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Nctm Studio Legale

VIA AGNELLO 12, 20121 MILAN, ITALY
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Brussels, London, Milan, Rome, Shanghai

Italy

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

Nctm Studio Legale

Nctm Studio Legale focuses on public procurement, competition, infrastructures, subsidies, public utilities, agriculture, food and EU and public concessions. The practice advises Italian high-speed trains company NTV on matters related to the concession of carrying high-speed transport services on the high-speed railway infrastructure. Rome-based Giuliano Berruti is the key contact.

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

Nctm Studio Legale

Nctm Studio Legaleprovides the highest level of professionalism’ and handles the full array of corporate, commercial and M&A services. In high-profile bank rescue deals, Stefano Padovani advised Italy’s Economy and Finance Ministry, the Bank of Italy and liquidation commissioners on a transaction involving the sale of two distressed Venetian banks. Alberto Toffoletto is senior partner, Pietro Zanonigives clear advice’ and Matteo Trapani is ‘very experienced’. Other highly rated practitioners include Paolo Montironi, Simone De Carli, Raffaele Caldarone and Guido Fauda, along with Mario Giambò, Vittorio Noseda, Piero Corigliano and Sante Ricci.

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 focuses on compliance issues that include anti-bribery, environmental compliance, Decree 231 compliance, and organisational compliance procedures and has particularly extensive expertise in the life sciences and medical sectors. Raffaele Caldarone is an experienced adviser.

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Dispute resolution
Dispute resolution - ranked: tier 2

Nctm Studio Legale

The ‘excellent’ and sizeable Nctm Studio Legale regularly represents the EU Council before EU courts in proceedings concerning the defence of EU border tariffs on imports from various third countries. In other work, the practice represented an Italian holding company in an ICC Arbitration related to damages claims brought by a Chinese company following the sale and purchase agreement of an Italian subsidiary. Practice head Alberto Toffoletto is recommended.

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EU and competition
EU and competition - ranked: tier 3

Nctm Studio Legale

Nctm Studio Legale’s recent highlights include assisting Telecom Italia with follow-on damages actions initiated by competitors before the Civil Courts for the client’s alleged abuse of dominant position, and advising Electrolux before the ICA on an investigation concerning alleged unfair commercial practice. Practice head Luca Toffoletti and Alberto Toffoletto are recommended.

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Employment
Employment - ranked: tier 3

Nctm Studio Legale

Nctm Studio Legale gets a ‘high score’ for its ‘business-oriented approach’ and ‘industry knowledge’. Recent highlights include assisting Johnson & Johnson and Spanish gas and electricity company Gas Natural Fenosa with a number of employment and industrial relations matters. Nike and CAI-Alitalia are other notable clients. The ‘straight to the point, fast, effective and always credibleMichele Bignami is recommended.

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Intellectual property
Intellectual property - ranked: tier 2

Nctm Studio Legale

Intellectual property: Copyright - ranked: tier 1

Nctm Studio Legale

The ‘excellentNctm Studio Legale is renowned for its contentious and non-contentious trade marks and copyright work, which focuses on industries such as fashion, media and telecoms. The practice advised Gucci on copyright matters concerning the creation of the new fall and winter 2017 collection, and assists Sky International, which owns the Sky TV trademark portfolio in Italy, with the protection of its brands. Paolo Lazzarino is ‘a pleasure to work with’ and Lorenzo Attolico is also recommended.

Leading individuals

Paolo Lazzarino - Nctm Studio Legale

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Private equity
Private equity - ranked: tier 2

NCTM Studio Legale

NCTM Studio Legale assists private equity and venture capital houses with fund formation, new money and private equity investments, financings, IPOs and M&A deals as well as strategic partnerships and trade sale exits. Paolo Montironi and Pietro Zanoni, who ‘always protects his clients’, advised private equity firm L Catterton on its acquisition of Pinarello. The recommended advisers are Simone De Carli, Piero Corigliano, Matteo Trapani and Mario Giambò.

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’s areas of strength in the real estate sphere include financing, investment and taxation matters, fund formation, acquisitions and disposals, land use, and environmental, planning and development issues as well as construction and leasing. The practice advised Gazeley Italia on the sale of a portfolio of three logistics assets and two buildable lands in the north of Italy. Krause Holdings and AXA are other key clients. Luigi Croce and associate Alessandro Vespa are the names to note.

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 5

NCTM Studio Legale

NCTM Studio Legale is ‘able to find solutions’ and regularly handles high-profile and cross-border restructurings; the group is also noted for real estate fund-related restructurings. Fabio Marelli assisted Andreoli with an indebtedness restructuring scheme. Other noted practitioners include Paolo Montironi, Gian Carlo Sessa, Guido Fauda and Riccardo Papetti.

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Tax
Tax - ranked: tier 3

NCTM Studio Legale

NCTM Studio Legale has a ‘strong reputation’ for tax structuring, tax litigation matters, transfer pricing, and tax advice on M&A and private equity transactions. Paolo Agnesi acted for CAI - Compagnia Aerea Italiana in tax litigation. Federico Trutalli is ‘technically strong and sees the big picture’. Piermauro Carabellese, Paolo Rampulla, Barbara Aloisi and Guido Martinelli are also highly rated.

Leading individuals

Federico Trutalli - NCTM Studio Legale

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Italy: Banking and finance

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

Nctm Studio Legale

Nctm Studio Legale handles banking and financing transactions for private equity firms and prestigious global borrowers. Recent matters include advising Ambienta and Tattile on acquisition financing for the proposed acquisition of Chromanses. Eugenio Siragusa is ‘a very talented lawyer’. Stefano Padovani, Corrado Verna and Giovanni de’ Capitani di Vimercate are other names to note.

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

Nctm Studio Legale

Nctm Studio Legaleperforms work very diligently’ and is highly rated for its expertise in large banking and financing transactions, including Islamic financing and project finance. Notably, Stefano Padovani advised UniCredit on the re-financing of AGSM. Eugenio Siragusahandles both commercial and legal matters at the same high level’; Corrado Verna and Giovanni De’ Capitani di Vimercate are also experienced advisers.

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Italy: Capital markets

Debt
Capital markets: debt - ranked: tier 4

Nctm Studio Legale

Nctm Studio Legale frequently acts in significant bond issuances; the team is also noted for NPL transactions and securitisation. Lukas Plattner assisted AIM Italia-listed Enetronica with a mini-bond issue.

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Equity
Capital markets: equity - ranked: tier 4

Nctm Studio Legale

Nctm Studio Legale is highly regarded for AIM equity offerings and recently advised Unieuro as well as the selling shareholder on its IPO. Lukas Plattner and Alessandra Stabilini are the key advisers.

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Italy: Industry focus

Energy
Industry focus: energy - ranked: tier 3

Nctm Studio Legale

Nctm Studio Legale advised several Snam Group companies on general corporate and governance issues as well as on gas transportation regulatory matters. Italgas and Gruppo ERG Renew are other key clients. The ‘very talentedEugenio Siragusa is highly recommended.

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Food
Industry focus: food - ranked: tier 2

Nctm Studio Legale

Nctm Studio Legale focuses on trade, regulatory, finance, M&A, company law and general company advice and recently represented several producers of Hellim cheese from the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus before the European Commission and the ECJ regarding its exclusion from registering their products as a Protected Designation of Origin (PDO). Acqua Minerale San Benedetto and Fertilisers Europe are other notable clients. Bernard O’Connor and Paolo Lazzarino are recommended.

Leading individuals

Bernard O’Connor - Nctm Studio Legale

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

Nctm Studio Legale

Nctm Studio Legale has been advising global biopharmaceutical company Gilead on a number of corporate and healthcare compliance issues and assisted AstraZeneca with compliance and data protection matters related to the client’s core activities in Italy. Paolo Gallarati and Lorena Possagno are recommended.

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

Nctm Studio Legale

Nctm Studio Legale assisted leading consumer-focused private equity firm L Catterton with its acquisition of the iconic Italian brand of premium road bicycles, accessories and apparel Pinarello, and has been advising Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton on matters concerning shareholder relations and management. Paolo Montironi is the key contact.

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TMT
Industry focus: TMT - ranked: tier 3

Nctm Studio Legale

Nctm Studio Legale advises clients on a wide range of matters in the telecoms and ICT sectors, including construction, development, maintenance and operation of transmission networks, and provision of ICT products and services, as well as on mobility services and devices, and creation and development of e-commerce platforms. The practice provides ongoing assistance to Nokia on corporate and commercial matters with a specific focus on network operations. Deutsche Bank and Fujitsu are other key clients. Vittorio Noseda and Paolo Lazzarino are recommended.

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