Special court for foreign companies in Italy.

Nine specialized courts for disputes between Italian and foreign companies.

Special court for foreign companies in Italy.









Pursuant to Legislative Decree no. 168 of 27 June 2003, as recently amended by Law Decree no. 145 of 23 December 2013, some of disputes between Italian and foreign companies (with their headquarters abroad, even if they have a representative office in Italy) are under the jurisdiction of special courts, established to speed up the process and encourage investment in and from Italy.

There are nine specialized courts in Italy:
- The court of Bari for the districts of Bari, Lecce, Taranto and Potenza;
- The court of Cagliari for the districts of Cagliari and Sassari;
- The court of Catania for the districts of Caltanissetta, Catania, Catanzaro, Messina, Palermo and Reggio Calabria;
- The court of Genoa for the districts of Bologna and Genoa;
- The court of Milan for the districts of Brescia and Milan;
- The court of Naples for the districts of Campobasso, Naples and Salerno;
- The court of Rome for the districts of Ancona, Florence, L'Aquila, Perugia and Rome;
- The court of Turin for the district of Turin;
- The court of Venice for the districts of Trento, Bolzano, Trieste and Venice.

If you need more information or legal assistance in Italy, contact Lawyers in Rome

Please, see also:

Bankruptcy in Italy

Contract Law in Italy

Termination of the contract for non-performance and the notice to comply

Agency contract in Italy

Sponsorship contract in Italy

Distribution contract in Italy

Exclusivity clause in agency and distribution contracts in Italy

Non-compete clause in the distribution contract in Italy

English speaking lawyers in Italy

Italian lawyers for U.S. in Italy

Italian lawyers for Canadian in Italy

Italian lawyers for Australians in Italy

Italian Lawyers for Indian citizens and companies in Italy