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The Firm

The Firm ALTEREGAL has both French and Italian business lawyers and meets the legal needs of companies active in national and international markets, especially between Italy and France.

 

ALTEREGAL lawyers provide a tailored assistance focused on the specific needs of each client with high standard quality, speed of execution and focus on the practical solutions.

ALTEREGAL combines the essential legal knowledge with a deep know-how acquired over time throughout fist-class experiences in the business environment.

Clients

The founding partners of ALTEREGAL have a 20 years experience focused on the assistance and legal advice in favour of international industrial, commercial and service companies, operating in Italy and France and at cross-border level.

 

ALTEREGAL advises its clients in the phases of creation, development and restructuring of their international activities, by offering a unique practical and theoretical knowledge in the field of corporate, commercial and employment law issues and operations.

 

The Firm’s clients are primarily corporate groups and companies operating at a national and international level in the following industries:

Engineering and metallurgy industries

Chemical ans Pharmaceutical industries

Food industry

Manufacturing industry

Construction and structural engineering industry

Rail, air and road transports

ICT – Media and Communication

Fashion

Retail and distribution

Practices

Corporate law and M&A

  • negotiation and drafting of agreements concerning the transfer of shares, business or part of business
  • due diligence
  • letters of intent, joint ventures, shareholders’ agreements
  • incorporation of companies and Corporate law formalities
  • company restructuring
  • white collar crime law and corporate administrative liability
  • corporate compliance, Privacy and General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)
  • intra-group agreements (cash management, transfer price, tax consolidations)

Trade agreements

  • agency contracts
  • selective distribution, exclusive licence, franchising
  • commercial lease (boutiques, shopping malls, industrial facilities)
  • sales agreements, general sales conditions, services contracts

Labour law

  • establishment, management and termination of employment contracts
  • business restructuring and/or reorganisation
  • collective redundancies, business transfer
  • assistance in negotiation with employees representative bodies
  • corporate collective bargaining process
  • staff secondment (national and international)
  • labour law assistance related to M&A operations, including due diligence
  • labour law assistance related to outsourcing contracts
  • drafting of disciplinary codes, policies and internal regulations
  • drafting of non-compete and non-disclosure agreements, stability pacts etc.

Works and Service Contracts

  • negotiation and conclusion of works and service contracts and subcontracting
  • temporary joint ventures
  • procedures of direct payment
  • contracts amendment in ongoing business
  • assistance in the fulfilment of the obligations and in the acceptance of the performances

Litigation and arbitration

  • civil and commercial proceedings before the Italian and French judicial Authorities,
  • institutional and ad hoc, national and international arbitration
  • application of international private law domestic and European, conflicts of law and of jurisdiction,
  • recognition and enforcement of foreign judgements and arbitration awards foreign or international, in Italy and France

Insolvency law

  • statement of claims, action of claw back and restitution,
  • debt restructuring agreements and arrangement with creditors
  • cross-border insolvency procedures (CE Reg. 848/2015)
  • advisory in goods and assets acquisitions in the context of insolvency procedures

International debt collection

  • cease and desist letters, payment judicial order
  • interim protective measures and enforcement of claims in Italy and France
  • judicial procedures of debt collection

The Team

The team exclusively has professionals with international professional experience and education.

 

 

Maximilien Gaslini

Partner
Attorney at the Paris Bar
Attorney at the Milan Bar
m.gaslini@alteregal.eu
it.linkedin.com/in/maximilien-gaslini

 

Lawyer Maximilien Gaslini has a dual nationality both Italian and French. He was admitted to the Paris bar in 2000 and to the Milan bar in 2003. For twenty years he has been advising Italian companies in their projects and business in France.

 

He mainly practices in the field of corporate law and restructuring, extraordinary operations, employment law, trade agreements and he took part in several operations related to industrial groups in France and Europe.

 

He developed a global expertise which allows him to offer his clients a comprehensive view of the most complex operations, ensuring at the same time the best process of the small details.

 

Maximilien Gaslini had a long going collaboration relationship with the Faculty of Law, University of Milan, for the planning and the running of the legal French lectures. He is also a lecturer for corporate French law at NIBI- New International Business Institute (Promos – Chamber of Trade of Milan).

 

He often conducts seminars in the field of and international corporate and employment law and he’s been granted of the Finance Monthly prize ‘Deal Maker of the Year’ for the operations of M&A carried out in 2017.

 

He practices in French, Italian and English.

 

Alberto Rodi

Partner
Attorney at the Milan Bar
Attorney at the Paris Bar
a.rodi@alteregal.eu
it.linkedin.com/in/alberto-rodi

 

Lawyer Alberto Rodi was admitted to the Milan Bar in 2003 and to the Paris Bar in 2006 (at first at the Lion Bar and, since 2012, at the Paris Bar). He has an specialization certificate granted by the Fench Conseil National des Barreaux in international and European Union law and he is entitled to practice before the Italian Supreme Court and before the Higher Courts.

 

He mainly practices in the field of litigation, arbitration and international agreements related to the relationships between Italy and France for companies and corporate groups from both countries. He usually deals with a broad range of issues arising from conflict of laws and jurisdictions, managed and resolved by applying the provisions established under the international conventions, the EU regulations and the domestic laws.

 

As insolvency practitioner formally appointed by several Italian bankruptcy courts, he attends the secondary insolvency proceedings opened in France.

 

Since 2007 Alberto Rodi cooperates with the Faculty of Law, University of Milan, for the planning and the running of the legal French lectures. He is also a member of the Gruppo Europa of the Observatory of Civil Justice of the Court of Milan and of the S.i.s.co. (Italian Company if the Insolvency Studies), taking part in numerous conferences as expert of French an EU insolvency law.

 

He practices in French, Italian and English.

 

Vanessa Carnino

Partner
Attorney at the Turin Bar
Attorney at the Paris Bar
v.carnino@alteregal.eu
it.linkedin.com/in/vanessa-carnino

 

Lawyer Vanessa Carnino, holder of a dual nationality both French and Italian, is in charge of the Turin office. She was admitted to the Turin Bar in 2007 and at the Paris Bar in 2012.

 

She practices in the field of civil, commercial and corporate law, especially for what concerns the international relations between Italy and France.

 

Furthermore, she works in the field of international agreements and of commercial and civil litigation before the Italian and French jurisdictions in occasion of proceedings often implying issues concerning conflicts of laws and jurisdiction.

 

She is a member of the Interntional Affairs Commission of the Bar Association of Turin and of the Lawyers Association Piemonte Savoia.

 

She practices in French and Italian.

 

Iacopo Aliverti Piuri

Partner
Attorney at the Milan Bar
i.alivertipiuri@alteregal.eu
it.linkedin.com/in/iacopo-alivertipiuri

 

Iacopo Aliverti Piuri is member of the Milan Bar since 2006.

 

He is specialized in labour and social security law. He operates in this sector since more than 15 years assisting Italian and multinational group companies as well as individuals, mostly top managers or executives.

 

He provides labour law assistance to his clients in all the italian employment issues related to day by day management of the employment, consultancy and agency relationships, from their beggining to their termination.

 

He also assists his clients in all the italian employment issues connected to companies’ restructuring and reorganization, with particular focus on individual and collective dismissals and transfers of business or part of it.

 

He also assists his clients in the italian labour proceedings before the Italian Labour Courts.

 

He is member of the labour lawyers’ association (AGI).

 

He speacks and works in Italian, French and English.

 

Angelica Bonazzi

Partner
Attorney at the Milan Bar
a.bonazzi@alteregal.eu
it.linkedin.com/in/angelica-bonazzi

 

Lawyer Angelica Bonazzi was admitted to the Milan Bar in 2016. She graduated cum laude at the Faculty of Law of the University of Milan in 2012 with a graduate labour law thesis entitled “Collective redundancy in Italian and French law”.

 

She collaborated with the Labour Law Institute of the University of Milan and in 2012 she received the Giuseppe Caro Prize for undergraduate thesis on the human resources culture granted by the ISPER Foundation.

 

Angelica Bonazzi developed a remarkable experience in the field of employment law by performing several due diligences in the field of acquisition operations of French companies by Italian companies, dealing with risk assessment connected to the individual and collective employment law, assisting clients in their relationships with employees representative bodies during the negotiation of collective company agreements and coordinating several reorganizations of French companies.

 

She advises Italian companies having subsidiaries and branches in France or having employees in France in ordinary and extraordinary management of the employment relationships both in their collective and individual aspects.

 

She practices in French, Italian and English.

 

Laura Regazzoni

Attorney at the Milan Bar
l.regazzoni@alteregal.eu
it.linkedin.com/in/laura-regazzoni

 

 

Laura Regazzoni was admitted to the Milan Bar in 2014. She graduated with honour at the Faculty of Law of the University of Milan in 2011. She enhanced her experience at the Employment Law Firm Toffoletto De Luca Tamajo in Milan before beginning her collaboration with the firm in 2013.

She mainly practices in the field of collective and individual labour law and international labour mobility for especially for Italian groups that detach or employ employees in France.

She practices in Italian, French and English.

 

Nathalie Häfele

Attorney at the Milan Bar
n.hafele@alteregal.eu

 

 

Lawyer Nathalie Häfele, having a dual nationality both Italian and Belgian, was admitted at the Milan Bar in 2017.

 

She graduated with honour from the Law Faculty of the University of Milan in 2011 and she took a the Master in Diplomacy at the Institute for the Studies of International Politics (ISPI) in Milan in 2012.

 

She practices in French and Italian law, especially for what concerns civil and commercial litigation, insurance law, financial investment products (life-insurance) at a national and European level, incorporation of companies and Company law procedures, trade agreements and international agreements, international insolvency law.

 

She practices in French, Italian, English and German.

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Elena Calzari

Trainee lawyer
e.calzari@alteregal.eu

 

 

Elena Calzari is a trainee and she is practices primarily in the field of corporate, intragroup relations and commercial law, focusing on extraordinary operations.

She graduated with honour at the Faculty of Law of the University Luigi Bocconi in 2017, with an graduate thesis in Italian and French law entitled “Corporate criminal proceedings: A comparative analysis”. The Corporate Major granted her a detailed and wide-ranging knowledge of corporate economic and tax subject matters. Furthermore, she attended University of Strathclyde in United Kingdom where she studied international corporate law.

She works in Italian, French and English.

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Giulio Mirulla

Trainee lawyer
g.mirulla@alteregal.eu

 

 

Giulio Mirulla is a trainee lawyer and he is practices primarily in the field of litigation, corporate and commercial law.

 

He graduated with honour at the Faculty of Law of the University of Milan in 2017. In 2016 he attended a research programme at University of Strasbourg for the drafting of his thesis entitled “The participation of the company to the criminal proceedings in Italy and France”. In 2015 he attended the University of Montpellier within the context of the the Erasmus project.

 

He practices in Italia, French and English.

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Paolo Della Noce

Attorney at the Milan Bar
p.dellanoce@alteregal.eu

 

Lawyer Paolo Della Noce was admitted to the Milan Bar in 2009. He collaborates with the Firm in the field of corporate criminal law, either in relation to legal assistance in proceedings involving Italian and foreign companies or board members, and to the extrajudicial advisory in corporate criminal law, tax, insolvency, environmental and communication law, medical and professional liability, workplace health and safety and food hygiene and safety, corporate administrative liability.

 

He practices in Italian and English.

 

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Roberta Menchini

Attorney at the Milan Bar
r.menchini@alteregal.eu

 

Roberta Menchini was admitted to the Milan bar in 2009. She graduated with honour in Business Law at the University of Milan, with an undergraduate experimental thesis in the field of comparative taxation entitled “the harmonisation of corporate taxation in the European Union”; she performed activity research in France in collaboration with the University of Milan; she wrote several articles for legal publications on comparative analysis of professionals operating in the legal field in France and Italy.

She collaborates with the Firm as counsel in the fields of tax law, real estate (with focus on urban and cadastral matters), corporate and inheritance law, with particular reference to international inheritance and its legal and tax implications.

She works in Italian and French.

Institutional activities

The founding partners permanently cooperate with several industry associations, chambers of trade and professional associations in the field of consultancy related legal aspects and the processes of internationalisation of the companies.

 

Since 2007, the founding partners cooperate with the Faculty of Law of the University of Milan as lecturers of Legal French and with the Chamber of Trade of Milan – New International Business Institute (NIBI) in relation to the French corporate law.

 

The members of the Firm often intervene in conferences and seminars at industrial associations, chambers of trade and Universities on matters concerning foreign and EU law in relation to enterprises. Hereafter a list of the most recent conferences:

Maximilien Gaslini’s conferences and seminars

Contracts in France, Assolombarda, 2017

Selling in France, Industrials Union of Parma, 2017

Retail Business in France: corporate and tax law, Confimprese, 2017

The employees secondment in France, Confindustria (Udine, Modena, Reggio Emilia, Alessandria), 2017

Club Country France, Assolombarda, dal 2016

Business strategies and opportunities in France, New International Business Institute, 2016

Acquisition of a company entered into an arrangement with creditors in France, Confindustria Firenze, 2016, Confindustria Napoli, 2015

Overview of contractual instruments and opportunities for business in France, Confindustria Trento, 2014

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Alberto Rodi’s conferences

Mediation and Alternative Dispute Resolution in Italy and in Europe, Bar Association of Milan– Observatory of Civil Justice of the Court of Milan, 2017

The European payment order: practical cases, Bar Association of Milan, 2017

The new European Regulation on the insolvency procedures, S.I.S.C.O. Italian Society of Insolvency Studies, 2016

Compensation for individual detriment in France, Scuola Superiore della Magistratura –Ordine degli Avvocati di Milano – UIA Union Internationale des Avocats, 2015

EC Regulation 1346/2000 and insolvency procedures in France, S.I.S.C.O. 2014

Adaptation and securing of agency contracts in the European Union, Chamber of Trade and Industry of Lyon, 2007