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Side by side with start-ups to navigate through tax and legal challenges

Over the past years, Italy has developed favourable conditions for the development of a new business culture inclined towards innovation. With support measures in place to help start-ups growth, CMS Italy is well placed to give guidance and advice to achieve objectives.

These measures have led to the creation of a number of successful innovative start-ups involved in, amongst others, FinTech, On-line platforms and AI, which will soon seek for international expansion.

Our CMS team of specialist lawyers is proud to be a part of this flourishing ecosystem of start-ups in Italy.

The CMS Italian equIP team has in-depth knowledge of both disruptive and traditional sectors and helps start-ups navigate the often complex legal, tax and regulatory framework, as well as guiding your international expansion thanks to the unique International presence of CMS.

As a result of our active participation in a number of hubs, incubators and forums, the Italian equIP team is able to create links and facilitate introductions with investors where appropriate.

Start-ups which take part in CMS’ equIP programme are carefully selected and benefit from quality tax and legal advice, mentoring, training and networking opportunities, with unique access to the international market.

Our services for your start-up include:

  • Support with regards to fundraising and financing
  • Incorporation of the company
  • Corporate, tax and employment advice
  • Intellectual property advice, regarding all IP assets
  • Drafting terms and conditions
  • Data protection audits and consumer protection
  • Advice regarding service contracts and collaboration agreements
  • Advice regarding shareholding structures and share plans
  • Regulatory compliance

Use the form below to start the discusion with us.

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