How to Sell Shares of an Italian Company

How to Sell Shares of an Italian Company

Businessmen operating on the Italian market should know that they are allowed to sell shares of their companies, but only by following a certain legal procedure. The shares are sold through a transfer, which has to be performed under the assistance of a public notary in Italy. Moreover, it is necessary that the parties be present in…
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Creating a Joint Venture in Italy

Creating a Joint Venture in Italy

A way in which foreign investors can access the Italian market is by creating a joint venture, which is a type of legal entity set up to manage a specific task. Under the Italian legislation, the entrepreneurs who want to establish this type of business form have several legal options through which they can incorporate the legal…
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Antitrust Law in Italy

Antitrust Law in Italy

Antitrust Law in Italy refers to the competition laws which specify the ways in which consumers are protected against corporate practices that can jeopardize the competition rules set on the local market. Antitrust regulations can refer to a wide area of practices that can be carried out by a company in order to increase the number clients…
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Buying Land in Italy

Buying Land in Italy

There are many reasons for which one should buy land in Italy. This country is the fourth largest economy in Europe, it is a place of art and culture and it has one of the best climates in Europe. Furthermore, there are no restrictions for foreigners to own land in Italy. However,…
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Alimony in Italy

Alimony in Italy

The alimony represents the payments made to a spouse/former spouse by the other, after divorce or separation. For the payer, the sums are seen as deductible expense and for the one receiving them, they are considered taxable income. The alimony payment’s structure is outlined by a decree or court and it should not be confused with…
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Child Custody in Italy

Child Custody in Italy

The custodial duties in Italy are allocated and divided by the court in the most suitable manner. Articles of the Civil Code regulate matters of child custody. After separation or divorce, the minor has the right to maintain a continuous relationship with each parent and to receive schooling, education, care etc. from both parents. In these delicate…
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Inheritance in Italy

Inheritance in Italy

All legal aspects pertaining to the deceased person are transferred to his/her heirs through the procedure called succession; liabilities and assets are both involved in the succession. Under Italian law, some members of the family are automatically entitled to a part of the assets that the deceased leaves behind. This forced…
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Family Law in Italy

Family Law in Italy

The Italian Civil Code governs Family Law in Italy and covers issues such as marriage, divorce, custody, parental responsibility, paternity, civil union, and alimony, among others. Our family lawyers in Italy can deal with Family Law issues in Italy and can provide you with legal advice and the necessary solutions. Both Italian and…
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Directors of an Italian company

When you decide to open a company in Italy, you should know the main regulations related to appointing one or more directors, their legal responsibilities and how they must act for the benefit of the company. The Italian laws stipulate that a company is required to have at least one director and there are…
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Subsidiary vs. Branch in Italy

Subsidiary vs. Branch in Italy

Foreign companies that want to start doing business in Italy in 2024 may register under one of the legal entities that are available under the Italian legislation or they may operate through a branch or a subsidiary. There are important differences between the two types of companies that should be known by the businessmen and our team of lawyers…
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