We are a firm of 60 lawyers and tax experts guided by 12 partners.
We provide our clients with legal and tax expertise in order to meet all the requirements a company may need during the various phases of its evolution.
Over the years we have built up long-standing relations with both Italian and foreign companies investing and operating both in Italy and on a global level.
Our roots are firmly placed in the Italian market but we can also boast solid experience at an international level. We work alongside companies from all over the world thanks to our extended network of foreign firms and international partnerships.
Reliability, dedication and pragmatism are our keywords: our clients place their trust in us knowing that they can rely on us to provide them with clear, open dialogue and concrete answers.
The complementary fields of legal and fiscal expertise are as important to us as they are beneficial to our clients: day in, day out, we strive to be the client’s point of reference.Number of professionals: 60
Fields of law
- Administrative and Public Law
- Banking and Finance
- Civil Law
- Corporate law
- Credit and Insolvency
- Data Protection
- Dispute resolution
- Employment and pensions
- Industrial & Intellectual Property
- Non-profit Organizations
- Real Estate law
- Succession and Trusts
- White collar crime
Additional fields of law
- Administrative Law Litigation
- Arbitration / Alternative dispute resolution methods (ADR)
- Commercial agreements
- Corporate criminal law
- Debt Restructuring and Insolvency Proceedings
- International contracts
- International and European Union taxation
- Legislative decree no. 231/2001
- Sports Law
- Tax Litigation
- Trusts, protection and transfer of family businesses and assets
Andrea Rescigno, admitted to the bar of Milan, is a partner with Legalitax in the corporate and commercial department. He represents clients in connection with the following: M&A transactions, Setting up Joint Ventures, Incorporation of companies, Corporate law advice, Drafting and negotiations of national and international contracts (manufacturing, supply and distribution contracts), Litigation before ordinary and arbitration courts, Advice in connection with Law No. 231.
Andrea Rescigno represents Italian and foreign clients mainly in the industrial (chemical, pharmaceutical and printing) and media sectors.
Andrea is chairman of several 231 Supervisory Boards and has been on the Board of Directors of a variety of subsidiaries of primary multinational groups.
He co-wrote "Insolvency Laws of Italy", the Italian Chapter of the "International Treatise on Insolvency Laws", published by uris Publishing.
Mr. Rescigno has worked for a number of primary domestic law-firms and specialised in insolvency proceedings during his time at Maupoil law firm.
In 2001 he became a local partner at the Milan office of White & Case.
In 2006 he founded CRRW & Partners and in 2012 he went on to found Rescigno e Fraschini e Avvocati which then merged into Legalitax.
Andrea is qualified to plead before the Italian Supreme Court (Corte di Cassazione).
Luitgard Spögler, Lawyer, is a partner at Legalitax.
She has specific expertise in the area of regulation of "supervised intermediaries."
She has provided and provides legal and professional advice to clients (banks, financial intermediaries, SGRs/OICRs, pension funds, listed companies, IMELs/payment institutions) in the establishment phase, on an ongoing basis and for specific needs.
In particular, she carries out advisory activities on: corporate governance, including assistance in board review processes; system of internal controls; remuneration systems; anti-money laundering safeguards, transparency obligations; securitization transactions; admission to trading in regulated markets; participation in public tenders for the provision of financial and ancillary services; drafting of contracts and agreements in line with international standards (e.g. ISDA master agreements).
She provides assistance in administrative sanction proceedings initiated by sector supervisory authorities and in appeals against sanction orders.
In the asset management sector, she assists primary clients in the establishment of UCITS, including innovative ones (credit AIFs).
She provides assistance to pension fund bodies in current management.
She lectures as part of university specialization courses on regulation in the asset management sector and financial innovation, and speaks at information and training initiatives, including those organized by trade associations, addressed to corporate officers, management and heads of internal functions of supervised intermediaries.
Previously, Luitgard Spögler worked at the Bank of Italy - Supervision (from 1991 to 2007). She was responsible at the European Commission - DG Internal Market for the drafting of the UCITS Directives (Manager, Product, Simplified Prospectus Directives); she was a member of high-level expert groups at ESMA; she was a member of the Italian delegation in negotiations for the adoption of EU directives (on MiFID, UCITS, IMEL, investor compensation schemes).
She is a founding member of the Bank of Italy Women's Association and a member of the Fuori Quota Association.