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Italy’s attractiveness is one of the goals of Corporate income tax lower from 2017

Italy’s attractiveness is one of the goals of Corporate income tax lower from 2017

The new rate comes into effect from 1 January 2017, with the evident goal of reducing fiscal pressure – the reduction in the IRES corporate tax rate to 24%, from its current rate of 27.50% – and increasing Italy’s attractiveness, stimulating new investment plans that will become tangible from next […]

di × 22 settembre 2016 ×

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Why invest in Milan? The story of a French startupper

Italy is the country where most of my business takes place and, after having been working in Northern Italy and living between Umbria and Emilia-Romagna, I decided to base my startup Youspa in Milan. Being French and working in the beauty industry, I am always asked why I have chosen […]

di × 16 settembre 2016 ×

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What does Brexit mean for UK companies in Italy?

What does Brexit mean for UK companies in Italy?

A referendum was held on June 23, to decide whether the UK would leave or stay in the European Union. Leave won by 52% to 48%. Brexit is a reality. As a result, in the absence of precedent about the mechanism for leaving the EU (Article 50 of the Treaty […]

di × 7 settembre 2016 ×

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Reports show growing success for tourism industry in Lombardy

Reports show growing success for tourism industry in Lombardy

Lombardy is going to increase its appeal for foreign direct investments through the exploitation of the positive trend affecting its tourism industry. Labour costs, productivity, skills: when talking about FDIs you are surely used to spot these keywords, together with data about IP, clusters and so on. Tourism is usually […]

di × 2 settembre 2016 ×

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The right organization for the right business: from branch to representative office

The right organization for the right business: from branch to representative office

A foreign company which plans doing business in Lombardy, or Italy as well, most of the time faces the problem related to which would be the most suitable kind of entity to be set up, aiming to balance costs and benefits arising from a given choice. It often happens that […]

di × 25 agosto 2016 ×

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Beauty makes Lombardy more attractive. More than 50% of cosmetic  businesses are located in the region

Beauty makes Lombardy more attractive. More than 50% of cosmetic businesses are located in the region

If Italy is “the Great Beauty”, then Lombardy is the place where you find the maximum density of cosmetic businesses: Cosmetica Italia, the organization representing the Italian cosmetic industry system, declares that 51% of the national cosmetic businesses are concentrated in Lombardy, described as the heart of the Italian cosmetic […]

di × 29 luglio 2016 ×

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Relocating your Business?

Relocating your Business?

Globalization is changing the way companies structure their operations making more convenient locate the production and the R&D in different places. Each company in the process of cost controlling, has to know which kind of cost factors configuration present each country. The recently released report on “Relocating your Business” is addressed […]

di × 21 luglio 2016 ×

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Whistleblowing: transparency in the labour market for anti–corruption sistem

Sometimes Italy is connoted by a low level of transparency,  which indicates a high level of corruption; on a scale of 0 (highly corrupt) to 100 (very clean), according to Corruption Perceptions Index 2015 by Transparency International, Italy ranks #61 after Romania (#58), Oman (#60) and in the same position […]

di × 13 luglio 2016 ×

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Italy and Lombardy strategic business partners for East side countries

Italy and Lombardy strategic business partners for East side countries

Invest in Lombardy – Promos and the law firm Gianni, Origoni, Grippo, Cappelli & Partners (www.gop.it) on June 15 organized the “East Side Internationalization” conference in Milan. Seven have been the target countries discussed, for both outbound (from Italy to those countries) and inbound (from those countries to Italy) investments: China, […]

di × 8 luglio 2016 ×

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Is global english enough for global investors?

Is global english enough for global investors?

Invest in Lombardy is the ideal partner for foreign companies planning to start or expand a business in Lombardy, offering a free service, specialized and professional in every phase of the project. In a business transaction, it is essential to provide qualified expertise and establish positive communication with the companies […]

di × 7 luglio 2016 ×

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L’internazionalizzazione a Est

L’internazionalizzazione a Est

Sono sette i Paesi al centro del convegno organizzato a Milano da Invest in Lombardy – Promos e lo studio legale Gianni, Origoni, Grippo, Cappelli & Partners lo scorso 15 giugno: Cina, Corea, Emirati Arabi, India, Iran, Russia, Turchia. Un business che per la Lombardia vale oltre 31 miliardi all’anno, un settimo dell’intero commercio estero […]

di × 1 luglio 2016 ×

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Interim management practice

Interim management practice

Hiring the right people at the right time makes all the difference for a company during its investment process. The practice of Interim Management is an effective way for foreign companies to quickly establish themselves when investing abroad. Local Interim Management will be able to provide qualified expertise and establish positive communication with […]

di × 27 giugno 2016 ×

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BUILDING MANAGEMENT: MORE VALUE FOR YOUR BUILDING

BUILDING MANAGEMENT: MORE VALUE FOR YOUR BUILDING

The costs about the maintenance of a building are an important item for any kind of firm: recent analysis show that they can be quite relevant for many reasons and, above all, they come from an external field of interest for the company, not representing their “core business” activity. Building […]

di × 23 giugno 2016 ×

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L’internazionalizzazione “East side”: opportunità, incentivi e capitali per lo sviluppo delle imprese italiane

L’internazionalizzazione “East side”: opportunità, incentivi e capitali per lo sviluppo delle imprese italiane

Emirati Arabi Uniti, Iran, Cina, India, Russia, Turchia, Sud-Corea e investimenti esteri in Italia: 8 tavoli tematici, 7 Paesi, 7 economie “East Side”. Un business che per la Lombardia vale oltre 31 miliardi all’anno, un settimo dell’intero commercio estero regionale. E che “corre”: +5,1% nel 2015, una crescita maggiore rispetto […]

di × 14 giugno 2016 ×

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Life Sciences, training and specialist translations

Life Sciences, training and specialist translations

The BIO International Convention (BIO), held in San Francisco during the last week, is closing today. BIO attracts 15,000 biotechnology and pharma leaders for a week of networking to discover potential partnerships covering the wide spectrum of Life Sciences. Invest in Lombardy is present at BIO in order to meet […]

di × 9 giugno 2016 ×

Dati sulla Lombardia, Highlights

Lombardy: your ultimate investment place for biotech sector

Lombardy: your ultimate investment place for biotech sector

Lombardy is the primary Italian region in the field of Life Sciences and Chemical Sector. Today, the region ranks in the top position in European region for employment and locations in the chemical sector. It employs 9,200 pharmaceutical employees and operates 33 Research and Development centers and 90 Red Biotech companies. […]

di × 7 giugno 2016 ×

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How to succeed in your business in Italy

How to succeed in your business in Italy

INVEST IN LOMBARDY, in collaboration with NIBI – New International Business Institute, is launching an executive program, “Successful Italy”, addressed to foreign managers interested to learn more about doing business in Italy. Italy is the 3° largest national economy of the Eurozone and it is part of the EU single […]

di × 1 giugno 2016 ×

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Patent Box e credito d’imposta R&S: i nuovi risparmi per le PMI con proprietà intellettuale

Dopo la proroga temporanea del termine per l’integrazione della documentazione relativa al Patent Box, comunicata da parte dell’Agenzia delle Entrate, sono in molti che in questi giorni stanno inoltrando la documentazione integrativa richiesta con scadenza 30 Giugno. L’agevolazione fiscale che deriva dall’adozione del Patent Box si concretizza in un risparmio […]

di × 31 maggio 2016 ×

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Italy and Singapore relations: best practices and new opportunities in Lombardy

Italy and Singapore relations: best practices and new opportunities in Lombardy

On the sidelines of the official visit of President Tony Tan Keng Yam in Rome, a delegation of entrepreneurs will be received in Milan, during the event: “Italy and Singapore relations: best practices and new opportunities in Lombardy” organized and promoted by Confindustria Lombardia, Promos, Confindustria Monza e Brianza, Singapore […]

di × 26 maggio 2016 ×

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New opportunities for German investors based in Lombardy

Invest in Lombardy, in collaboration with the Deutsch-Italienische Handelskammer and DE INTERNATIONAL Italia, will organize a roundtable with German investors in Milan next May 26th. The focus will be on presenting investment opportunities and available incentives in Lombardy, as well as, key topics to German investors, such as Industry 4.0, […]

di × 23 maggio 2016 ×

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Latest foreign direct investment trends across the globe

Latest foreign direct investment trends across the globe

fDi Magazine, the Financial Times Ltd. division analysis on FDI investments, presented the Annual overview about Greenfield investments of the previous year. “Greenfield” is a form of foreign direct investment where a company starts a new business in a foreign country by constructing new operational facilities from the ground up. […]

di × 13 maggio 2016 ×

Dati sulla Lombardia, Highlights

Lombardy Region is the gateway to extraordinary real estate

Lombardy Region is the gateway to extraordinary real estate

2016 is an exceptional year for Real Estate investments in Europe following an expansion of 48 % of business in 2015, a trend set to continue this year. The attention of foreign investors for the Real Estate sector in Lombardy, and in particular the city of Milan, is growing strongly. […]

di × 4 maggio 2016 ×

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Major changes to the Italian Tax Legislation for transactions with tax havens

Major changes to the Italian Tax Legislation for transactions with tax havens

The Italian Government, by Art. 1 (clauses 142 to 144) of the 2016 Stability Law (turned into Law No. 208 of 28 December 2015, as published in the Official Gazette No. 302 on 30 December 2015), reviewed a number of tax rules to make the domestic tax system more attractive […]

di × 2 maggio 2016 ×

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The generational shift between increase in inheritance tax and investment research. The trust as a possible solution for the entrepreneur

About 80% of Italian businesses have family characteristics, in the sense that the control of the same is in the hands of one or more households. The European average is similar, if not slightly higher. What differentiates the Italian “family” company from that of other European countries is that in […]

di × 27 aprile 2016 ×

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Il passaggio generazionale tra aumento delle imposte di successione e ricerca di investimenti: quali soluzioni per le imprese?

Circa l’80% delle imprese Italiane ha carattere familiare, nel senso che il controllo delle stesse è in mano ad uno o più nuclei familiari. La media europea è simile, se non leggermente più elevata. Quello che differenzia l’impresa “familiare” italiana da quella di altri paesi europei è che in circa […]

di × 18 aprile 2016 ×

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GREEN ECONOMY: LOMBARDY, A EUROPEAN ENGINE

GREEN ECONOMY: LOMBARDY, A EUROPEAN ENGINE

Green technology in Italy has spread evenly throughout the boot, but located in the north of the country lies its strong point. The Lombardy region is first in green technology investments in Italy and leading the field by accounting for about one-fifth of the national total (19%). This amounts to […]

di × 1 aprile 2016 ×

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MIPIM 2016 – The International Real Estate Show

MIPIM 2016 – The International Real Estate Show

2016 is expected to be an exceptional year for real estate investments in Europe following an expansion of 48% of businesses in 2015, a trend set to continue this year. MIPIM is the primary real estate event for Western Europe: with over 21,000 participants from 89 countries, MIPIM, hosted in […]

di × 17 marzo 2016 ×

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Invest in Lombardy and Deloitte – Studio Tributario e Societario discussed: “The Stability law and fiscal reforms in Italy: which benefits for foreign investors?”

Law No. 208 of 28th December 2015 (the Stability Law for 2016) was published on 30th December 2015. The Italian Stability Law (“Legge di stabilità”, once also known as “Legge Finanziaria”) in other countries called “the budget”, usually drafts the main measures and provisions in terms of costs and revenues […]

di × 7 marzo 2016 ×

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Investimenti inbound in Europa: il ruolo dell’Italia nel radar del mercato

Invest in Lombardy e Orrick hanno presentato il report pubblicato da Mergermarket: “Inward bound. Inbound M&A into the EU” Lo scorso 16 febbraio Invest in Lombardy ha accolto Orrick e Mergermarket a Milano, presso Palazzo Affari ai Giureconsulti, per presentare in anteprima il report “Inward bound. Inbound M&A into the […]

di × 25 febbraio 2016 ×

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Logistic makes Lombardy more attractive for foreign investors

Logistic makes Lombardy more attractive for foreign investors

“Zalando apre un super magazzino in Lombardia” (Zalando opening a giant warehouse in Lombardy): news like this where frequent in the last years. DHL and TNT have been investing in the area next to Malpensa airport, expanding their businesses and showing interest and trust in the Lombardy mobility system. E-commerce, […]

di × 12 febbraio 2016 ×

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Partner Program 2016: diventa il partner privilegiato degli investitori esteri

Partner Program 2016: diventa il partner privilegiato degli investitori esteri

Diventare il punto di riferimento per l’attrazione degli investimenti in Lombardia, un benchmark anche a livello nazionale, significa essere in grado di fornire risposte rapide ed efficaci ai potenziali investitori: questo è possibile grazie ad un modello di business consolidato al proprio interno da Invest in Lombardy e al supporto […]

di × 4 febbraio 2016 ×

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Le riforme fiscali e la legge di stabilità: cosa cambia per chi investe e fa impresa oggi in Italia

Le riforme fiscali e la legge di stabilità: cosa cambia per chi investe e fa impresa oggi in Italia

Le riforme fiscali e la legge di stabilità: cosa cambia per chi investe oggi in Italia. L’Osservatorio di Invest in Lombardy Quali riforme rendono più “conveniente” investire in Italia? Siamo un paese più attrattivo? Cosa può incentivare l’attività d’impresa oggi in Italia grazie alle novità introdotte dalle riforme? Invest in […]

di × 27 gennaio 2016 ×

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The Lombardy Energy Cleantech Sector can drive more foreign investments

The Lombardy Energy Cleantech Sector can drive more foreign investments

Cleantech is a strong keyword for every investor, nowaday. The commonly accepted definition (given by Ron Pernick and Clint Wilder’s book “The Clean Revolution“) contains several concepts driving today the development of Lombardy and representing points of strength for the region in terms of attraction of foreign investments: “A broad […]

di × 11 gennaio 2016 ×

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Our 2015 in keywords

Our 2015 in keywords

2015 is nearly over, this last days are usually hectic and busy because of projects closing, deadline urging and the need to take a break becoming a priority. Even if it is only a (mainly western) conventional manner to calculate time and divide it into segments, the end of the […]

di × 23 dicembre 2015 ×

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Multinationals begin investing in Italy once again

Multinationals begin investing in Italy once again

A new post-crisis wind is beginning to blow: Italy is recovering its competitiveness and recouping its appeal on the global stage. Philip Morris International Inc, Volkswagen and Audi are just some of the multinationals which have decided to invest in Italy The new trend is backed up further by the […]

di × 17 dicembre 2015 ×

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Patent box in the land of knowledge

Patent box in the land of knowledge

During the Invest in Lombardy Days, Italy was defined as “the land of knowledge”. Considered one of the four “Engines of Europe”, Lombardy leads the way in innovation and R&D. This is a nice definition, but the attention comes immediately then to the consequence: knowledge, research, R&D aim to produce […]

di × 11 dicembre 2015 ×

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“Manufacture 4.0“

“Manufacture 4.0“

Research, innovation and technology, new tools for credit access, administrative and tax simplification, internationalization, integration of vocational training, research and craftsmanship. These are just some of the key points of a law entitled “Manufacture 4.0″ which was recently approved by the Lombardy Region, following the German model, in order to […]

di × 3 dicembre 2015 ×

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The Annual Report is out: startups and sectors more effective in attracting foreign investments

The Annual Report is out: startups and sectors more effective in attracting foreign investments

After a first introduction to our Annual Report, let’s go deeper into the analysis of a year of Invest in Lombardy. Which sectors were more effective in attracting investments in Lombardy? The Annual Report highlighted that from 2003 to 2014 more than 50% of new FDI projects took place in […]

di × 30 novembre 2015 ×

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Free Webinar: What foreign investors need to know about foreign direct investments in Italy?

Free Webinar: What foreign investors need to know about foreign direct investments in Italy?

Invest in Lombardy organizes the program “Doing Business in Italy”, four useful webinars with the purpose to explain and analyze some very important aspects of doing business in Italy. Each session will be a focus on specific topics, from the real estate sector in Italy, to the new patent box, […]

di × 16 novembre 2015 ×

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Invest in Lombardy: the Annual Report is out

Invest in Lombardy: the Annual Report is out

After the Invest in Lombardy Days, the ten-day event about the attraction of foreign investments traditionally held yearly in Milan, it is time to assess and have a look at a year of activities. The program of events, together with handouts and presentations, is published on our blog, we will […]

di × 9 novembre 2015 ×

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Invest in Lombardy Awards. Premiati i migliori investimenti esteri in Lombardia

Invest in Lombardy Awards. Premiati i migliori investimenti esteri in Lombardia

Cos’hanno in comune Alstom, IBM, Cargolux, Katara Hospitality, Pasabace, Serviceplan e Shineray? Aziende di dimensioni, settori e origini diverse, dalla Francia alla Cina, dal Qatar al Lussemburgo, hanno tutte creduto nel territorio lombardo e nelle sue potenzialità, testimoniando questa fiducia e consapevolezza con investimenti. Per questo, a Palazzo Lombardia, sono […]

di × 14 ottobre 2015 ×

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Sempre più integrazione nelle strategie di attrazione investimenti in Lombardia

Sempre più integrazione nelle strategie di attrazione investimenti in Lombardia

Ieri, 7 ottobre 2015, durante la conferenza stampa di presentazione degli Invest in Lombardy Days, è stato annunciato un importante accordo di collaborazione. Si tratta di un significativo passo avanti nella promozione dell’attrattività del territorio milanese e lombardo per gli investitori esteri. Con l’accordo, infatti, si aggregano e integrano azioni, […]

di × 8 ottobre 2015 ×

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Invest in Lombardy Days: a ten-day long event in Milan

Invest in Lombardy Days: a ten-day long event in Milan

October is traditionally the most hectic month in Milan: after the fashion shows just closed, the city runs to reach its goals before the end of the year, trying to cope with any type of event. Trade exhibitions, book presentations, talks, meetings and conventions are spread on the urban landscape. […]

di × 30 settembre 2015 ×

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Industrial biotech and bioeconomy: the fifth edition of the Italian forum to be hosted in Lombardy

Industrial biotech and bioeconomy: the fifth edition of the Italian forum to be hosted in Lombardy

Lombardy is one of the most developed European region, due to its position, the quality of universities, research centers and industrial clusters. Bioeconomy is part of the attractivity of Lombardy as a place where to invest and is one of the industries able to boost the economy. For these reasons […]

di × 18 settembre 2015 ×

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Webinar Invitation: “Jobs act: benefit, taxation, main terms and conditions”

Webinar Invitation: “Jobs act: benefit, taxation, main terms and conditions”

Invest in Lombardy will organize a free webinar in collaboration with the law firm De Luca & Partners, provides general information on legal issues of new employment law reform, to potential investor and business operators at 10.00 am (CET +1) or 4.00 pm (CET +1) on  Monday, September 21st. In this […]

di × 10 settembre 2015 ×