIFA agents.
The firm provides its clients with assistance in solving any matters related to inheritance law, both out-of-court and in-court. The firm has been retained for the most important and complex family inheritances in Italy in recent years.
The firm is active since many years in the energy sector and provides its clients with assistance in the development of projects for the construction of both traditional and from renewable source (wind, hydroelectric and biomass) energy production plants and all related following management matters.
The firm has been retained and is retained by its clients in complex real estate (with the most diverse uses) transactions, when necessary by integrating its knowledge with external professionals, with whom the firm has a long standing relationships, with regard, in particular, to building, planning and authorization procedure aspects.