Foreigners starting a business in the U.S. (and often also American business owners) wonder whether they can be called to answer for their company’s debts and liabilities. It is useful to understand that this can happen and it is even … Read More
From July 11-15, 2016, the 14th Round of negotiations for the transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) between the US and the EU took place in Brussels. The Report is now available. This Round saw about 30 textual exchanges containing proposals … Read More
Since 2010 a majority of the US jurisdictions passed or tried to pass bills that to a different degree prohibit courts from applying sharia or more general foreign law if the latter has the effect to deprive the citizens of the … Read More
by Francesca Giannoni-Crystal & Allyson Haynes Stuart I.Introduction The Internet-of-Things (IoT) (or internet-of-everything as it is often interchangeably called) is officially “the next big thing.” The growing proliferation of connected devices has far-reaching implications for consumer privacy and security at … Read More
With a piece of legislation of last November (D.M. 11.12.2015, Official Journal n. 291/2014), the official interest rate indicated in Article 1284 Italian Civil Code has been lowered from 0.5% (as it was in 2015) to 0.2% a year. The … Read More
This is Part Four of four blogs discussing which American jurisdiction is the best to form a legal entity?). In these four blogs I discuss several factors that you might consider when you choose where to form a business (read … Read More
We give here some additional insights on the choice of the jurisdiction where to form your entity. In Part One (here in Italian), we have seen how the choice of jurisdiction is important because it triggers the application of that … Read More
After having decided that forming a new entity (as opposed for example to buying an existing business) is the best solution to do business in the US, a businessman is confronted with the decision of where (i.e., in which jurisdiction) … Read More
Material for program Martial Arts Ethics: Offensive and Defensive Techniques. I would like to share my speaker’s material for the program “Martial Arts Ethics: Offensive and Defensive Techniques” (April 29, 2015 ABA SIL Spring Meeting 2015 in Washington). The material … Read More
A Milan court held that in a share transfer agreement, a transferor is only liable for contingent liabilities arising after the closing, if transferor guaranteed the equity value or acted fraudulently. The agreement of transfer of shares of a SRL … Read More
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