Ristuccia Tufarelli & Partners has many years of experience in the main branches of law as well as in particular areas such as securities markets law, public procurement, telecommunications and information technology, privacy and e-government processes.
In these sectors, the Firm mainly deals with: corporate disclosure, assistance to banks, Investment Firms (SIMs), asset management companies (SGRs), financial advisors in the field of securities brokerage, admission to listing, asset management, derivative products, establishment of collective investment schemes, administrative and judicial defence in the field of sanctions imposed by the supervisory authorities, actions for damages, contracts, supervisory and regulatory issues; disputes regarding lines of credit, guarantees, bankruptcies, bank contracts, credit instruments; debt restructuring operations; special credit operations; assistance in drawing up anti-money laundering and privacy procedures; leasing; factoring; securitization operations.
Our professionals acquired specialist skills in the following fields: drafting and negotiation of IT contracts (user licences, outsourcing, turnkey solutions, software development, service contracts); consultancy in the field of B2B and B2C e-commerce activities, with particular regard to compliance with consumer and personal data protection regulations, the security of company processes and procedures, as well as the procedures and forms required to carry out and launch online activities; implementation of innovative digitisation projects in the public and private sectors; issues related to ICT & IoT systems; institutional relations with the authorities responsible for managing e-government processes in the public and private sectors.
The Firm has gained a widely recognized experience in the field of public contracts regarding technological and high added value services, assisting companies both in the phase of the procedure and in the settlement of related disputes in court and arbitration. With particular reference to the economic activities supervised and subject to regulation, the Firm gained a particular and ten-year experience in proceedings before Independent Administrative Authorities (such as for example AGCM, AgCom, ANAC and AIFA). In addition to this, there is also particular expertise in digital technologies and in e-government processes, and in particular within the “dematerialization” of public administration processes.
In the field of commercial and corporate law, the Firm deals mainly with: company training, assistance to corporate bodies, M&A operations, assistance in the process of setting up start-ups, corporate secretarial activities, budget appeals, liability actions and other litigation practices, drafting of shareholders’ agreements, corporate accounting law, auditing and certification, takeover bids, corporate governance & compliance. The Firm also collaborates in the construction of organization and management models, including group models, pursuant to Legislative Decree no. 231/2001.
The Firm is engaged in the field of contracts regarding industrial property and know-how; consultancy and litigation on trademarks, patents, models and intellectual property rights; legal protection of software and copyright, with particular attention to the protection of distinctive signs and domain names on Internet.
In the judicial field, the Firm gained wide experience before the Court of Justice of the European Union, the Constitutional Court, the Court of Cassation, the Council of State and the courts of civil and administrative merit throughout the country. Information technology and the internal organization of the Firm also allow to efficiently manage litigation by providing each client with a report tailored to its operational processes, also concerning risk analysis and the management of transactions on serial judgments.
The Firm also provides assistance to its clients in arbitration and before conciliation bodies and alternative dispute resolution services, especially in the areas of financial markets, telecommunications law and public contracts.