Commercial and Company Law
On the basis of our wide experience, we offer tailor-made solutions in relation to all aspects of Commercial and Corporate Law in respect to national and international transactions.
Our services include the setting up of new enterprises, the drafting of shareholders’ agreements, support in the implementation of all necessary corporate actions, the setting up of subsidiaries, branches and representation offices as well as the drafting and negotiation of a wide range of commercial agreements (e.g. distribution, franchise, outsourcing, supply, consultancy and planning agreements) and assistance in judicial proceedings.
We give advice and assistance in M&A transactions, purchase and lease of businesses, joint ventures, investment and funding agreements, and provide Clients with innovative solutions customized to their requirements.
Retail and Real-Estate Law
Using their wide experience, our professionals support commercial operators and investors in the Retail and Real-Estate sectors by providing complete and inter-disciplinary advice on the acquisition of properties and building complexes, the purchase of businesses or branches of business, the lease of commercial and productive properties and the development of the commercial distribution, in the high streets of the main city – centers and within commercial complexes – Retail parks, Outlet centers, Shopping malls, being an example.
Our constant presence and experience consolidated over many years have enabled us to develop a practical understanding of the specific features and dynamics of the market, also in terms of sector trends.
CDR Legal includes among its Clients various operators in the retail sector, such as renown international and national prêt-à-porter brands, companies active in the telecommunications and technological innovation sector, multi-brand chain stores and food retailers, facilitators, developers, investors and owners.
Over the years, we have developed the skills and knowledge to provide professional services intended to cover all aspects of Labour Law, Human Resources, industrial relations and commercial agency.
The activity is carried out mainly in favour of national and foreign companies, and assistance is given in the out-of-court phase as well as in the judicial phase. Our Team has considerable experience in business reorganizations and restructuring, labour law disputes, law of agency, drafting and negotiation of settlement agreements and contracts.
With a focused and multidisciplinary approach, we manage labour law aspects related to company or business branch mergers or transfers, both domestically and cross-border, and provide advice on the grading of staff hired in the Italian branches of international groups.
Intellectual Property – IT
With a comprehensive view of the Intellectual Property and IT dynamics, we offer to clients our considerable expertise and experience in the development, acquisition, protection and exploitation of rights on intangible assets (trademarks, domain names and other trade names, patents, designs, models, know-how, trade secrets and unfair competition) and in the protection of these rights and assets in the event of national and international disputes.
The activity of the firm includes the drafting and negotiation of transfer, licence, distribution, franchise, merchandising, sponsorship, advertising and technology transfer agreements according to the specific regulations of the relevant field.
Transport & Logistics
We offer our clients many years of experience in the rules relating to transport and logistics, by supporting companies, operators in this field and leading insurance companies.
We work with our customers to draft contracts and we provide opinions on issues relating to the internal, Community and international legislation, both generally and for specific cases; we also provide support in court proceedings and we represent our clients in disputes concerning logistics, single or combined transport and carrier’s liability.
We assist Italian and foreign clients in judicial procedures before ordinary judicial authorities and in arbitration proceedings, both at a domestic and international level.
Our consolidated experience and the deep knowledge of legal and procedural aspects, together with our cross-practice approach, enable us to provide our clients with multidisciplinary assistance, offering a qualified efficient support in all sectors of its activities, both in the out-of-court phase, using alternative instruments to settle disputes, and in the framework of judicial proceedings.
Privacy & Compliance
We provide professional services on personal data use and protection. In particular, we give support, on a continuous basis, to companies by providing complete privacy impact assessments, from the Privacy Law to the General Data Protection Regulation, by implementing their procedures for compliance.
CDR Legal gives support to companies in order to assess the risks of existing implementation procedures. The additional support of drafting all necessary and mandatory documents in respect of the administrative liability of companies pursuant to the Italian Legislative Decree 231/2001 is also provided.
Workshop and Events
Our core vision is to grow together with our customers and create solid and constructive relations. For us, this means not only working side by side with our customers, sharing their goals and projects, but also organizing meetings in order to integrate and share our respective experiences and skills.
It is in this context that we organize training and refresher courses, seminars and workshops targeted at the specific needs of our customers, with particular attention to new legislation and regulations as well as to the practices of the sector. They are dedicated not only to companies, but also to managers and directors, and held at our premises or directly at companies’ headquarters.