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Whether you are launching, operating, lending to or investing in a fund or an alternative indirect investment vehicle, you may need to overcome legal and tax issues which could arise from an Italian and/or a cross-border perspective. Our national team assists in all tax and legal aspects of fund structuring as well as day-to-day fund operations.

Our pan-European funds group advises across your key asset classes including private equity, real estate, energy & infrastructure, hedge, venture capital, debt and exchange traded funds. Our experience and varied client base enables us to advise on the commercial as well as the legal and tax aspects. The Italian team has a reputation for efficiency and providing commercial and pragmatic advice to reach successful deal conclusions quickly and on sensible budgets.

We recognize the fast-moving regulatory climate and aim to simplify the legal minefield with our expert funds know how. These developments -such as those affecting passporting and private placement regimes- allow you to keep pace with key market changes. Not only do you need tailored counseling for your business; an advisor must understand the funds working environment and our team can do this for you.

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07 May 2020
CMS AD­VISES CIT­IZENM, OP­ER­AT­OR OF THE SMART LUX­URY HOTEL, FOR ITS DE­BUT...
22 November 2019
CMS Ex­pert Guide to AIFM pass­port­ing
Are you look­ing for leg­al in­form­a­tion on AIFM pass­port­ing? This CMS Ex­pert Guide provides you with everything you need to know.
18 May 2020
Bank of Italy and Con­sob, Su­per­vis­ory Guidelines for Simple In­vest­ment...
On 30 April 2020, Con­sob and the Bank of Italy sub­mit­ted draft Su­per­vis­ory Guidelines for Simple In­vest­ment Com­pan­ies (So­ci­età di In­ves­t­i­mento Sem­plice or Simple In­vest­ment Com­pany ("SiS")) for pub­lic...
22 November 2019
CMS Ex­pert Guide to UCITS pass­port­ing
Are you look­ing for leg­al in­form­a­tion on UCITS pass­port­ing? This CMS Ex­pert Guide provides you with everything you need to know.
22 July 2019
Brexit news for fin­an­cial ser­vices firms - from 6 Ju­ly 2019 to 19 Ju­ly...
1.  HMT: LAUNCH FIN­AN­CIAL SER­VICES FU­TURE REG­U­LAT­ORY FRAME­WORK RE­VIEW HM Treas­ury has launched the first phase of the Fin­an­cial Ser­vices Fu­ture Reg­u­lat­ory Frame­work re­view. This phase will look at...
22 November 2019
CMS Ex­pert Guide to private place­ment rules and law
Are you look­ing for in­form­a­tion on private place­ment rules and law? This CMS Ex­pert Guide provides you with everything you need to know.
19 July 2019
Crowd­fund­ing: Not only equity but also debt in­stru­ments. Pro­pos­als for...
The 2019 budget law in­tro­duced cer­tain amend­ments to the spe­cif­ic Itali­an law on crowd­fund­ing (Crowd­fund­ing Reg­u­la­tion no. 18592/2013), in or­der to ex­tend the pro­vi­sions on crowd­fund­ing, bonds and debt...
29 March 2019
Brexit (Italy) Bank­ing activ­it­ies & in­vest­ment ser­vices car­ried out by...
On 25 March 2019, the Law De­cree no. 22 (the “De­cree”) on ur­gent meas­ures to guar­an­tee the con­tinu­ity of the mar­kets in case of no-deal Brexit ap­plic­able was pub­lished in the Itali­an Of­fi­cial Journ­al...