Internationalization of companies
LGM Law Firm is deeply focused on the assistance to its clients for the internationalization process of their business.
Main aim of the Law Firm consists in advising and following through the client in the opening to new markets and countries, offering tax and legal assistance in all the steps of the internationalization, from the beginning to the final implementation.
The Firm operates directly or through leading correspondent foreign law firms, personally selected and tested, serving as single contact point for the client, to which it remains close, interpreting its needs, dealing with all Italian and foreign legal and tax aspects as a whole, ensuring the quality of the final result as well as the constant control of professional costs.
In the framework above, LGM Law Firm assists its clients in various stages of investment, particularly in the following areas:
- Investment Analysis
The Firm has extensive experience in the analysis of the proposed investment to determine the best entry strategy, assisting the company in obtaining, where necessary, permits/authorizations/licenses and identifying the best vehicle for investment.
Qualified professionals offer assistance in drafting and negotiating distribution, agency and supply contracts, and, more generally, the contracts necessary for the development of business strategies for expansion.
Specifically, starting any internationalization process, the Firm gives special attention to the first, preliminary steps, advising and assisting companies, with particular reference to SME, in all phases of their internationalisation process, including:
- preparation in Italy
- coordination or combination with other industrial partners
- relationships with institutional investors, access to loans, subsidies or public grants
- protection of intellectual property
- tax planning
- implementation abroad
- Indirect export (general terms and conditions of sale and purchase, Incoterms, letters of patronage and independent guarantees, letters of credit, transport, insurance policies, customs compliance, WTO)
- Direct export (temporary groups of companies and consortia, distribution, agency, franchising agreements, patent, trade mark, know-how licences)
- Foreign direct investment (representative offices, branches, wholly owned subsidiaries, common companies, corporate or contractual JV, secondment of personnel, international litigation, civil and commercial mediation, domestic or international arbitration proceedings)