PRACTICE AREAS

Aree di Attivita

PRACTICE AREAS

CORPORATE ADMINISTRATIVE LIABILITY (LEGISLATIVE DECREE NO. 231/2001)

The Firm provides assistance in criminal proceedings to entities involved in criminal investigations and trials concerning the offences set forth in Legislative Decree No. 231/2001, providing ongoing support to the companies with regard to the implementation of any appropriate corrective measures, also from an organizational point of view.
The Firm regularly develops projects of adoption and updating of Organizational, Management and Control Models pursuant to Legislative Decree No. 231/2001, relying on an internal team of experienced professionals, who have dealt with the most relevant issues concerning the administrative liability of entities, as well as specialized external consultants (in the fields of health, safety, environment, organization, corporate governance, etc.).
The Firm also regularly provides training sessions on all the features of Legislative Decree No. 231/2001.
The professionals of the Firm are also Chairman and member of Supervisory Bodies of many companies operating in various sectors. They also carry out support activities for the Supervisory Bodies (audits, documentary verifications, legal opinions, management of whistleblowing reports, etc.).

CORPORATE CRIMINAL LAW

The Firm offers judicial and non-judicial legal assistance to companies, managers and professionals involved in proceedings related to corporate crimes.
Furthermore, the Firm provides legal advice on corporate liability in order to prevent the commission of offences by the professionals and the top management of companies. The professionals of the Firm have gained many years of experience in this area since they have defended clients in some of the major proceedings in this field.
The Firm closely cooperates with leading Corporate Law Firms to guarantee the best coordination between Civil and Criminal Law aspects.

CRIMINAL BANKRUPTCY LAW

The Firm is able to offer a high level of expertise, as its professionals have assisted customers in some of the leading financial crisis proceedings celebrated in Italy over the last decade.
We believe in the close collaboration with major Corporate and Banking Law Firms in order to guarantee the finest assistance.
Moreover, the professionals are constantly updated on the recent regulations and they are invited as speakers to debate in influential conferences and round table discussions.

CRIMINAL TAX LAW

The Firm operates in this area assisting clients on all the facets of Tax Law that might have criminal relevance (even international), under Legislative Decree No. 74/2000.
The professionals have participated in important criminal proceedings, in which some of the most important issues of tax criminal law have been dealt with, assisting national and international companies.
The Firm's activity is expressed both in both non judicial advice and assistance in judicial proceedings.
The Firm works in close contact with tax experts and financial advisors of the highest level, also in subjects related to inspections carried out by supervisory authorities, providing its support in matters that may present criminal aspects.

CRIMINAL FINANCIAL, INSURANCE AND BANKING LAW

The Firm provides highly specialized legal assistance to Italian and international Financial institutions and companies on the criminal issues concerning the banking sector, including Anti Money Laundering regulation set forth by Legislative Decree No. 231/2007.
The professionals have assisted customers in some of the most important cases involving banking and financial crimes and they collaborate with expert advisors to ensure the best legal defence.

CRIMES AGAINST PROPERTY AND CORPORATE FRAUDS

The Firm provides assistance to directors and companies with regard to crimes committed by employees (so-called “unfaithful employees”), or by third parties (partners, suppliers, consultants, etc.), such as frauds, embezzlements, asset infidelities, corruptions between private individuals, etc.
In order to enlighten critical issues as such as evidence in favour of its clients, the Firm usually carries out defensive investigation activities, pursuant to Article 327 bis of the Italian Criminal Procedure Code, through the taking of witness statements and the coordination of strategic advisory activities (private investigations, technical and accounting inspections, etc.).

ENVIRONMENTAL CRIMINAL LAW

The professionals of the Firm are constantly updated on the evolution of Environmental Law and they offer judicial and extra-judicial assistance to customers. In order to do so, the Firm works with some of the most expert witnesses.
The Firm has participated in some of the most important national trials in this area.
More specifically, the professionals assist well noted directors and companies in proceedings related, for example, to environmental contaminations, illegal waste transports, illegal waste managements, omitted environmental land reclamations. Moreover, the Firm's professionals support their clients in all the activities carried out by the Supervisory Authorities, with particular regard to inspections, checks and interviews, both of criminal or administrative relevance.

OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH AND SAFETY CRIMES

The Firm has extensive experience in accident prevention matters, offering judicial assistance in criminal proceedings for work related accidents and professional diseases caused by exposure to harmful substances, where the Firm’s professionals defend the persons who, within their companies, are responsible for the prevention obligations set out in Legislative Decree No. 81/2008.
As part of its activities, the Firm - guided by a clear knowledge of the company organisation and the operating dynamics of national companies - also provides advice to natural and legal persons on matters relating to accident prevention regulations, including the draft of proxies and sub-delegations of functions, pursuant to Article 16 of Legislative Decree No. 81/2008.

CRIMES AGAINST THE PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION

The Firm, attentive to regulatory developments in the fight against corruption and, in general, to legislative provisions in the field, provides judicial assistance in criminal proceedings regarding crimes against the Public Administration, representing public officials, public service officers, and private individuals, as well as bodies involved under Legislative Decree No. 231/2001.
The Firm also provides support to its clients in public tenders procedures, checking the application’s requirements related to criminal law.

MEDICAL MALPRACTICE LIABILITY

The Firm provides assistance to medical professionals and health facilities, dealing with both non-judicial activity in criminal matters and defence in criminal proceedings.
The Firm's professionals have gained qualified experience over the years in the field of medical liability, participating in important trials in the sector.

CYBERCRIMES

The Firm offers judicial and non-judicial legal assistance to companies and individuals with respect to offences linked to the use of technology and to the digital world (covering matters such as breaches of copyright, on-line frauds, phishing, computer fraud, abusive access to software systems).
In order to provide the finest legal assistance, the Firm cooperates with highly specialized IT and expert advisors.

INDUSTRIAL PROPERTY CRIMINAL LAW AND CRIMES AGAINST PUBLIC TRUST

The Firm assists companies and individuals in criminal proceedings related to the exploitation of intellectual property, such as trademarks, patents and scientific or industrial discoveries.
The activity also extends to judicial assistance with regard to crimes against public faith such as material or ideological fraud in public deeds, certificates or administrative authorizations.

BUILDING AND CITY PLANNING CRIMINAL LAW

The Firm deals with the criminal implications of building and urban planning issues, collaborating, in the field of judicial and non-judicial activity, with expert technical consultants and with important law firms, specialized in administrative law.

CRIMES REGARDING HONOR, PRIVACY, AND REPUTATION

The Firm has vast experience in the field of defamation, including criminal offences aggravated by the use of the press or the Internet. Since the Italian and the European Law have been focusing on Privacy and Personal Data Protection matters, the Firm provides legal assistance, both judicial and non-judicial, on such matters, where criminal relevance may be involved.

CRIMES AGAINST THE PERSON AND FAMILY

The Firm provides assistance, both judicial and not-judicial, in relation to crimes against the person and against the family, frequently related to corporate events, especially in family businesses.
In this activity, the Firm works with high standing consultants and with national law Firms specialized in civil family law.