Contribution to LexisNexis: Doing Business in Italy

Jan 21, 2022

Attorney Marco Mazzeschi wrote a comprehensive article regarding the various aspects when Doing Business in Italy.

This article covers the following points:

  • Doing business in: Italy
  • Introduction
  • Business environment
  • Establishing a presence
  • Procedure for incorporation
  • Enrolment with the Companies Register
  • Legal nature of a subsidiary
  • Financing a company
  • Insolvency and bankruptcy procedures
  • Purchase of real estate assets
  • Opening a bank account
  • Utilising office space
  • Immigration controls
  • Contracting with third parties
  • Labour laws
  • Taxation overview—financial and tax incentives
  • Direct Taxes
  • Indirect Taxes
  • Withholding Taxes
  • Taxes on real estate transfer
  • Income and Property tax (yearly)
  • Financial and tax incentives
  • Regulatory compliance
  • Competition and merger controls
  • Consumer protection
  • Privacy—Treatment of data in Italy (including EU countries) and outside the EU
  • Money Laundering Provisions
  • Protecting key assets and employees
  • Useful links

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    Il progetto ITACA (ITaly Attract ChinA) è un investimento nei paesi/mercati a lingua cinese, in particolare Taiwan con l’obiettivo di accrescere le quote di mercato dell'azienda. Tramite ITACA la Mazzeschi Srl ha aperto un ufficio a Taiwan con assunzione di personale di lingua cinese, creato un sito internet in lingua cinese e partecipato a fiere e varie attività di promozione a Taiwan.

    Mazzeschi S.r.l. | Project co-financed under Tuscany POR FESR 2014-2020
    The ITACA project (ITaly Attract ChinA) is a fund to invest in Chinese-speaking countries/markets, in particular Taiwan with the aim of increasing the company's market shares. With the help of ITACA project, Mazzeschi Srl has opened an office in Taiwan and has hired a Chinese-speaking staff, created a Chinese website and participated in fairs and various promotional activities in Taiwan.