EXPANDING YOUR BUSINESS IN ITALY: Legal Aspects, Creativity and Strategy

28 Sep 2023
18:00 - 20:00
Free admission
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Italy is famous worldwide for its artistic heritage and its tradition of creativity and innovation. Being located in the heart of the Mediterranean, bridging Europe, Africa, and the Middle East, Italy is an ideal place for businesses looking to expand their distribution network and enhance their presence in the European and international markets.

It is important to note that the “beautiful country” is also one of the world’s major economies, offering a strong and diversified economy with sectors of excellence such as fashion, design, agri-food, and technology.

The event “Expanding Your Business in Italy” represents a unique opportunity for companies and professionals who wish to deepen their understanding of the Italian market and are considering expanding in that direction. The topics covered include setting up a company in Italy, regulations, compliance, and commercial law, taxation and finance, intellectual property, corporate culture, and labor aspects. By analyzing these issues, which are addressed by experienced local consultants, the event aims to provide participants with a foundational knowledge to tackle the challenges related to expanding their business internationally, starting with the Italian and European markets.


  • Management and Defense of Intellectual Property Rights in Italy
  • Setting up a Company in Italy: Legal Aspects, Formalities, and Timelines
  • Corporate Culture, Territorial Aspects, and Commercial Law
  • Taxation and Finance: Italian Tax System, Tax Incentives, and Reporting Requirements
  • Practical Application of Privacy (GDPR) and Corporate Liability in Italy


This unique event anwers to real questions. Participants have the opportunity to submit one or more questions during the registration process, which will be collected through an interactive form. During the event, professionals from Canella Camaiora Law Firm, as well as other speakers, will provide comprehensive answers to the most frequent and interesting questions, offering practical guidance for both businesses and industry professionals.


The event “Expanding Your Business in Italy” will be held as a live webinar on September 28th at 6:00 PM. The course is free, but spaces are limited, so reservation is required.

The event will take place through a Zoom meeting. You will receive instructions on how to participate upon confirmation of your registration. It is recommended to connect to the event at least 15 minutes before the start time to join the Zoom meeting calmly.


The interventions in this event are carried out by experienced professionals from prestigious law firms and business consulting firms rooted in the Italian territory. Their consolidated expertise in their respective fields and deep knowledge of the Italian market make these experts the ideal partners for successfully navigating the Italian business landscape.


Arlo Canella, lawyer at the Milan Bar, Court of Cassation lawyer, Partner, and Managing Director of Canella Camaiora Law Firm. According to a survey conducted by Il Sole 24 Ore-Statista, Canella Camaiora Law Firm has been recognized as one of the best Italian law firms in the field of intellectual property for four consecutive years – 2020, 2021, 2022, 2023.

Simona Calabrese, chartered accountant and auditor, tax consultant specialized in startups and innovative projects. After gaining significant experience in an international tax firm in Milan, Simona founded an independent firm specializing in supporting companies and startups in digital services and related innovative sectors. She actively collaborates with Canella Camaiora Law Firm.

Stefania Pezzini, lawyer with extensive experience in corporate, commercial, and real estate law. She leads the Real Estate department at the Italian firm Genesis, having gained solid experience in M&A at both national and international levels. As the author of numerous publications, she has distinguished herself for her expertise in handling complex operations and negotiating commercial contracts.

Dario Rizzi, Senior Advisor at SNG & Partners Law Firm, an international law boutique. He specializes in corporate and bankruptcy law, with extensive experience in extraordinary transactions, shareholder relationships, and executive roles in both public and private companies. He regularly collaborates in various international contexts, providing high-level advice in Italian, English, and other languages. He holds degrees in Economics and Law from the University of Bergamo.

Silvia Scardino is a senior lawyer specializing in corporate criminal law and corporate compliance, with a particular focus on Legislative Decree 231/2001 and Privacy. As the owner of an independent law firm based in Italy, she provides companies with legal counsel, addressing both criminal litigation and the implementation of corporate compliance. She has been a speaker at numerous conferences on corporate administrative liability and the European Regulation 679/2016 (GDPR).

The event will be moderated by Valentina Panizza, a highly experienced management consultant and co-founder of Proofy®, a project awarded the European Commission’s Excellence Seal. Valentina was selected by Gammadonna as one of the top 30 female entrepreneurs of the year in 2018.

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