Italian Business and Real Estate Practice
We assist foreign clients on international commercial agreements, business and real estate transactions in Italy
In this area, we assist foreign clients for the purpsoe of drafting, negotiation and execution of international commercial agreements with Italian counterparts including:
In this area of international contract law, we provide specific legal advice to foreign clients designed to provide the maximum benefits while negotiating a commercial contract with an Italian counterpart, bot with respect to the terms that govern the substance of the transactions, as well as the provisions establishing the applicable law and proper forum of any possible litigation.
IP Licensing and Development Agreements
Intellectual property licensing agreements concerning business know how, proprietary information, and registered patents, trademakrs or trade names require specific attention. We assist client in the negotiation of such contracts, bearing in mind that they often go to the heart of the client’s business value and are vital for the growth and protection of the client’s business.
Employment and Collaboration Agreements
Employment relationships in Italy are subject to a fixed set of provisions set forth in various and often sparsed statutes, regulations and administrative codes, as well as to the terms of collective bargaining agreemen negotiated and agreed upon between unions and adopted by the courts in their ruling on employment litigation cases. All of those provisions often supersede conflicting contractual clauses that may be contaied in individual employment agreements.
The legal and administrative framework in this area of Italian law is extremely challening, and the employment of Italian personnel by a foreign owned or controlled enterprise has various legal and tax ramificatons to be considered carefully.
We advise foreign clients on matters pertaining to employment agreements with Italian personnel, and help them set up their relationship with their Italian staff in the most efficient way and in compliance with Italian law.
Real Estate Investment Transactions
The Italian real estate market offer great investment opportunities.
Our services in this area include: