With a focus on internationalisation and a determination to forge bonds with clients, European firms are finding their City bases increasingly important
Political instability in Italy has made foreign investors wary, slashing legal activity, but there is optimism that the coming elections could start a recovery
Restructuring is up and M&A is down in Italy, but despite the country’s ratings downgrade many lawyers are upbeat about the prospects for 2012 and beyond
Italian firm Gianni Origoni Grippo Cappelli & Partners is in the process of launching a Hong Kong office, with the aim of building closer links with the Chinese market.
Shearman & Sterling has formed a cooperation agreement with Italian tax boutique Tremonti Vitali Romagnoli Piccardi e Associati in a bid to offer clients a more integrated service on tax advice.
Italian firm Labruna Mazziotti Segni has been hit by the news that three partners, including two founders, are quitting the firm with a team of lawyers in the New Year.
Italian firms are emerging from their cloistered market and are now ready to launch a credible challenge in the international arena. Joanne Harris talks to the main contenders
New Europe-wide regulations to harmonise non-contractual obligation laws have had the opposite affect, says Paula Jefferson and Sarah Wright
Have the wranglings over the introduction of Italy’s class action law eroded its effectiveness? asks James Swift
Convention against double taxation between Italy and Hong Kong.
The Italian Supreme Court has overruled the Court of Appeal’s decision that considered legitimate the use of Ferrari trademarks by an unofficial Ferrari owners’ association.
The Advertising and Marketing Communication Self-Regulation Authority has ruled again on a misleading advertising dispute between Henkel and Procter & Gamble.
An AEEG consultation document redefines the guaranteed minimum prices for electricity production plants up to 1MW powered by renewables sources.
DLA Piper’s Global Financial Markets Insight guides users of finance through the vast array of financial products and financing techniques that are now available.
Nintendo has applied for an injunction to stop the sale of P C Box’s devices in Italy.
The November issue of the DLA Piper Italy Real-Estate Update covers some critical comments to the new tax framework applicable as from 1 January 2014 to real-estate transactions.
For the first time since the 2003 modernisation, the Italian Antitrust Authority puts under scrutiny vertical restraints.
The judgment that brought an end to the Mondadori affair offers an opportunity for some reflections on the issue of damage due to loss of chance.
Class action law has been introduced in Italy, following a protracted and challenging legislative process.
On 23 September 2013, the Italian Supreme Court decided on the so-called ‘galenical exemption’ provided by Italian laws as a limitation to the enforceability of pharmaceutical patents.
NCTM, one of the leading independent law firms in Italy, was created in 2000 from the merger of Negri-Clementi and Montironi & Soci and Toffoletto & Associati, and has offices in Milan, Rome and Verona. The firm has more than 250 professionals, including 48 equity partners and has the resource and expertise to handle large and complex matters both in Italy and internationally... Read more