How to set up a company? What type best suits your needs and goals? It is advisable to contact a notary early in the piece to plan for the smooth setting up and operation of a company. Read this section to learn more.

Real Estate

Buying a home is certainly one of the most important economic operations in a person's life and the notary by law protects both buyer and seller. Visit this section to find out what steps need to be taken before signing the contract so as to purchase the property in total safety.


Family and kinship; gifts and inheritance; how to protect oneself in the event of cohabitation or change the property regime of one's marriage. Learn everything you need to know here and find how a notary can help you.

News archive

Below is the archive of all national and local news.

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    Notariat: Criminal Justice Project Proposes Reforms on European Bankruptcies

    On Wednesday 13 June, at the Notarial Council of Rome's Auditorium, a convention took place on the subject: “Practical applications of national and EU laws regarding crimes linked to bankruptcy proceedings and the administration of assets confiscated from organised crime”, the second Italian seminar of the Italian Notarial Foundation's Criminal Justice Project, co-financed by the EU, for the European training of magistrates, notaries and lawyers on the criminal implications of business and corporate bankruptcies in Europe and the problems associated with sequestration and confiscation of Mafia assets in EU countries.

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      Europe's notaries pleased with the adoption of rules on cross-border successions

      Brussels, 7 June 2012 - Europe's notaries are pleased with the EU Council's adoption on 7 June 2012 of regulations covering jurisdiction, applicable law, recognition and execution of decisions and certified public deeds in matters of succession, as well as the creation of a European succession certificate.

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        Syracuse: Notaries Join the "Syracuse is Justice" Foundation

        On 28 May 2012, at the International Criminal Science Institute (ISISC) facility in Syracuse, a press conference was held to present the "Syracuse is Justice" Foundation, promoted by ISISC and the Chamber of Commerce of Syracuse with a view to improving the efficiency of the legal system and relations between the judicial system and the citizenry.

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          Como: the Notariat Becomes a Partner in the Amministratore di Sostegno (ADS) Project

          The Notarial Council of the United Districts of Como and Lecco has since February 2012 been a partner in the Amministratore di Sostegno (ADS or Special Needs Administrator) Project in Como (, which aims to support the deployment and consolidation of the institution of the Special Needs Administrator in the Province of Como.

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            Bergamo: Free Notarial Advice for Inmates Now Possible

            Bergamo, 28 May 2012 – The free consulting service on notarial matters that has been available to Bergamo's citizens since 2007 has now been extended to the inmates of the Casa Circondariale in Via Gleno.

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              Professional Day, the Notariat's Contribution

              On 1 March the "PROFESSIONAL DAY" was held: this was organised by CUP (Comitato unitario permanente degli Ordini e Collegi professionali, or Permanent Combined Committee of the Professional Orders), PAT (Professioni area tecnica or Technical Professions), ADEPP (Associazione delle Casse di previdenza dei professionisti, or Social Security Funds for the Professions) and other groups within the Orders, with video links to 140 locations throughout the country.