The Firm regularly assists companies and groups of companies, both national and foreign, in the negotiation, analysis and drafting of contracts, including multilingual ones, concerning every aspect of the life of the business: from contracts with consumers and their relevant terms and conditions to national and international trade contracts (distribution, supply, agency, transportation, non-disclosure agreements, etc.), as well as specific tailormade contracts. The Firm has acquired specific expertise in the field of commercial distribution contracts, national and trans-national, supply and subcontracting agreements, license of know-how and transfers of patented technologies, franchising and agency.
In this field, the Firm provides assistance on a regular basis in favour of a wide number of businesses operating in a vast range of sectors: agri-food industries, high-tech, cosmetics, retail, healthcare, etc. The expertise of the practitioners of the Firm allows them to offer the clients integrated counsel and advice in contract matters, from counseling in the negotiation and drafting of contracts to assistance in subsequent related litigation.
The Firm provides assistance and legal support to national and foreign companies in the solution of issues related to import-export of goods, including dealing with all competent authorities, both Italian and foreign.
News and Insights
On May 27, 2022, Prof. Ugo Ruffolo will participate as a speaker to the International Conference on “Fake news and truthful information – An issue at the crossroad of freedom, liability and take-down powers of providers of online platforms”, organized by the University of Bologna.
On 13 May 2021, Prof. Ruffolo will participate as a speaker in the webinar dedicated to the topic “Business Law and New Technologies”, organized by the Luiss School of Law within the Research Center Blockchain, Artificial Intelligence, Digital Infrastructures and Life Sciences (BILL).
On 19 and 20 April 2021, it will be held the conference entitled “AI Anthology: Legal, Economic and Social Profiles of Artificial Intelligence”, organised by the CESIFIN Foundation Alberto Predieri, with the partnership of the Data Protection Authority.
By decision no. 1914 of January 28, 2021, the United Sections of the Supreme Court of Cassation have once again found that disputes between companies operating in the organic sector and the monitoring bodies authorized by the Ministry to issue the necessary certifications and to carry out the related control activities fall under the jurisdiction of the ordinary judge, and not the administrative one.
On September 21, 2020 Prof. Ruffolo will take part as a speaker at the webinar organized by UPA - Utenti Pubblicità Associati, titled “Per niente artificiale. A.I. e nuove frontiere per il business e la comunicazione”.