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Nctm Studio Legale

VIA AGNELLO 12, 20121 MILAN, ITALY
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Italy

Administrative and public law
Administrative and public law - ranked: tier 4

Nctm Studio Legale

With expertise in public procurement, competition, public subsidies and concessions matters, Nctm Studio Legale advises public and private clients in the energy, infrastructure and transport sectors. Practice head Giuliano Berruti is advising the project company APM Terminals Vado Ligure on the environmental, public contracts and zoning law aspects of the construction of a new terminal container in the Savona Port, and is assisting public financial institution Lazio Innova with various matters concerning the granting of EU funds and public tender procedures. Counsel Rosemarie Serrato joined from DLA Piper in February 2018 and Carmine Morrone was made partner in 2018. Senior attorney Katia Zulberti and of counsel Ada Lucia De Cesaris left in 2017 to join Chiomenti and Studio Legale Amministrativisti Associati respectively.

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Banking and finance: Borrower side
Banking and finance: Borrower side - ranked: tier 4

Nctm Studio Legale

'Providing a commercial and strategic view', Nctm Studio Legale handles large banking and financing transactions for private equity firms and global borrowers, and regularly advises on cross-border transactions that involve the UK and the US. The practice handles Islamic financing matters in Italy as well as project finance. Highlights included advising WEX and WEX Europe Services Holdings on the amendment of an existing facility agreement. The 'highly competent and professional' Eugenio Siragusa heads the banking and finance department; Stefano Padovani and Giovanni de’ Capitani di Vimercate are also highly regarded.

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Banking and finance: lender or arranger side
Banking and finance: lender or arranger side - ranked: tier 4

Nctm Studio Legale

Nctm Studio Legale frequently advises on cross-border deals that involve the UK and the US, and the practice includes both Islamic financing matters in Italy and project finance. Banking and finance head Eugenio Siragusa advised Banca Popolare di Milano on the corporate financing for the takeover of Alerion Clean Power. Stefano Padovani and Giovanni de’ Capitani di Vimercate  are also key partners.

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Capital markets: Equity
Capital markets: Equity - ranked: tier 4

Nctm Studio Legale

Nctm Studio Legale frequently acts on AIM Italia equity offerings. The team advised Italo-Nuovo Trasporto Viaggiatori on its highly publicised proposed IPO, which was later suspended. Lukas Plattner is 'available and competent' and Andrea Iovieno is an experienced managing associate.

Leading individuals

Lukas Plattner - Nctm Studio Legale

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Commercial, corporate and M&A
Commercial, corporate and M&A - ranked: tier 3

Nctm Studio Legale

Nctm Studio Legale is experienced in the small and medium-sized enterprises market; the practice also advises large and international clients on cross-border matters. Vittorio Noseda advised Electrolux Italia on the acquisition of Best, an Italian manufacturer of innovative kitchen hoods, from the US group Broan-Nutone. The practice also advised Snam on the acquisition of  Infrastructure Trasporto Gas as well as the purchase of 7.3 per cent of Terminale GNL Adriatico (Italy’s largest offshore platform for storage and regasification of natural gas) from Edison. Simone De Carli is M&A and private equity head and Sante Ricci is corporate and commercial head. The other key advisers are Paolo Montironi, Alberto Toffoletto, Matteo Trapani and Pietro Zanoni.

Leading individuals

Alberto Toffoletto - Nctm Studio Legale

Paolo Montironi - Nctm Studio Legale

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Compliance
Compliance - ranked: tier 4

Nctm Studio Legale

Nctm Studio Legale's 'team is professional, up-to-date and takes care of all details'. It is focused on anti-corruption, data protection, Decree 231 liability of corporate entities, AML matters, market abuse, health, safety and environment issues, and organisational compliance procedures. Raffaele Caldarone is the name to note.

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Dispute resolution
Dispute resolution - ranked: tier 2

Nctm Studio Legale

Nctm Studio Legale¬†acts for clients in a variety of sectors, including energy, real estate, TMT, insurance, banking and finance. The ‚Äėexcellent‚Äô and sizeable team, led by Alberto Toffoletto,¬†has ‚Äėvery strong technical and strategic skills‚Äô and ‚Äėalways tries to find alternative solutions by adopting a pragmatic approach‚Äô. It successfully represented Erg Power in an arbitration against Cogest Consorzio Gestioni regarding the maintenance and renovation works to be performed on a plant in Sicily and is defending Telecom Italia in a follow-on antitrust damages action brought by Vodafone. The group also represents the EU Council before the EU courts regarding the tariffs imposed at EU borders on imports from various third countries. ‚ÄėExcellent strategic-thinker‚Äô Angelo Anglani¬†is also recommended. Michele Zucca¬†and Martino Andreoni¬†were promoted to equity partner in June 2018.

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EU and competition law
EU and competition law - ranked: tier 3

Nctm Studio Legale

The strength of Nctm Studio Legale‚Äôs team ‚Äėlies in its deep knowledge of the regulations and ability to apply it to practical cases, even those that are not explicitly taken into consideration by the rules‚Äô. Alberto Toffoletto¬†and¬†Luca Toffoletti, who¬†is ‚Äėused to approaching competition issues carefully and to avoiding unnecessary risks for his client‚Äô, are the key contacts in the practice. The group is particularly experienced in the telecoms sector, as shown by the various antitrust-related matters handled for longstanding client Telecom Italia. Other work includes advising Nuovo Trasporto Viaggiatori on the granting of state aid to Trenitalia for the provision of public interest services and the determination as to whether the sums paid are appropriate, and acting for Linde Medicale in an investigation initiated by the ICA concerning alleged concerted practice in the context of calls for tenders for medical services.

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Employment
Employment - ranked: tier 3

Nctm Studio Legale

Nctm Studio Legale‚Äôs ‚Äėcompetent and skilled‚Äô department includes practice head Michele Bignami¬†and newly promoted partner Francesca Pittau. Recent highlights include assisting the Maersk Group with a collective dismissal procedure and with the dismissal of two country managers, defending CAI - Alitalia against 700 claims brought by transferred employees following a company restructuring, and acting for the Auchan Group on setting up a corporate welfare plan and in negotiations with trade unions.

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Industry focus: Energy
Industry focus: Energy - ranked: tier 4

Nctm Studio Legale

Nctm Studio Legale is active in both energy transactions and regulatory matters. Its team's expertise includes negotiating and drafting energy performance contracts, operation and maintenance contracts and developing joint venture agreements. In addition, it handles project permitting.  Eugenio Siragusa and Giuliano Berruti are the names to note.

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Industry focus: Food
Industry focus: Food - ranked: tier 2

Nctm Studio Legale

The 'highly skilled and professional' team at Nctm Studio Legale is 'always available and accountable'. Core areas of focus include corporate (including M&A), commercial and regulatory matters. A group led by Bernard O’Connor advises Jackson Family Wines on licences for its Italian winery, and related property and employment issues. The team also advises Associated British Foods on regulatory and contractual issues concerning the Twinings business. Paolo Gallarati and Paolo Lazzarino are additional names to note.

Leading individuals

Bernard O’Connor - Nctm Studio Legale

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Industry focus: Healthcare and life sciences
Industry focus: Healthcare and life sciences - ranked: tier 3

Nctm Studio Legale

Nctm Studio Legale offers clients 'tailor-made support' with healthcare-related research and development contracts, public-private partnerships, corporate work (including M&A) and EU and competition matters.The group regularly advises the Italian subsidiary of a multinational pharmaceutical company on compliance and data protection issues. Paolo Gallarati, Lorena Possagno and  Francesca Bonino are names to note.

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Industry focus: TMT
Industry focus: TMT - ranked: tier 4

Nctm Studio Legale

The 'thorough and punctual' team at Nctm Studio Legale assisted Fujitsu Technology Solutions with outsourcing a strategic line of business for the on-site installation and maintenance of the company's products. Other clients include Experian Group, Acer Group and Soundreef. The group, which is led by Vittorio Noseda, includes Lorenzo Attolico, who 'takes a fresh approach to complex problems', and Carlo Grignani.

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Industry focus: luxury goods
Industry focus: luxury goods - ranked: tier 3

Nctm Studio Legale

The cross-practice group at Nctm Studio Legale handles both contentious and non-contentious work for its luxury goods clients, which include names such as LVMH and Gucci. Recent highlights include assisting American street-wear brand Supreme with a number of anti-counterfeiting judicial actions. Paolo Montironi is the head of the team. Pietro Zanoni and Michele Motta are also recommended.

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Intellectual property
Intellectual property - ranked: tier 2

Nctm Studio Legale

Intellectual Property: Copyright - ranked: tier 1

Nctm Studio Legale

Appreciated for its ‚Äėout-of-the-box, innovative approaches and solutions‚Äô, Nctm Studio Legale‚Äôs team is prominent in trade mark and copyright enforcement, protection and exploitation. ‚ÄėVery¬†experienced copyright lawyer‚Äô¬†Lorenzo Attolico¬†is representing fashion company Charlotte Olympia in an infringement action for damages brought against an Italian competitor found selling shoes and accessories infringing the client‚Äôs registered and unregistered design rights, trade mark rights and copyrights. Belmond UK engaged Paolo Lazzarino¬†to advise on the protection of the trade mark Cipriani Hotel in Venice.

Leading individuals

Paolo Lazzarino - Nctm Studio Legale

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Private equity
Private equity - ranked: tier 2

Nctm Studio Legale

Nctm Studio Legale 'understands the key dynamics of negotiations'. The practice has expertise across sectors including retail, automotive, food, fashion and luxury as well as design, financial services, TMT, pharmaceuticals and energy. Pietro Zanoni advised the Tadolini family, and other Megadyne minority shareholders, on the sale of Italy-based Megadyne Group and Netherlands-based Ammeraal Beltech to alternative asset management company and PE firm, Partners Group. M&A head Simone De Carli, Paolo Montironi, Matteo Trapani and Mario Giambò are also experienced practitioners.

Leading individuals

Paolo Montironi - Nctm Studio Legale

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Real estate and construction
Real estate and construction - ranked: tier 3

Nctm Studio Legale

Nctm Studio Legale¬†handles financing, acquisitions and disposals, fund formation and taxation matters as well as land use, planning and development, construction and leasing issues. In recent highlights, the ‚Äėcompetent and experienced‚Äô team assisted the European Investment Bank with the lease of its new headquarters in Rome, advised San Pellegrino on the development of its flagship factory in Milan and acted for a property trust on the purchase of a¬†45,000sqm¬†logistics asset. Practice head Luigi Croce¬†and Christian Mocellin¬†are key names. Rosemarie Serrato¬†joined from DLA Piper¬†in February 2018 and Alessandro Vespa¬†was made partner in April 2018.

Leading individuals

Luigi Croce - Nctm Studio Legale

Next generation lawyers

Alessandro Vespa - Nctm Studio Legale

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Restructuring and insolvency
Restructuring and insolvency - ranked: tier 4

Nctm Studio Legale

Nctm Studio Legale assists with both in-court and out-of-court restructurings; the practice stands out for its expertise in real estate fund-related restructuring. Fabio Marelli, senior partner Paolo Montironi and Guido Fauda are experienced advisers.

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Tax
Tax - ranked: tier 3

Nctm Studio Legale

Nctm Studio Legale works across a variety of practices, including tax litigation, tax advisory matters and the tax structuring of M&A and private equity deals. The practice acted for a German corporate group, which specialises in household appliances, in a complex transfer pricing case. Federico Trutalli heads the tax department, Piermauro Carabellese specialies in international tax, M&A tax structuring and tax litigation, and Guido Martinelli focuses on domestic tax predominantly involving corporate and commercial deals. Paolo Agnesi, Paolo Rampulla and Barbara Aloisi are also key practitioners.

Leading individuals

Federico Trutalli - Nctm Studio Legale

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