The services

Accounting and financial consultancy

  • Preparing financial statements.
  • Preparing consolidated financial statements.
  • Transiting from national to international accounting standards (IAS-IFRS) and preparing consolidated financial statements on their basis.
  • Preparing reporting packages for groups of companies for periodic reports and the preparation of consolidated financial statements (in English and Italian).
  • Preparing periodic reports, also for companies with foreign parent companies.
  • Preparing budgets.
  • Company valuations either voluntary or mandatory (conferrals, transformations, withdrawal of shareholders), and the preparation of opinions on share exchange ratios for merger projects.
  • Company valuations for balance sheet purposes with special reference to IAS-IFRS: (i) applying or verifying impairment tests; (ii) purchase price allocation in compliance with IFRS 3.
  • Recognition of the economic benefits of intangible assets.
  • Technical consultancy in arbitration, legal procedures and litigation.
  • Royalty audit.
  • Accepting appointments on the board of statutory auditors and as independent auditors.
  • Accepting appointments on supervisory bodies pursuant to legislative decree 231/2001.
  • Preparing organisational models within the meaning of legislative decree 231/2001.
  • Analysis and evaluation of administrative procedures and the effectiveness of internal auditing systems.
  • Keeping the accounts “of group holdings” (keeping the Registro Unico Informatico).
  • Temporarily performing administrative, financial and auditing functions.
  • Certifying reorganisation plans pursuant to articles 67 and 182 bis of the bankruptcy law and of plans for ongoing composition with creditors or for winding up pursuant to articles 160 and seq. of the bankruptcy law.
  • Accepting appointments as court-appointed experts and ex-parte experts in economic litigation.
  • Accepting appointments as arbitrators in statutory or equitable arbitration procedures.

Consultancy for extraordinary finance operations

  •  Consultancy for financing, debt restructuring and treasury management.
  • Preparing turnaround plans pursuant to articles 67 and 182 bis of the Bankruptcy Law and plans for composition with creditors either for continuing operations or for winding-up pursuant to articles 160 and seq. of the bankruptcy law.
  • Due diligence operations for acquisitions, mergers or enlarged shareholding structures.
  • Preparing multi-year economic and financial plans, on either a voluntary or mandatory (mergers pursuant to article 2501 bis, admission to the stock market) basis.
  • Preparing prospectuses to sell shareholdings or business units, search for new shareholders, raise capital, and request financing or admission to stock exchanges.

Tax and corporate consulting in Italy and abroad

  • Feasibility studies and assistance for extraordinary finance operations such as acquisitions, mergers, de-mergers, transformations and the drafting of pertinent agreements.
  • Redefining relationships between shareholders of public companies.
  • Appraisal of situations pertaining to corporate successions and generational handovers.
  • Projects to reorganise companies and corporate groups operating in Italy and abroad.
  • Analysis of families’ asset holdings and the production of national and international tax plans.
  • Procedures for winding-up companies.
  • National and international tax strategies.
  • Assistance in critical phases of relations with the tax authorities in order to forestall disputes.
  • Handling individual national and international tax questions.
  • Preparing impartial opinions.
  • Helping in the preparation and transmission of tax returns (unified tax return, VAT returns, 770 form, etc.).
  • Assistance during tax inspections by the tax authorities.
  • Direct and indirect assistance in proceedings before tax tribunals (preparing appeals, briefs, requests to suspend tax levies/collections, participating in hearings, etc.).
  • Assistance in tax assessments including acquiescence and legal settlement.