OUR PRACTICE AREAS
Silvestri International prides itself in the reputation built over the years by its partners in assisting Italian individuals and entities in making a solid step in the US Market and in seeing them thriving thanks to an effective and practical counsel.
The firm guides its clients during the entire internationalization process of their businesses in Italy and USA in full compliance with both Italian and US regulations including company registration, company domiciliation and registered agent services with custody of the corporate books as well as drafting of all corporate documents such as the by-laws, operating agreements or shareholders’ agreements. In addition, thanks to its Italian partner FIDREV – Societa’ Fiduciaria e di Revisione, Silvestri International is also able to provide its clients with static fiduciary activity, trust as well as company registration and management in Italy.
Silvestri International recognizes the uncertainty typical of a foreign jurisdiction during the startup phase of a company. For this reason, the firm offers additional corporate services that shall facilitate said transition and relieve its clients from bureaucratic encumbrances so they can mainly focus on developing their business: said services include being appointed as a local officer or manager of a Florida entity and assistance in the opening and management of the company bank account under written instructions of the clients.
From opening a new business to setting up a trade, Silvestri International helps its clients through all the steps necessary to build a successful commercial activity in the USA and Italy. With proven experience in both jurisdictions, the firm aids its clientele during all phases of the start-up including negotiating of the commercial lease and drafting of employment, joint venture, partnerships, distribution, license, agency and franchising agreements.
Silvestri International ensures the continuance of its standards of excellence for all kinds of merger and acquisitions transactions.
From purchasing a small equity in an LLC or corporation, to the buyout of an entire business or merger of any size, Silvestri International expert hand guides its clients through all the steps necessary to achieve their objective: starting from the draft of a letter of intent and negotiation of a sale and purchase agreement, passing through due diligence to the closing.
Time is of the essence in real estate and nothing can be truer when dealing with cross border transactions. The firm dedicated real estate department is fully experienced in assisting first time purchasers as well as seasoned investors whether they are buying their dream home or making an investment such as a condo conversion or the development of an entire building either for residential or commercial use. Thanks to an established network of trustworthy developers and brokers, Silvestri International is able to assist entities and individuals in locating the best location and negotiating more favorable lease or purchase conditions for them to establish an operative office or opening a warehouse for their business.
Silvestri International daily assists its clientele in complex national and transnational litigation matters. The deep experience in Italian and international laws as well as the affiliation with prominent Florida law firms specializing in disputes related to commercial, corporate, real estate, family and estate law allows Silvestri International to guarantee the most effective and well planned strategy to achieve the best result possible in both jurisdictions.
Through its dedicated tax and accounting department in Italy, Silvestri International advises its clientele on tax planning and compliance with Italian tax regulations. When dealing with tax matters, prevention is the best defense. For this reason, the practice focuses on preventing actual disputes with the Italian Tax
authority through a strategic and comprehensive tax planning. The Italian office of Silvestri International can also provide tax and accounting services to those entities interested in expanding in the Italian market. The firm also supervises tax and accounting services provided to its clients by trustworthy Florida CPAs and accountants whenever a coordination and a compliance with the Italian law is necessary.
Silvestri International has built connections with primary immigration law firms in Florida to assure that its clients are safely guided and assisted during the complex process of obtaining a proper visa or permanent residency while moving to the United States.