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INFORMATION


Pursuant to the provisions of the Italian Professional Law and the Italian Bar Rules, we would like to provide the visitors of our website www.rampflegal.eu (hereinafter the "Website") with the following information.

Exclusive owner of this Website is the Law Firm RAMPF§LEGAL / GV ASSOCIATI, with office in 00144 Rome (Italy), Viale Pasteur 66, T. +39 06 59 12 805, F. +39 06 59 12 805, E. info@rampflegal.it, PEC marcorampf@ordineavvocatiroma.org (hereinafter "RAMPF§LEGAL and GV ASSOCIATI"), represented by its Partner, Avv. RA Marco Rampf (hereinafter "Avv. RA Rampf") and Dott. Gianluca Ventola (hereinafter "Dott. Ventola").

Avv. RA Rampf is an Italian attorney at law (Avvocato) properly enrolled with the Roman Bar Association (Consiglio dell'Ordine degli Avvocati di Roma) starting from October 12, 2006 under member ID no. A34538. Avv. RA Rampf's (and so RAMPF§LEGAL's) VIES VAT no. is 07865501006. Starting from May 21, 2015, Avv. RA Rampf is also enrolled as a German attorney at law (Rechtsanwalt) - unbundled from the duty to open a Law Firm in Germany according to § 29a II BRAO (German Attorney Law) - with the Munich Bar Association (Rechtsanwaltskammer München) under member ID no. 42901 and domiciled in Munich (Germany) c/o RA Gregor Wenzel, with office in 80331 Munich (Germany), Sonnenstr. 9, Tel. +49 (0)89 290 817-0, Fax +49 (0)89 290 817-11, E-mail muc@btu-group.de.

Dott. Ventola is an Italian tax advisor (Dottore Commercialista) properly enrolled with the Roman Tax Advisor Association (Consiglio dell'Ordine dei Dottori Commercialisti ed Esperti Contabili di Roma) starting from April 18, 2011 under member ID no. AA010585. Dott. Ventola's (and so GV ASSOCIATI's) VIES VAT no. is 10659861008. Dott. Ventola is also enrolled with the Register of Chartered Accountants (Registro dei Revisori Legali) under member ID no. 163308 through Ministerial Decree (Decreto Ministeriale) dated June 14, 2011 (Gazzetta Ufficiale no. 50 dated June 24, 2011).

Informations concerning the professional insurance policy are reported under the link "Disclaimer" > "Insurance" of this Website. The address and telephone number of the Law Firm RAMPF§LEGAL / GV ASSOCIATI is displayed in the "Footer" and filed under the link "Contact" of this Website. Data and informations concerning each external and independent fiduciary professional of the Law Firm RAMPF§LEGAL / GV ASSOCIATI are filed under the personal Linkedin-page of each single professional.


WEBSITE


Please be informed that, by using this website (hereinafter the "Website"), you agree that you use this Website solely at your own risk. Our Firm and its partners, associates and employees (hereinafter collectively "RAMPF§LEGAL / GV ASSOCIATI") are not responsible for any kind of damages or costs or third parties‘ claims arising out of or in connection with any kind of use of the Website or of its contents.

Although we always carefully manage and update our Website, RAMPF§LEGAL / GV ASSOCIATI makes no representation or warranties of any kind with respect to the Website. In particular, RAMPF§LEGAL / GV ASSOCIATI does not represent or warrant that the Website will be available at any time or that the Website’s content is accurate, timely, updated or complete. RAMPF§LEGAL / GV ASSOCIATI expressively reserves the right to change or amend at any time the Website’s content and/or the terms and conditions applicable to your use of the Website. Such changes or amendments shall be immediately effective even without notice thereof. Any use of the Website after such changes or amendments shall be deemed to constitute your acceptance of such change or amendments.

The use of this Website and your possible submission of any information while using the Website will not create an attorney-client relationship between you and RAMPF§LEGAL / GV ASSOCIATI. The content of this Website is provided solely for information purposes: it is not intended as and does not constitute legal or fiscal advice of any kind. The information contained in this Website should not be relied upon or used instead of a personal consultation with legal, tax or other professional advisors of RAMPF§LEGAL / GV ASSOCIATI.

Possible links on this Website are intended solely as a convenience to you and the provision of any such link does not constitute an endorsement by RAMPF§LEGAL / GV ASSOCIATI of that site or its provider. RAMPF§LEGAL / GV ASSOCIATI makes no representation or warranties concerning the accuracy, availability of lawfulness of any linked site.

The license for the template of this Website has been duly purchased under www.themeforest.net (Envato Market Place). Pictures and images shown this Website are property of RAMPF§LEGAL / GV ASSOCIATI and truly represent the reality of facts. The download of any image or picture of this Website is prohibited.


INSURANCE


In his capacity of owner of the Law Firm RAMPF§LEGAL, on September 9, 2013, Avv. RA Marco Rampf has executed his professional insurance with Assicurazioni Generali S.p.A. (Italy) and on May 13, 2015, with R+V Allgemeine Versicherung AG (Germany). Hereinafter we report the most important informations about each of the two aforementioned professional insurance policies.

Italy: The professional insurance policy made with Generali Italia S.p.A. "Professionisti Avvocato" (No. 370760323, formerly No. 765827826) is valid as of September 9, 2013 and currently covers a professional liability up to a maximum insured amount of Euro 1.000.000,00 (one million Euro) per year.

Germany: The professional insurance policy "Vermögensschaden-Haftpflicht für Rechtsanwälte" (No. 200 84 343718993) is valid as of May 21, 2015 and made in compliance with § 51 BRAO (German Attorney Professional Law). The maximum insured amount for damages to third parties arising out of the professional activity is equal to 250.000 Euro (two-hundred and fifty-thousand Euro) for each case, with an annual maximum cap of 1.000.000,00 Euro (1 million Euro) according to § 51 IV BRAO (German Attorney Professional Law).

In his capacity of owner of the Tax Firm GV ASSOCIATI, Dott. Gianluca Ventola has executed his professional insurance with the Lloyd's Insurance Company. The professional insurance policy made with the Lloyd's Insurance Company (no. 10512844) is valid until November 28, 2019 and currently covers a professional liability up to a maximum insured amount of 250.000 Euro (two-hundred and fifty-thousand Euro).


PRIVACY (DATA PROTECTION)


This notice is rendered in accordance with art. 13 of the Regulation (EU) 2016/679 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 27 April 2016 on the protection of natural persons with regard to the processing of personal data and on the free movement of such data, and repealing Directive 95/46/EC, General Data Protection Regulation (hereinafter the “GDPR”) with reference to the personal data that the Law and Tax Firm RAMPF§LEGAL / GV ASSOCIATI collects from each data subject on the date of engagement by the latter.

Controller: The Controller is the Law and Tax Firm RAMPF§LEGAL / GV ASSOCIATI (hereinafter the "Controller"), represented by Mr. Marco Rampf and Mr. Gianluca Ventola (hereinafter jointly referred to as the "Advisors"), with office in 00144 Rome (RM), Viale Pasteur 66. The Advisors may be contacted at the certified e-mail address (PEC) marcorampf@ordineavvocatiroma.org. The Controller has appointed Mr. Marco Rampf and Mr. Gianluca Ventola as data protection officers (hereinafter the "DPO"). The DPO are located at the firm's office and may be contacted at the above mentioned certified e-mail address of the Advisors.

Purpose of the processing: The processing of the data subject's personal data is necessary for the duly performance of the court and out-of court professional advisory services to be rendered by the Advisors, their associates and their external and independent fiduciary professionals. The personal data of the data subject will be processed for the purpose of: a) performing the clients' tax and accounting duties; b) complying with any of the Advisors' duty provided by mandatory provisions of law. Personal data may be stored in analogical or digital archives (inclusive of mobile devices) and processed on a strict need-to-know basis for the purposes mentioned above.

Legal basis for the processing: The Controller lawfully processes the data subject's personal data (mainly those of directors and officers of the Advisors' corporate clients), to the extent the data processing: a) is necessary for the performance of the professional advisory services, a contract to which the data subject is a party or in order to take steps at the request of the data subject prior to entering a contract; b) is necessary for compliance with a legal obligation to which the Advisors, their associates and/or their external and independent fiduciary professionals are subject; c) is based on the data subject's explicit consent to the processing of his personal data for one or more specific purposes.

Consequences of failure to provide the personal data: Should the provision of personal data be a statutory or contractual requirement, or a requirement necessary to enter into a contract (e.g. for fiscal and accounting purposes), the failure to provide the personal data may avoid the valid conclusion of the relevant contract.

Data storage: The data subject's personal data shall be processed in compliance with the provisions above and stored by the Controller for a period equal to the duration of the professional advisory agreement and, after expiry or termination of the same, for a period equal to the Advisors', their associates' and/or their external and independent fiduciary professionals' duties of law to store and keep records of those personal data (e.g. for fiscal purposes).

Further data processing: The data subject's personal data may be further processed to: a) advisors and accountants or other attorneys providing ancillary professional advisory services to those mentioned above; b) banks or insurance companies providing services in connection with the Advisors' professional advisory services; c) entities processing the personal data for compliance with a specific legal obligation; d) judicial or administrative authorities in connection with their legal obligations.

Profiling and further data processing: The data subject's personal data are neither subject to further data processing nor to any automated decision-making, including profiling.

Rights of the data subject: The GDPR grants to the data subject the following rights vis-à-vis the Controller: a) to obtain access to his or her personal data and to any relevant information, to obtain the rectification of inaccurate personal data or to have incomplete personal data completed, to obtain erasure of personal data concerning him or her (should one of the grounds listed under art. 17, paragraph 1 of the GDPR occur and notwithstanding the exemptions under paragraph 3 of the same article), to obtain restriction of processing (where one of the situations under art. 18, paragraph 1 of the GDPR occurs); b) to obtain - in those cases in which the processing is based on consent or on a contract and such processing is carried out by automated means - his or her personal data in a structured, commonly used and machine-readable format and have the right to transmit those data to another controller (right to data portability); c) to object, on grounds relating to his or her particular situation, at any time to processing of personal data concerning him or her; d) to withdraw his or her consent at any time with reference to those processing based on the data subject's consent, is based on his or her particular situation and refers to general data (e.g. date and place of birth or of residence) or on particular data (e.g. data revealing racial or ethnic origin, political opinions, religious of philosophical beliefs, health and sex life or sexual orientation of the data subject) and provided the withdrawal of consent does not affect the lawfulness of processing based on consent before its withdrawal; e) notify a breach of a personal data protection to the supervisory authority (Autorità Garante per la protezione dei dati personali – www.garanteprivacy.it).

Cookies: This website http://www.rampflegal.eu (hereinafter the "Website") may use different types of cookies. More specifically, this Website uses session cookies, whose sole function is the transmission of the session identifying data required to guarantee efficient searching on the Website. Other types of cookies, or of similar technologies, may be employed from time to time in order to permit the use of the Website or of certain functions. Specific persistent cookies, which can be deleted at any time, may be used to track the language of the user’s computer system. No use shall be made of cookies for the acquisition and transmission of person identifying data, or of tracking cookies. In the case of session data and of those data strictly necessary in order for the Website to function, such data must be necessarily supplied and the users’ consent is not required. Failure to supply such data may result in the impossibility of connecting to the Website. For further information regarding the deletion and setting of cookies, users may consult the “Help” section of their own browser, or follow the specific instructions provided by said browser.

This information sheet about personal data protection has been filed on the basis of the GDPR (English version) and of the "Model Information Sheet" prepared by the Italian National Bar Association.


GENERAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS


1. Remuneration

The Remuneration agreed between the Client and the Firm does not include, if applicable, VAT due by law (22%) and the compulsory contribution to the Social Security Fund (4%) as well as potential costs, expenses and travel allowances anticipated by the Firm.

Billing is provided on a monthly basis and, in case an hourly rate Renumeration is agreed, to the bilingual invoice a detailed timesheet in the language required by the Client shall be attached, which contains a list of working hours and a detailed performance description of the specific professional.

The Firm is entitled to request advance payments at any time.

2. Right and obligations, limitation of liability

The Firm shall perform the Services agreed with the Client in accordance with well-established principles and the applicable general rules provided by the law and professional regulations. Firm's obligation is of means and not of result.

The representation of the Client before judicial bodies, arbitration or mediation, domestic or foreign, shall be agreed case by case and on the basis of a special power of attorney granted for this purpose. The Firm is required to proceed before those bodies only after having received a specific assignment in this regard and having expressly agreed.

The Client has the obligation to promptly deliver to the Firm, even without explicit request by the latter, all the necessary documentation for the proper performance of the Services required. The Client undertakes to promptly inform the Firm of all the circumstances, facts or back-ground relevant to the proper performance of Services. The parties agree and acknowledge that the proper performance of Services also depends on the accuracy and promptness of the information and documents made available to the Firm by the Client. Consequently, the Firm and/or its associates, cooperators and employees are exempt from any liability for failure or incorrect performance of the Services if false or laconic knowledge of the facts are due to the unspoken or omission of relevant information provided by the Client and/or employees or consultants of the latter to the Firm and/or its associates, cooperators and employees or if the relevant information is beyond the knowledge and ability to know of the Firm and/or its associates, cooperators and employees.

The Firm is committed to regularly inform the Client about the developments and events related to the Services and reports to the Client every time the latter request to do so.

In order to carry out the required Services, the Firm might rely on the collaboration with trusted cooperators and external professional consultants.

The Firm, its employees, cooperators and external consultants are bound by the attorney–client privilege on all circumstances relating to the business sensible information of the Client and related to the Services. The aforementioned advisor–client privilege also applies to the period subsequent to the termination of the advisory relationship relating to the Services. In case where the Firm was required to disclose the confidential information of the Client following the request by the court or other legal obligations, the Firm will promptly inform the Client to allow the latter to oppose to the disclosure of such confidential information or to give its consent to the disclosure of the same.

The disclosure to third parties of legal opinions rendered by the Firm and related to the Services (in particular legal and fiscal opinions, due diligence, schemes and models, drafts, models and calculation tables) is permitted only with the consent of the Firm and following the issue of a reliance letter. In all other cases, the disclosure of such documents to third parties is allowed only when third parties have previously released the Firm (expressly and in writing) from any liability for the same. The Firm assumes no liability with respect to legal opinions contained in provisional drafts and which have not been recognised as definitive and final versions. The transmission of such documents to third parties is prohibited without the prior written consent of the Firm.

The responsibility of the Firm is limited to the amount of its Remuneration and, in any case, to a maximum amount of Euro 250,000.00 (two-hundred and fifty-thousand/00) per claim per year, excluded cases of wilful misconduct or gross negligence.

3. Processing of personal data

The Firm is obliged to keep in its archives the personal data communicated by the Client for the purposes of the performance of the Services. The Firm declares that it has taken appropriate security measures to avoid any abuse of confidential information and documents.

The treatment of the personal information communicated by the Client to the Firm in connection with the Services or during the performance of the same, is governed by the provisions of the EU Data Protection Regulation (EU) 2016/679 (hereinafter the “GDPR”).

In carrying out the Services, the Client information may be communicated to trusted external cooperators and professional consultants to whom part of the Services is entrusted, in the name and on behalf of the Firm.

The employees and fiduciary professionals consultants of the Firm undertake to treat the personal information provided by the Client in accordance with the instructions received by the Firm as the owner and responsible of the personal information of the Client. The personal information of the Client cannot be communicated to third parties, except in cases where this has been expressly authorised by the Client.

The disclosure of such personal information is a material condition for the fulfilment of Services in accordance with the specific advisory agreement and the formalities required by law. The parties mutually recognise that the lack of or mistaken disclosure of the personal information for the performance of the Services will encumber and/or impede the performance of the same, without prejudice to the rights granted to the Client in accordance with art. 15-22 GDPR.

The responsible of the personal information treatment would be the Firm, with its office in 00144 Rome (Italy), Viale Pasteur 66.

The provisions of the Firm's "Privacy Policy" shall apply.

4. Representations and warranties in accordance with the Anti-Money-Laundering-Law

Pursuant to the Legislative Decree no. 231/2007 (hereinafter the "Anti-Money-Laundering Law"), the Client represents and warrants that the amounts it has used for the payment of the Remuneration to the Firm for the Services on the basis of the specific advisory agreement have a legitimate origin and are not the result of illegal activity, suspicious or otherwise in violation of any laws, including tax law, of the Italian State.

In relation to the requirements of the Anti-Money-Laundering Law the parties refer to the anti-money laundering form provided by the Firm to the Client and duly filled in and signed by the latter.

5. Applicable law and jurisdiction

The advisory agreement is governed by the laws of Italy.

The place of jurisdiction for disputes shall be Rome.


RECRUITING


Our Law Firm is permanently looking for new talents. We are pleased to invite young, dynamic and ambitious lawyers and accountants who like to work in an international environment for a personal interview. Please candidate at our firm's address mentioned in the footer of this web page or under the "Contact" link of this Website.

We will examine your resume with interest and possibly invite you to Rome for a personal presentation. Please consider that the hard- and soft-skills listed below are a minimum material condition to us:

- Good university final mark (Germany min. "vollbefriedigend"; Italy min. 100/110)
- Excellent knowledge of written and spoken Italian and German language (also technical language)
- English knowledge at business level
- Qualification as "Rechtsanwalt" in Germany and/or as "Avvocato" in Italy
- Qualification as „Steuerberater/WP“ in Germany and/or as „Commercialista/Revisore Legale“ in Italy
- Post-graduate Master (E.g. LL.M., MBA etc.) are welcome
- Open and honest relationship to other people
- Seriousness, cordiality and loyalty

We will be pleased to receive and to examine your resume!