November 17th 2022

FIFA World Cup 2022: a spotlight on the next big investment opportunity in Qatar

FIFA World Cup 2022: a spotlight on the next big investment opportunity in Qatar This year, the world of soccer will be marked by an event destined to become part of the history of the sport. For the first time FIFA World Cup, the most watched sporting event of the world, will be played in [..Read more..]

November 11th 2022

Italian limited liability companies’ online incorporation: it is now possible with preset bylaws

Italian limited liability companies’ online incorporation: now possible with preset bylaws Following the adoption of the EU Directive 2019/115 into national law by Legislative Decree No. 183/2021, concerning the use of digital tools and processes in Company Law, the Italian Ministry of Economic Development has finally adopted the relevant implementing Regulations (No. 155/2022 of July [..Read more..]

September 1st 2022

Doing business in Italy: challenges and opportunities in 2022

Doing business in Italy: challenges and opportunities in 2022 If you’re an entrepreneur thinking about setting up your business in Italy as a foreigner, probably you should start getting to know better the challenges and the opportunities you could face. In particular, after everything that happened in 2020: as for any other country in the [..Read more..]

July 12th 2022

Sustainability and ESG criteria in Italy: from political agenda to core value for companies

Climate change has entered political agendas in Italy since the advent of the Green Deal, which EU Countries joined in 2019. The goal is to achieve zero climate impact by 2050 and a net domestic reduction in greenhouse gas emissions of at least 55% by 2030. It is not only the environmental situation that dominates [..Read more..]

June 12th 2022

Export control: a new e-licensing portal for dual-use items is now operative

What are the dual-use items? The so-called dual-use items are defined as products and technologies that can be used for both civilian and military purposes and are listed in Annex I of Regulation (EU) 821/2021. The content of said Regulation on the export control of dual-use items was recently updated by the Council of the [..Read more..]

March 26th 2022

BENEFIT CORPORATIONS

Benefit Corporations The Benefit Corporations and their main characteristics The Italian Law n.208 of December 28th, 2015 (2016 Stability Law) has introduced in the Italian legal system the figure of “Benefit Corporations”, defining them in the Article 1 paragraph 376, as those companies which, in the exercise of an economic activity, in addition to the [..Read more..]

December 21st 2021

Hiring in Italy: Read our Guide

Read our guide on the Labour and Payroll Landscape

October 15th 2021

Open a Bank in Italy: Licensing Requirements and Procedure – Change of Control Authorization – Overview of the Regulatory Capital Framework

August 27th 2021

Alternative Investment Funds 2021 – Italy Chapter

Read our guide on the regulatory framework of Alternative Investment Funds in Italy.

April 8th 2021

The Italian Labour and Payroll Landscape

An Introduction Brochure

March 12th 2021

Investments in innovative start-ups and SMEs

The Ministerial Decree of December 28, 2020 has been published on no. 38 of February 15, 2021 of the Official Gazette. The decree adopted by the Ministry of Economic Development, which establishes the criteria and procedures for obtaining the tax benefits provided by Decree Law No. 34 of May 19, 2020 (so-called “Decreto Rilancio”) in [..Read more..]

December 14th 2020

The EORI number

The EORI number On December 31, 2020, the transition period for the United Kingdom’s exit from the European Union ends. From January 1, 2020, all companies moving goods and services to and from the UK will have to comply with a series of new administrative, customs and tax processes. The requirements that traders must follow [..Read more..]

December 3rd 2020

“Resto al Sud”

“Resto al Sud” “Resto al Sud” is the new measure managed by Invitalia, aimed at encouraging young people to start their business activities in the Southern regions of Italy. The program is aimed at financing new production activities, both in the form of sole proprietorships or corporations, in industry, manufacturing, processing of agricultural products, fishing [..Read more..]

October 26th 2020

The EU Commission launched a digital platform to foster trade between EU companies and Iran.

Last 6 October 2020, the EU Commission launched a new digital platform to support EU companies doing business with Iran. The JCPOA (Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action) dated 14 July 2015intended to put an end to all economic and financial sanctions imposed by the European Union in connection with the Iranian nuclear program. However, some [..Read more..]

October 10th 2020

The real estate simple partnership (“società semplice immobiliare”): an efficient instrument to hold real estate assets in Italy.

The real estate simple partnership (“società semplice immobiliare”) is a type of partnership that does not carry out commercial activity as its only purpose is to hold real estate assets. The shares of a real estate partnership can also be held by foreign companies. There are many advantages for the incorporation of a real estate [..Read more..]

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