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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    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.

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      Milan: Second Edition of the "Dall'Idea all'Impresa" Initiative

      Milan/Sesto San Giovanni, 19 April 2012 - Zest (production and marketing of the freeairbaby system that cleans the air toddlers breathe in their strollers), Kook Sharing (a shared restaurant, without cooks, open 24 hours a day), Vis Virdis (production and sale of renewable energy) and Sorridere Insieme (a home-delivery service for food and consumer items on special): these are the four companies created thanks to the first edition of “Dall’Idea all’Impresa” (From Concept to Market), an initiative that again this year is supporting, with free services and floorspace, the setting up of five new innovative businesses by young entrepreneurs.

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        Lecce: Notaries Give a Helping Hand to the Victims of Usury

        On 14 January 2012 an agreement was signed between the Notarial Council of Lecce, the San Nicola e Santi Medici Foundation of Bari and the National Anti-Usury Consultative Body of Bari, establishing a collaborative effort to provide concrete assistance to citizens and businesses that are the victims of usury.

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          Bolzano: Informative Evenings Arranged Jointly by the Notarial Council and the Provincial Craftsmen's Association

          “How can I protect my private property from creditors? - Family trusts & management, sale and liquidation of companies” : this is the theme of a series of informative evenings organised by APA - Associazione Provinciale Artigianato (the Provincial Craftsmen's Association), which brings together about 8,000 trades and handicrafts businesses in the Province of Bolzano, in collaboration with the Notarial Council of Bolzano.

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            Mortgage Fraud: Three Italian Notaries in the Obama Administration's Task Force

            The task force set up by the White House to study the possibility of attributing legal force to digital identities is one of a number of efforts addressing the lack of advance checks which is typical of common law systems. This lack certainly contributed, by way of identity theft, to the sub-prime phenomenon and “robo-signing” (falsification of documents to obtain illicit foreclosures), to the real estate crash and the foreclosure-gate scandal.