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How to Choose a Company Name in Italy

By |How-to Italy|

Good news for the new business in Italy. You can choose any the name you want, even the name of an existing company. In many countries, such as England where I am also registered lawyer, you can’t call your business with the same name of an existing company, to avoid confusion and fraud. This is [...]

Sole Trader Italy

By |Start a Business|

Setting up as a sole trader is one of the most popular way to start a business in Italy, and it’s still quite common because it’s easy and cheap. Sole trader registration is straightforward, accountancy is simpler than a limited company, and you can use part of the money in the bank account for your [...]

Subsidiary in Italy

By |Start a Business|

Subsidiary is a general name for every Italian company owned by a foreign company. If your foreign company setup an Italian limited company (SRL) or an Italian joint stock company (SPA) or an Italian partnership (SAS) or any other form of company, these companies are all called "subsidiaries". In short a Subsidiary is not a [...]

Template Invoice for Sales in Italy

By |Template|

Every time we help a foreign client to start a business in Italy, we get a call from the very same client after 2-4 weeks asking a template invoice or complaining that their first invoice was rejected by their customer. I guess that many foreign entrepreneurs working in Italy have the same issue, if you [...]

Italian Ready Made Company

By |Start a Business|

From the very moment my firm open the doors in 2005, I was regularly asked if Italy allows shelf companies. If you are not familiar with the term, a 'shelf company' or 'ready made company' is a company incorporated by a firm without a client. The company is then archived (thus "put on a shelf") [...]

Italian Light Branch

By |Start a Business|

A Light Branch is an excellent choice for any business which want to expand into Italy, but want to avoid all the costs associated with incorporating a new subsidiary. A Light Branch has all the capabilities of a Representative Office; It has a company number and it is duly registered at the Chamber of Commerce [...]

Certificate of Good Standing in Italy

By |Certificate & Apostille|

If you are looking for a Certificate of Good Standing: In Italy you need to ask for a 'Certificato della Camera di Commercio' (Certificate of the Chamber of Commerce) About the Certificate of Good Standing The Certificate of Good Standing confirms that the company has current legal status in Italy. It usually provides the basic [...]

Power of Attorney in Italy

By |Certificate & Apostille|

If you are looking for a Power of Attorney: In Italy you need to ask for a 'Procura' If you are looking for a General Power of Attorney In Italy you need to ask for a "Procura Generale" If you are looking for a Special Power of Attorney In Italy you need to ask for a "Procura Speciale" A [...]