Firm Profile > Tremonti Romagnoli Piccardi E Associati > Milan, Italy
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Tremonti Romagnoli Piccardi E Associati's tax specialisations include corporate and group taxation, M&A, group reorganisations, private equity, structured finance and debt restructuring, non-performing loans and real estate investments. Additional key areas include VAT, transfer pricing, and tax litigation and pre-litigation proceedings. The practice stands out for its focus on the tax consequences of cryptocurrencies. Lorenzo Piccardi plays crucial roles in high-profile deals; Cristiano Caumont Caimi specialises in tax litigation; Giancarlo Zoppini regularly defends cases before the Italian Supreme Court; and Marcello Valenti specialises in the tax law surrounding high-profile transactions. Also recommended are Antonio Vitali, who is 'competent, proactive, straightforward and professional', and Dario Romagnoli, who 'supports clients very well'.
‘The team has high technical skills and is great at problem solving.‘
‘It is praised for its availability and in-depth knowledge of the technical issues applied to clients’ realities.‘
‘The law firm is able to process large volumes of information quickly and formulate an effective strategy for each case that is assigned to the workload. Clients are left very satisfied with the services provided and they are strongly recommended.‘
‘The partners are very personable and easily able to gain the trust of the clients with whom they work.‘
‘The team is strongly committed, highly responsive and prepared in relation to Italy’s tax framework, and it is constantly involved in heavily complex tax projects.‘
‘Antonio Vitali is competent, proactive, straightforward and professional.’
‘Dario Romagnoli supports clients very well.‘
Amec Foster Wheeler Italiana
GE Italia Holding
Autostrade per l’Italia
Banca Popolare di Vicenza
Tremonti Romagnoli Piccardi E Associati > Firm Profile
The firm:Tremonti Romagnoli Piccardi E Associati was established in the early ’80s by Giulio Tremonti – the former Italian Minister of Economy and Finance – under the name Studio Tremonti e Associati. Since its inception, the firm has been growing steadily to reach its current size of approximately 50 professionals working between its Milan and Rome offices. For more than 30 years, the firm has been providing a full range of tax advice and related services to domestic and international clients on the main corporate, industrial and financial transactions carried out in the Italian market. Furthermore, the firm provides ongoing advice and assistance to clients during the course of tax audits, tax litigation and settlement proceedings with the Revenue Agency; defending clients in proceedings before the tax courts at all levels of jurisdiction, including the Supreme Court and the European Courts. Over the years, the Firm has established a network of high-profile law and tax firms in the main European and non-European jurisdictions. The international network allows the Firm to achieve the dual goal of being able to assist its clients, to the highest standards, in all the major global economic and financial markets, while simultaneously offering the best level of tax assistance in Italy to clients of the network who access the domestic market.
Areas of practice: M&A and capital markets: The firm assists clients in strategic tax planning and in carrying out a very diverse range of extraordinary transactions, from private equity and leveraged buy-outs, to reorganisations of both domestic and international groups.
Corporate and group taxation: The professionals provide strategic planning advice to corporate groups and assist clients in availing of tax incentives and cooperative compliance programs.
Taxation of financial instruments: The firm also advises banks, financial institutions and investment funds in relation to Italian and international financial transactions, handling the drafting and negotiation of multilateral financial agreements (including high yield bonds) and the drafting of legal opinions concerning structured finance, non-performing loans and capital market transactions.
International taxation: The firm advises its clients on the application of European regulations, double taxation conventions and Italian regulations.
Transfer Pricing: The dedicated Transfer Pricing team assists clients regarding the audit phase, extra-judicial and litigation proceedings, MAPs and arbitration procedures, unilateral and multilateral international ruling procedures and APAs.
Real Estate: The firm works with the main operators in the domestic and international real estate markets regarding acquisitions, leasings, financings, divestitures, sale-leasebacks and also provides tax advice concerning transactions concluded on regulated markets by means of closed real estate funds set up under Italian law.
Tax litigation and tax rulings: The firm is fully experienced in working with the Tax Authorities and in assisting clients during domestic and international tax litigation. The professionals specialise in matters related to direct taxes, VAT, registration tax, international taxation, transfer pricing and local taxes, assisting clients during the tax audit phase and throughout extra-judicial and all other types of pre-litigation procedures. The expert team of lawyers is skilled in providing assistance in litigation proceedings before the Tax Courts, the Supreme Court, and the European Courts. The team also assists clients in the filing of all types of requests with the Revenue Agency, including applications for international rulings and requests for new investments.
Taxation of individuals: The firm advises individuals on estate and inheritance tax planning and asset protection (e.g. corporate structures, family agreements, trusts, foundations, etc.). The firm also advises corporations and their executives on all aspects of planning and implementation of incentive plans, stock option plans and welfare aziendale, as well as qualified stock options.
VAT, indirect and local taxes: The firm provides assistance to clients in relation to VAT matters both in terms of standard business operations and in the most complex domestic and international transactions (e.g. by means of VAT grouping or consortium company structures within the banking sector). The firm’s professionals are also experienced in the areas of registration tax and other indirect taxes, providing consultancy in relation to the main recurring and non-recurring issues.