Thanks to the experience gained in over thirty years of collaboration with leading banks and companies operating in the financial sector, the Firm provides its assistance in disputes involving contracts and banking operations. The assistance refers to both the out-of-court phase of credits recovery and in the litigation phase, including disputes between financial intermediaries and investors. The Firm provides assistance in disputes regarding the performances of loans contracted with private individuals and companies such as disputes in connection with the economic and financial terms of bank accounts and loans.
The Firm provides assistance in relation to the sale and/or acquisition of companies, businesses and business units. In this sector, the Firm assists companies in every phase of the negotiations, from the signing of preliminary contracts to the closing. The Firm also offers assistance to companies in the field of corporate law, both in the drafting of contracts and in the management of conflicts that may arise within the companies. In particular, the Firm offers assistance in corporate disputes, both in-court and through arbitration, and assist companies, directors, liquidators and shareholders in disputes relating to all corporate relationships.
The Firm offers assistance for recovery of outstanding claims, in both the pre-litigation and litigation phases, in Italy and abroad. In particular, the Firm deals with petitions for summary judgments for payment and assistance in potential opposition proceedings; orders for payment on writs of execution and on loans, bills of exchange, checks; real estate foreclosures, personal property attachments and third-party attachments; intervention in personal and real property execution procedures; assistance in all phases relating to personal and real property sales; bankruptcy requests; proof of debts in bankruptcy; ordinary revocatory actions.
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The Firm offers assistance in the field of sale of goods contracts, agency contracts, commercial distribution, franchising, contracts for the turkney supply of industrial plants and other forms of commercial co-operation, with reference both to Italian legislation and to European and international legislation. The Firm assists companies in the drafting of the relevant contracts and in any disputes, both in-court and through arbitration, that may arise in relation to such contracts.
The Firm has gained in-depth expertise in the field of bankruptcy and other insolvency procedures. In this sector, the Firm assists its clients, both private citizens and companies, for the protection of their rights against bankruptcy proceedings (applications for admission of debts, revocation actions, etc.). The Firm offers legal advice and assistance activities also in the interest of insolvency procedures, in particular dealing with liability and revocation actions. The Firm assists companies in financial and/or economic difficulty, analyzing and suggesting the instruments (debt restructuring agreements, crisis settlement agreements, etc.) deemed most suitable for managing and overcome the crisis.
The Firm offers assistance in all cases of contractual and tort liability, including liability in connection with professional activities. The activity regards both the pre-litigation out-of-court phase (negotiations and mediation) and court proceedings.
The Firm offers judicial and extrajudicial assistance on issues relating to competition law, with reference to both Italian and European Union legislation. In particular the Firm provides assistance to companies in cases involving cartels and abuse of dominant position before the Commission and the Italian Antitrust Authority as well as in cases concerning civil compensation lawsuits for breach of antitrust law.
By virtue of specific academic background of Prof. Stefano Bastianon, the Firm provides assistance and advice on issues relating to European Union law, in particular in the field of competition law, State aid, free movement of goods and people, protection of consumers.
The Firm provides judicial and extrajudicial assistance in the field of sports law, at both national and in European/International level, in favor of sports associations and individual athletes. The Firm offers its assistance in judicial procedures before the national and international sports justice bodies. In arbitration proceedings before the CAS Stefano Bastianon is regularly appointed as Arbitrator as well as Sole Arbitrator and President of the Panel.
The firm offers judicial and extrajudicial assistance in matters of lease for residential and commercial use. In particular, the firm deals with the drafting of lease agreements and regulations and disputes between landlords and tenants, with specific reference to eviction procedures (for arrears and termination of the lease).
The Firm offers its judicial and extrajudicial assistance and advice on family law dealing with separations, divorces, family property regime, family business, agreements relating to personal and property relationships between spouses and cohabitants, as well as de facto family, cohabitation more uxorio and filiation. The Firm also deals with issues relating to the status of individuals, such as disqualifications debarment and support administrations and offers advice and assistance in matters of inheritance and donations. In particular, the Firm offers assistance in cases involving wills and donations, acceptance and renunciation of inheritances, and acceptance with benefit of inventory, hereditary divisions and challenges of wills.
The Firm provides assistance in litigation at every level of ordinary national courts (Tribunals, Courts of appeal, Corte di Cassazione) concerning civil, commercial, corporate, banking, insolvency and sports matters. The Firm has also a significant experience in ad hoc and administered arbitration proceedings, both at national and international level, notably in disputes concerning civil, commercial and sports matters.