We are a firm of over 100 lawyers and tax experts guided by 22 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: 100
Alessandro Polettini is a lawyer and partner of Legalitax.
Alessandro specialises in international agreements and focuses on: Negotiating international agreements, Setting up companies and joint ventures, Domestic and international mergers and acquisitions, Investment agreements, Extraordinary financial transactions, Shareholders agreements, turn key projects, 231.
Alessandro also provides assistance to his clients on any eventual contractual issues on both a national and an international level by accompanying them through all the litigation phases and/or alternative dispute resolution procedures in which Alessandro Polettini is an expert.
He has also conducted extensive research into the issues surrounding Legislative Decree 231/2001 and product liability.
Alessandro provides assistance to Italian companies and Italian branches of multi-nationals operating in a variety of sectors including light industry (systems/equipment, machines and industrial products), software houses and gaming.
Over the years he has assisted numerous companies with their plans to expand abroad both in Europe and further afield in locations such as The United States, The United Arab Emirates, India, China, Turkey, Egypt, Senegal, The Ivory Coast, Liberia, Australia and Brazil.
He is a member of Supervisory Boards.
He is regularly invited to speak at conferences and seminars concerning the globalization of business and collaborated with Professor Alberto Miele for some years in his role as professor of international law at the University of Padua.
Alessandro began his career in Rome in 1982 at the Lavaggi law firm, he then moved to Paris to work at the Goldsmith & Devolvé offices and returned to Italy where he furthered his knowledge of international agreement matters at the Miele & Croze law firm with offices in Padua, Milan and Rome.
In 1986 he became one of the founding partners in Studio Camilotti Ceccon Polettini in Padua which, in 2001 merged into Studio LCA , before becoming an equity partner in the firm CBA Studio Legale Tributario, following the 2008 merger between LCA and CBV.
Finally as of January 1st 2013 Alessandro and 10 other partners founded Legalitax Studio Legale e Tributario with about 60 professionals.
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).
- Extraordinary measures taken in Italy to fight the COVID-19
March 24, 2020
Here are the links to the 3 specific newsletters written by Legalitax lawyers concerning the measures taken in Italy to fight the COVID-19 crisis: March 18 March 13 March 11 If you are interested, we are compiling all the relevant information on the dedicated space of our website: http://eng.legalitax.it/covid-19_2
- Start-up and Innovation companies
November 5, 2019
This article aims to illustrate the introduction of a tax regime for the Start-up and innovation companies, provided by the Italian Government. The concept of Innovative Start-up consists in companies, also not resident in Italy, which has formal and substantial requirements. In particular, to be named as Innovative Start-up, the company has to assume…
- The Favourable Tax Regime Of New Italian Residents
July 19, 2019
Foreword This brochure aims to illustrate the introduction of the new tax regime for the “new Italian residents” with the debut of a lump-sum taxation called “Flat tax”, granting an exemption of foreign investments from Italian taxation, called “non-domiciled tax resident”. The Italian Finance Bill for 2017 (hereinafter “Finance Bill”) introduced three important provisions to…