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Bird & Bird caters for clients operating in the fashion and luxury, technology, media, telecommunications and manufacturing sectors, as well as for banks, investment funds and other financial institutions. The practice advises London-based multichannel sales platform Tomorrow London Limited on commercial agreements with represented brands and designers, as well as with the daily working of its showrooms located in London, Paris, Milan and New York. PPG Industries and luxury shoes brand Renè Caovilla are other notable clients. Stefano Silvestri is the key contact.

BonelliErede’s retail-related activities include corporate and M&A, real estate finance, competition, tax and IP advice. Alessandro Balp and Emanuela Da Rin are the names to note.

DLA Piper’s recent highlights include assisting fashion business Skechers with a tax audit report concerning transfer pricing policies between the Italian company and its parent US company, and representing Alpinestars, a manufacturer of high-performance protective gear for motorcycle, auto racing, mountain biking and surfing, in a multi-jurisdictional patent litigation against Dainese, another leader in the sector. Giangiacomo Olivi joined Dentons in April 2018.

The ‘extraordinarily prepared and committedLatham & Watkins LLP regularly advises retail clients seeking assistance with corporate and M&A, private equity, banking and finance as well as equity and debt capital markets matters. Key highlights included assisting Carlyle with the acquisition of Italian luxury lifestyle fashion company Golden Goose Deluxe and advising Italian apparel retailer Gruppo Coin on the sale of 11% of capital in clothing company OVS through an accelerated book building process. European chair of the retail and consumer products industry group Stefano Sciolla and Antonio Coletti are recommended. The private equity, corporate finance and real estate specialist Cataldo Piccarreta joined from Gattai Minoli Agostinelli & Partners in April 2017.

Gianni, Origoni, Grippo, Cappelli & Partners advises businesses on the structuring of their retail networks in Italy and abroad, focusing on due diligence, search and securing of commercial premises, e-commerce, identification of partners and suppliers, preparation and opening of retail stores, management and promotion. Key clients include sunglasses and optical frames manufacturer Safilo and Philip Morris.

Chiomenti Studio Legale focuses on retail advice related to corporate and commercial, employment and real estate matters, administrative law, competition, financing, IP and tax. The client base includes N&W Global Vending and Investindustrial private equity fund. Corporate specialists Luigi Vaccaro and Carlo Croff are the key contacts.

Legance - Avvocati Associati is well versed in assisting retail businesses with real estate matters. The practice advised Atlantic 1 fund with a mortgage financing granted by Banca IMI, Intesa Sanpaolo, Unicredit, Credit Suisse and Banco BPM for an office and commercial real estate portfolio, and assisted Société Générale with the financing of a big McArthurGlen Designer Outlet in southern Italy.

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