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BonelliErede’s team advises global luxury groups and family-run businesses on investing in Italy and internationally, general operational needs, M&A and generational change issues. The practice advised Tod’s, the Italy-based shoemaker and leather goods group, on the €530m acquisition of the Roger Vivier and Roger Vivier Paris brands. Milan-based Carlo Montagna is luxury focus team leader.

Chiomenti Studio Legale’s luxury goods industry experience includes high-profile transactions in Italy and abroad, as well as contentious matters. The team also regularly advises primary Italian luxury brands on IP and corporate matters pertaining to the Chinese market. It recently advised De Rigo Vision on the acquisition by De Rigo Vision USA of California-based REM Optical Company. Rome-based Filippo Modulo is recommended.

DLA Piper has ‘good industry knowledge and availability, as well as great network connections for cross-border issues’. The team recently assisted Ralph Lauren with several matters, including e-commerce; labelling requirements for leather goods; the regulation of wearable technologies; consumers’ rights to replace defective items; and the termination of selective distribution agreements. Milan-based global fashion retail and design sector co-chair Giangiacomo Olivi also leads the IP and technology group, and has accumulated substantial expertise in franchising and distribution contracts; he shows ‘great acumen’.

Hogan Lovells Studio Legale’s fashion and luxury brands team assists with the acquisition and globalisation of brands, as well as related work such as the launch of flagship stores, IP rights protection, anti-counterfeiting work, and advertising campaigns. It advised Bally on its e-commerce website and related legal issues, including data privacy. Luigi Mansani and Luca Picone are recommended.

Pavia e Ansaldo regularly advises clients operating in the jewellery, fashion, fine arts and fragrance and cosmetics sectors, as well the fine wines, furniture design, hotel and leisure industries. Gian Paolo Di Santo and Mia Rinetti in Milan are co-heads of the luxury and fashion department.

Pedersoli Studio Legale is experienced in advising fashion houses, as well as luxury brands operating in the design, yachting and aviation sectors. The team recently advised F.Investments on the acquisition of a minor stake in Ferretti Group, known for luxury yachts. Milan-based Ascanio Cibrario and Marcello Magro in Turin are key names.

Bird & Bird acts for world-leading luxury goods brands. The team advises on corporate and commercial matters, employment and tax support, as well as data protection issues, copyright, unfair competition and trade mark disputes.

Gianni, Origoni, Grippo, Cappelli & Partners’highly responsive and creative team’ regularly advises on high-profile corporate deals in the luxury goods and fashion sectors. Francesco Gianni is the key contact.

NCTM Studio Legale is recommended for its track record in the luxury goods sector. The team advised Gucci on a contract with street artist GucciGhost, for the creation of fashion collections.

Orsingher Ortu – Avvocati Associati frequently assists clients from the fashion, jewellery, automotive, cosmetics and furnishings sectors, particularly in the context of IP and M&A. The team advised Ferrari on its brand protection, anti-piracy and anti-counterfeiting activities.

Studio Legale Associato in affiliation with Simmons & Simmons LLP recently assisted new client Gucci with corporate and commercial matters.

Trevisan & Cuonzo assists clothing, vineyard, hi-tech and automotive clients with the protection of IP rights. Luciano Barbera, Peplo and Emaar Hotels & Resorts (Milano) are clients.

Withers Studio Legale recently acted for French fashion house Vionnet on an exclusive Japanese partnership arrangement. Milan-based Anthony Indaimo is the name to note.

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