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Starting a Business in Italy [Book Review]

By |Books|

This is my first book review and - guess what? - it's about one of my potential competitor (joking). Starting a Business in Italy by Emma Bird and Mario Berri is the first book I bought on Amazon.com when I started my own firm. I like to scout what other authors say about doing business [...]

Italian Limited Liability Partnership (SAS)

By |Start a Business|

I have read quite often on the internet about a mighty Italian Limited Liability Partnership (S.A.S. or Società in Accomandita Semplice). Well, that's wrong. An Italian Limited Partnership has NO Limited Liability at All. The managing partners of an Italian Partnership (SAS) have full liability, and they guarantee the debt of the company with all [...]

Italian Joint Stock Company (SpA)

By |Start a Business|

The SpA is the most prestigious company in Italy, similar to the PLC in UK and the public corporation in USA. If your business requires trust more than usual, or you need to work with significant letter of credits or loans, you should probably start your Italian venture with a SPA. Another common reason to [...]

Corporate resolutions in Italy

By |Certificate & Apostille|

You can be quite amazed but it's true: any corporate resolution in Italy should be written or printed on two old fashion corporate books: the Book of the Shareholders and the Book of the Directors. They should be prepared immediately after the company incorporation and sealed by a notary public or the Chamber of Commerce. [...]

VAT Refund Italy : 6 Months Deadline

By |Hot News|

From today - June 21st 2012 - foreign companies operating in Italy should apply their VAT refund in the 6 months following the end of the fiscal year (usually December 31st). In short, the VAT on invoices issued during 2012 will be refunded only if the application is filed before June 30th 2013 (6 months [...]

10 Business Dining Tips for Italy

By |Business Culture|

Quite some time ago I found a list of 10 business dining tips on the web. I can't remember the website - if anybody knows please contact me - but I took notes and I would like to share the 10 tips with you with my personal comment. Eventually you can find it helpful, especially [...]