February 27th 2018

New tax incentives to attract foreign investments

Italy has recently taken important new steps to position itself as a welcoming home for foreign investments. Compared to the past, it is becoming increasingly attractive to open companies in Italy for non-EU and EU residents, also from a tax point of view. Please find below general information on some of the main tax incentives. [..Read more..]

January 28th 2018

Read our Guide on the Regulatory Framework of Alternative Investment Funds in Italy

What legislation governs the establishment and operation of Alternative Investment Funds? Italian AIF’s are regulated mainly by: Legislative Decree of 24 February 1998, No. 58 on Consolidated Law on Finance (Testo Unico della Finanza, TUF); Bank of Italy Regulation of 19 January 2015, on the collective portfolio management (Regolamento sulla Gestione Collettiva del Risparmio); Ministerial [..Read more..]

November 1st 2017

Initial Coin Offering (ICO) and public offer of financial products

Avv. Francesco Dagnino (Partner LEXIA Avvocati – www.lexia.it) Blockchain technology (or distributed ledger technology) could assume great significance for financial markets, understood in the broad sense. Among the many economic transactions that can be done through blockchain technology, the so-called initial coin offerings (ICOs) are spreading. ICOs represent a digital form of raising financial resources [..Read more..]

October 20th 2017

How to open a limited liability company in Italy?

One of the key players and largest economies in the European Union, Italy has recently taken important new steps to position itself as a welcoming home for foreign investments. Despite the persistent bureaucracy, which is slowly being reduced, and through the help of specialized local advice, incorporating an Italian limited liability company can be quite [..Read more..]

October 5th 2017

What is the share capital of an Italian company?

The share capital represents the value of the funds and the assets (the “contributions”) conferred by the shareholders, as risk capital, at the time of the incorporation of a limited liability company. It is, usually, divided into equal shares that are allocated to the shareholders in proportion to the amount of capital subscribed and paid. [..Read more..]

October 5th 2017

Branch or Subsidiary? Main differences

To carry out its business in Italy, a foreign company may choose between a branch or a subsidiary (i.e. an Italian limited liability company entirely owned by the foreign company). So, what is the difference between the two? A branch is not a separate legal entity; it is an Italian unit of the foreign company. [..Read more..]

August 29th 2017

Rewarding scheme for “highly-qualified” workers that want to relocate to Italy.

Rewarding scheme for “highly-qualified” workers that want to relocate to Italy. The Italian government has recently implemented incentives for “highly-qualified” workers that want to relocate to Italy. The rewarding system consists in a lowering of the personal income tax base to the extent of 50% and it applies from the tax year in which the [..Read more..]

August 19th 2017

Investor’s VISA Program.

Investor’s VISA Program. The Italian government has recently introduced a specific discipline within immigration law, the so-called “Investors Visa”. The new Investors visa allows the entry and residence in Italy, outside of the entry quotas established annually by the government, to foreigners who wish to: invest at least € 2 million in securities issued by [..Read more..]

August 11th 2017

The corporate purpose of an Italian limited liability company

Under Italian law, a company can carry out any kind of commercial activity; however, the company must indicate the specific activities it is going to carry out. Indeed, among the requirements of the incorporation deed of a limited liability company, the absence of which makes the deed void, one of the most important is the [..Read more..]

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