The Firm assists and advises individuals, businesses, partnerships and corporations, both Italian and foreign, on all fields of corporate and commercial law, providing assistance in favour of shareholders, partners, managers, directors and other corporate bodies.

The expertise of Professor Ruffolo and of its team of lawyers dedicated to corporate and commercial issues allows the Firm to grant a high-level assistance to corporations and their directors in the management of the day-to-day corporate life and governance matters and in dealing with extraordinary circumstances, such as restructuring or litigation. In particular, Professor Ruffolo has gained solid expertise in matters concerning cooperatives and consortiums, as well as multinational groups of companies, having been one of the first scholars in Italy to conduct studies in this field.

The Firm provides assistance in the establishment of companies, counseling the clients while choosing the form of company most suitable to the specific case and their business and the most appropriate form of governance, as well as in drafting articles of incorporation, bylaws of corporations, consortiums and associations, shareholder’s agreements and internal regulations. Furthermore, the practitioners of the Firm offer their counsel on corporate changes, also by taking part to shareholders’ assemblies and meetings of boards of directors. The Firm also regularly drafts minutes of corporate meetings, corporate resolutions and all other deed of corporate life.

The Firm assists and counsels in the management of a vast number of corporate disputes: from disputes amongst shareholders and partners or between shareholders and directors, both in the pre-litigation and litigation phases - including in arbitration - to litigation for liability of the directors and for challenging corporate resolutions.

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