Krebel Law Firm assists Italian and foreign companies, in the sphere of foreign investment particularly in the fields of industry, tourism, construction, shipbuilding, transportation and logistics, trade, and real estate transactions. We are particularly focused on the area of the so-called “Mitteleuropa” and the Western Balkans (Slovenia, Croatia, Serbia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro, Macedonia, etc.).

We represent Italian companies that intend to expand their business beyond national borders with establishment in new markets through greenfield, brownfield direct investmentsestablishment of joint ventures, etc. We provide legal assistance in the establishment of companies and/or other legal forms abroad (representative offices, branches of directly owned and non-invested companies), including with local partners.

We assist the client in all stages of foreign investment, from the analysis of the business idea and business plan, to the identification of the target country, where the investment is to be made. At the preliminary stage, the characteristics of the foreign country, legal system and tax regime, government administration, investment duration, possible forms of financing, local infrastructure, urban development, labor, location of the settlement site, legal form of the enterprise, etc. are analyzed with respect to the investment project.

Following the establishment, we provide assistance at the stage of routine management of the enterprise abroad.

We also offer the same kind of advice to foreign companies that intend to start a business in Italiy, operating either through the establishment of new legal entities under Italian law, or through the opening of branches or representative offices.

We also assist private clients, both Italian and foreign, who intend to invest in real estate, both in Italy and abroad (in particular in Slovenia, Croatia and Serbia), from the early stages of negotiations (examination and evaluation of the property, including by expert appraisal, drafting of the offer, possible preliminary contract, management of urban planning practices, tax aspects, etc.) until the signing of the purchase and sale contract and registration of the property in the name of the buyer.

Krebel Law Firm works mainly between Italy and Central European countries and provides its services in Italian, English, Slovenian, Croatian, Serbian, Bosnian, and Montenegrin.