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

The growing application of Legislative Decree No. 231/2001 and the severity of the sanctions applied to companies when their senior executives or employees commit one of the offences set out in the Decree, forces companies to use a high degree of care when setting up a corporate governance capable of preventing the occurrence of these offences.
Our Firm offers on-going assistance in creating and updating Organizational Models, pursuant to Legislative Decree No. 231/2001, relying on an internal team of experienced professionals who have dealt with proceedings concerning administrative liability of legal entities, as well as on specialized external consultants (covering matters such as safety at workplace, protection of the environment), whose cooperation allows dealing with the most complex matters with a high degree of expertise and competence.
The Firm also provides assistance to individuals and legal entities involved in criminal investigations and proceedings regarding offences set forth in Legislative Decree no. 231/2001.
Moreover, the Firm’s professionals are members of ODVs (Supervisory boards) pursuant to Legislative Decree no. 231/2001 and offer, in such context, on-going legal assistance.

CORPORATE CRIMINAL LAW

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. Therefore, 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 advise on corporate liability in order to prevent the commission of offences by the professionals and the top management of companies.
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, especially under Legislative Decree no. 74/2000 (covering matters such as evasion, permanent business establishment, transfer pricing).
The professionals have gained a long lasting experience on this field defending Italian and international companies in some of the major criminal proceedings.
We offer specialized judicial and non-judicial assistance also thanks to the cooperation with Tax Law Firms of international primary importance.

CRIMINAL BANKING AND FINANCIAL 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.

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 partecipated in some of the most important national trials in this area.

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.
Moreover, the Firm – thanks to its extensive knowledge of corporate organization and of operative trends of domestic companies – also offers extra-judicial assistance to natural and legal persons with respect to accident prevention legislation.

CRIMES AGAINST THE PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION

The Firm has developed a remarkable experience in crimes against the Public Administration, including in corruption related matters, and it assists public officers, public service operators and legal entities involved in those crimes pursuant to Legislative Decree No. 231/2001.

MEDICAL MALPRACTICE LIABILITY

We provide legal defence to companies and individuals operating in the Health-care sector where the professionals of the Firm have gained a high level of expertise partecipating in important criminal trials.

BUILDING AND CITY PLANNING CRIMINAL LAW

The Firm deals with criminal liability issues affecting construction and urban planning where the professionals are able to offer both judicial and non-judicial assistance.
To provide the best defense to our clients, we cooperate with expert advisors and Administrative Law Firms of primary importance.

INDUSTRIAL PROPERTY CRIMINAL LAW AND CRIMES AGAINST PUBLIC TRUST

The Firm, through its professionals, provides legal assistance to companies and managers who are involved in criminal proceedings concerning Intellectual Property infringements such as trademark infringements and patent infringements.
Furthermore, the Firm operates in the field of crimes against public trust covering matters such as forgery of public documents, certificates or administrative authorizations.

CYBER AND COMPUTER CRIMINAL LAW

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.

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 media 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.