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Corporate Law and Mergers & Acquisitions

SAPG has gained significant experience in its representation of companies in matters related to M&A, leveraged buyouts, joint ventures, venture capital transactions, sales and leases of company businesses and much more. Said activities were conducted while performing the necessary due diligence and drafting and negotiating related contracts.

The Firm counsels and assists its clients with, inter alia, the incorporation process, drafting of bylaws, operating agreements, stock-purchase agreements and employment contracts. Furthermore, the firm manages the Client’s legal and contractual requirements.

Moreover, SAPG counsels clients on the strategies necessary to achieve their commercial and financial objectives. When necessary, we advise our clients on the best restructuring and reorganization strategies for a business even in times of crisis and competition.

The Firm assists US and foreign clients in establishing their presence locally as well as internationally.

Contract Law

SAPG assists Clients with contract analysis, drafting, negotiations and stipulation of business contracts (real estate, pharmaceutical industry, publishing, fashion, fuels, tourism, nautical, credit and financing, e-commerce, etc.).

Within these fields, the firm acquires a complete knowledge of the company’s specific activities, related risks, specific corporate procedures and operational processes as well as the company’s overall economic and fiscal goals.

This procedure is implemented even when dealing with cross-border Clients and relationships.

Real Estate

SAPG has extensive skill and experience in Real Estate development. We guide our clients through complex vendor agreements, provide counseling on proposals and work with developers to ensure a maximum return on investment.

Our Real Estate practice also assists individuals in buying or selling their properties. We protect our clients’ interests by negotiating, analyzing, and drafting sale and purchase agreements. After the contract phase, we guide our clients through the closing process to complete the transaction.

When dealing with Real Estate transactions, our firm provides clients with consultancy and complete assistance with the examination of land registry (title search), mortgages and liens, zoning and an the overall analysis of the financial structure as well as related negotiations.

SAPG assists international clients in acquiring of properties in New York, Miami and Italy for business investments as well as personal use.

International Business Law

SAPG has developed a considerable International Business practice that enables clients to operate across international borders.

The Firm assists clients in negotiating and drafting international contracts for goods and services across multiple industries. As part of our international practice, we facilitate communications and establish relationships with industry-specific professionals in a variety of jurisdictions.

SAPG supports US, Italian, Indian, and Russian companies in opening foreign offices and managing cross-border business ventures.

Labor and Employment Law

SAPG guides our clients through the expansion of their business by providing legal support for the hiring of employees. The firm advises clients on whether to hire personnel as employees or independent contractors.

SAPG attorneys then draft the appropriate agreement taking into consideration immigration issues and furthering your business goals.

Once your business begins to grow, it is imperative to have an employee handbook outlining your policies, procedures, and disciplinary actions. We ensure that your employees receive a comprehensive and enforceable handbook that complies with all local and federal rules and is tailored to your business.

SAPG has extensive experience in representing clients in employment litigation and arbitration proceedings.

The Firm has also successfully represented clients in judicial and arbitration proceedings, as well as in administrative and trade union conciliations.

Administrative Law

The lawyers of SAPG have gained an exceptional capacity to represent clients seeking to challenge or defend government regulation or to bring about appropriate regulatory action.

Our attorneys have acquired significant experience in relation to the activities of public local authorities and of public authorities acting as companies, public contracts (bids for public works, services/supplies, project financing, etc.), town planning issues (General Town Planning Schemes, Spot Zoning, environmental protection), building-related issues (authorizations and sanctions), expropriation procedures and public employment-related matters.

Asset Protection and Trusts

SAPG offers legal advice in the structuring and engineering of the legal instruments of protecting your assets.

In particular, in compliance with national and international tax law, SAPG performs a thorough analysis of clients’ asset portfolio by assessing short and long term risks, and then, identify the best solutions for allocating and protecting your assets.

SAPG has the knowledge and experience in trust and estate planning that allows its professionals to operate on a global scale.

Today, trusts play a significant role in most common law and civil law systems, and the recognition from the OECD tax authorities has made the trust the most effective tool of segregation, asset protection, estate planning and generational transfer of businesses

Litigation and Arbitration

SAPG offers judicial assistance in relation to all its areas of practice, being duly skilled in each area.

The Firm also advises and represents clients in local and international arbitration proceedings, including the ICC as well as Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) procedures.

Taxation Law

SAPG assists clients on any taxation law’s aspects in relation to corporate, M&A and Real Estate’s transactions in Italy.

SAPG team possesses expertise in tax law and regulations’ compliance, on a domestic as well as international level, and advises clients with regards to their relations with fiscal authorities, at every phase of fiscal proceedings, for instance requesting advisory opinions/rulings on domestic or international tax matters, tax audits, handling pre-litigation settlements or potential litigation proceedings before the competent Tax Commissions or the Tax Section of the Italian Supreme Court.

Our office has also developed specialized knowledge in assisting private clients and family office in connection with a variety of relevant fiscal matters, with particular consideration to wills and estate law’s implications.

Healthcare & Pharmacy Law

SAPG assists clients in the healthcare and pharmacy space. Assisting physicians and pharmacists establish their practice, working with administrative agencies, building comprehensive compliance programs, and performing the requisite legal work for practice mergers and acquisitions.
SAPG provides representation in all facets of healthcare and pharmacy law representing physicians in professional license defense, and Medicare/Medicaid overpayment audits. SAPG has attorneys fluent in English, Italian, Russian, and Hindi.

Immigration Law

U.S. Companies are increasingly bringing talented foreign national executives, managers, and professionals to the United States while foreign companies have an increasing need to expand their business into U.S. markets.

SAPG represents corporate clients in all phases of the hiring and transfer of foreign nationals – executives, managers, professionals, investors, and performing artists – to the U.S. We also represent individuals, who because of their extraordinary ability in their fields or because of their substantial investments in the United States, do not require corporate sponsorship to immigrate.

We counsel our clients about the best short- and long-term visa strategies for their specific needs. We advise them on a wide range of business immigration matters, including H-1B specialty occupation matters, treaty investor visas, intracompany transferee status, and other types of nonimmigrant and permanent residence strategies. We also advise on the retention or relinquishments of permanent residence status, and on naturalization and loss of nationality matters. We proved advice related to the immigration-related aspects of corporate restructurings, such as mergers and acquisitions, due diligence reviews, divestitures, and other related matters.