Italy

Overview

Yingke inaugurates the cooperation with NCTM in the year 2015.

With more than 250 professionals, 61 partners and 5 offices in Milan, Rome, Brussels, London and Shanghai, Nctm is one of the leading independent Italian law firms in terms of dimensions, quantity and relevance of transactions followed.

The firm’s structure, strategy and development are all geared towards delivering the best possible services to its clients both domestic and international. This is implemented through a matrix organization that allows leveraging specific expertise either by practice or by industry.

Nctm stands out on the market and among the experts of law, as an innovator from many points of view. The Firm has accomplished many “first” legal and fiscal consulting and pioneering choices also in the field of technology, including the development of proprietary platforms for effective and secure management of shared practices with customers. Recently, Nctm was awarded as “Most innovative firm of the year: Italy” by IFLR – International Financial Law Review.

With solid relationships with prominent Chinese players, Nctm has a strong network in the country and works as a bridge for inbound and outbound investments between Italy and China.

Nctm’s Shanghai office is led by a fixed salary partner and the team covers the full spectrum expertise with a special focus on M&A.

Nctm’s China Desk’s professionals, based both in China and Italy, are recognized as key Italian people in China and some of them have had a stable presence in the country for the last 20 years. They are Italian and fluent in spoken and written Chinese, have a strong understanding of the Chinese culture, diplomacy, territory and business issues, and are recognized by the leading international legal directories, who have praised them for their skill in cross-border deals. Among them, Nctm can rely on Ambassador Attilio Massimo Iannucci, who was Ambassador of Italy in China from 2010 to 2012 and other professionals who have a deep knowledge of international Institutions.

Area of Expertise

  • Administrative & European Public Law
  • Antitrust & Competition Law
  • Banking & Finance Law
  • Capital Markets
  • Corporate & Commercial Law
  • Employment Law
  • Intellectual Property Law
  • Litigation & Arbitration
  • Mergers & Acquisitions, Private Equity
  • Privacy & IT Compliance
  • Real Estate Law
  • Restructuring & Turnaround
  • Tax Law
  • Art
  • Automotive, Rail, Aviation
  • China Desk
  • Energy
  • Entertainment
  • Environmental, Health and Safety (EHS)
  • Financial Institutions Group – FIG
  • Food & Drink
  • Health Care – Life Sciences
  • Insurance
  • International Desk
  • International Trade & Customs
  • Luxury & Fashion
  • Marine, Transport & Logistic
  • Non-profit
  • Real Estate
  • TMT – Telecommunications Media Technology

Key Experience

Nctm assistance includes:

  • Advice and assistance in M&A transactions
  • IP Consulting
  • Specialist, occasional or continuative contracts
  • Advice and assistance in the field of Employment Law
  • Judicial consultancy

Nctm’s recent experience includes:

  • Assistance on the setup of business practices of a major airline group in Italy, which included translation of all corporate documents in Chinese and guidance between the Italian and Chinese legal systems.
  • Assistance on all the legal aspects of the setup procedure for a new Italian subsidiary to be part of a major Chinese airline group.
  • Assistance on the sale of a leading international trailer services group to a major Chinese business group.
  • Continuous assistance to a major Chinese bank on all legal matters in the Italian law for their Italian branch.
  • Assistance to a world leading TMT company on the sale of their PRC manufacturing assets.
  • Assistance on IP profiles in China of a major Italian automotive brake systems manufacturer.