Tax

Multidisciplinary team advising domestic and international clients. Active in the tax structuring of private equity transactions. Also assists with VAT and transfer pricing matters, as well as tax audits and claims. Maintains a noteworthy roster of clients from a variety of sectors including oil and gas, technology and banking.
Chambers Europe

The Tax team professionals assist industrial groups, banks and financial institutions, real estate and securities funds, structured or individual investors, private clients and family offices, dealing with the critical tax aspects of their activities and risk management, especially in relation to acquisition and extraordinary restructuring transactions that require comprehensive assistance and planning.

Our professionals also offer assistance in the more complex areas of tax litigation, including negotiation of pre-litigation agreements, accessions and rulings with the Italian Revenue Agency.

The areas dealt with by us include:

  • structuring of mergers, acquisitions, joint ventures and restructuring in general for industrial groups, Italian and foreign, strategic investors and private equity funds, tax due diligence and assistance in negotiations regarding tax-relevant aspects;
  • tax-corporate assistance and advice, including on financial reporting, including tax issues related to the adoption of IAS/IFRS, and advice on domestic and EU VAT;
  • national and international financing, securitisation and debt restructuring, mutual funds;
  • planning for the holding and transfer of assets, family holding companies, inheritance and gift issues, trusts and life insurance policies, including issues related to transfers of residence and people mobility;
  • stock option and term incentive plans, staff loans and secondments, establishment of tax-efficient remuneration policies;
  • tax planning of foreign investments and investments in Italy by non-residents, intellectual property management and financial and treasury structures, international taxation of artists and sportsmen;
  • assistance in “international ruling” procedures and in litigation and pre-litigation related to transfer pricing and permanent establishments;
  • litigation before Italian Tax Commissions and the Italian Supreme Court;
  • tax planning of investment/disinvestment projects and/or real estate development, taxation of innovative financial instruments (real estate funds, real estate holding companies, REITs, REICs, SIIQs), ordinary and extraordinary tax advice to (listed and unlisted) real estate companies and group).