The XXV National Congress of the Italian Young Lawyers Association held at the Teatro Vittorio Emanuele in Messina from 17 to 19 October saw this year the participation of Sintesi Business Network in two workshops respectively on “Internationalization of Business in the New Global Context: Focus on Cyprus and on Cross-Border Extraordinary Transactions within the EU and Extra EU” and “Internationalization and Profession: The AIGA path”.
The agenda was particularly dense of interventions that after the introduction of Giuseppe Marino, International Company Lawyer and Secretary General of Sintesi Business Network, in the morning were opened by Giuseppe Mongiello, Chartered Accountant and Partner of Tonucci & Partners International Law Firm based in Rome which outlined an overall picture on “Internationalization of Business and International Corporate Law” focusing particularly on the multiple opportunities offered to young lawyers by the processes of business internationalization.
Following Giuseppe Marino as Secretary General of the Cypriot-Italian Business Association together with Costas Katsaros, Lawyer and Founder Partner of Emilianides Kastaros Law Firm based in Nicosia (CY), one of the most important firms in Cyprus, presented Cyprus as a fast developing country in the Center of the Mediterranean, focusing both on the economic sectors that offer the greatest opportunities in the country, including Energy, Shipping and Infrastructures, and also on the legal and tax system of the Island today more than ever attractive for investments and foreign settlements.
The morning session ended with the presentation of Marianna Carandente, Legal Advisor of Ortenzi Consulting Firm based in Rome who dealt with “Extraordinary Transborder Transactions in the EU and Extra EU”, who focused particularly on the crossborder mergers and on the effects of the same, deepening also the practical aspects of such operations as well as the most recent jurisprudence on the subject.
After the busy schedule of the morning, the work then continued in the afternoon, introduced and moderated by Valentina Billa, National Responsible of the Internationalization Department of AIGA, who in addition to presenting with the colleague of the Internationalization Department Francesco Memmi, the AIGA convention with ICE represented by Dott. Giovanni Mafodda from related Marketing and Coordination Office asked to the other speakers Giuseppe Salsarulo of the AIJA Executive Committee, Angela Bonacina, AIGA contact person in Frankfurt, Francesco Scalia, representative of the Italian Chamber of Commerce in Dubai, Giuseppe Marino, Founder Partner of Business Networking to tell and share their international experiences in various countries.
At the end of the workshops, ample space was given to networking and the questions to the individual speakers who saw the great interest in the manifold subjects.
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