STEFANO LINARES, Esq. Profile

Professional QualificationsLINARES LOGHI ingl

Admitted to the Bar of the State of New York

Notary public admitted in the State of New York

Admitted to the Bar of the Supreme Court of the United States, Washington D.C.

Admitted to the Italian Bar

Member of the American Bar Association

Member of the New York State Bar Association

Member of the Milan Bar Association”

Legal Counsel in “International Contract Law” at Unioncamere Lombardia 2011-2012

Legal Counsel in “International Contract Law and Intellectual Property Law” at Unioncamere Lombardia 2016-2017

 

 

Education

New York Institute of Finance, London, U.K.
Corporate Finance

Center for International Legal Studies, Salzburg (Austria)
Diploma in “International Practice” in recognition of the completion of professional training requirements at Borden, Ladner, Gervais LLP, Vancouver, Canada

European Law Students’ Association, Milan, Italy
Certificate of Attendance of the Seminar: US Contract Law

European Law Students’ Association, Milan, Italy
Certificate of Attendance of the Seminar: Business & Law

Fordham University, School of Law, New York, U.S.A.
Master degree in “International Business and Trade Law ”

Università Statale di Milano, Italy
Law Degree

Profile

Stefano Linares is the sole founder of the Firm. He has gained a remarkable experience in the fields of real estate, corporate law, commercial contracts and international business transactions, with an emphasis on representing foreign companies doing business in the United States and abroad.

He also offers legal advice to clients on immigration, employment law, FDA compliance, recognition and enforcement of foreign judgments in the United States, commercial litigation and intellectual property. He has been the legal counsel for several national and international organizations.

He is the author of numerous publications and lecturer in conferences and seminars on international contract law, corporate law, real estate and intellectual property law.

 

Pubblications  

30/06/2003
“The US Supreme Court and the punitive damages”, in Commercio Internazionale N.12

14/07/2003
“Punitive damages in the United States”, in Mercato Globale N.116

7/8/2003
“Puntive damages: the US Supreme Court puts an end on unreasonable damages awards”, in Italian-American Business, official magazine of the American Chamber of Commerce in Italy

15/11/2003
“USA: unreasonable and unconstitutional damages awards”, in Mercato Globale N.117

November 2003
“Doing business in the United States of America”.
Contributed to the draft of chapters 6,7,9 e 9 entitled “Overview of the law of the United States”,
U.S. contract law”, “Product liability” e “U.S. incentives and credits for foreign investments”, published by Il Sole 24 Ore

11/2003
“Doing business in the United States of America”.
Contributed to the draft of chapters 6,7,9 e 9 entitled “Overview of the law of the United States”,
U.S. contract law”, “Product liability” e “U.S. incentives and credits for foreign investments”, published by Il Sole 24 Ore

15/12/2003
“Updated rules on importing food into the United States of America”, in Mercato Globale N.120

12/2003
“Importing food into the United States will cost $1.200 a year”, Food, N.12

December 2003
“Importing food into the United States will cost $1.200 a year”, in Food, N.12

30/06/2004
“Registering a trademark in the United States of America”, in Commercio Internazionale, N.12

July 2004
“An overview of product liability law in the United States of America”, in Commercio Internazionale: I Casi, N.4

07/2004
“An overview of product liability law in the United States of America”, in Commercio Internazionale: I Casi, N.4

21/02/2005
“Laws governing sales representative agreements in the United States of America”, in Mercato Globale, N.133

2005
“Practical guide for Italian investors in the United States of America – 2005”, posted on the official website of the Consulate General of Italy in New York

2005
“The U.S. customs importing regulations”, www.i-italy.org

2005
“The U.S. legal system”, www.i-italy.org

2005
“Doing business in the United States of America”, international department of United Chambers of Lombardy

2005
“Liquor licenses in the United States”, www.i-italy.org

2005
“Bioterrorism Act ”, www.i-italy.org

13/10/2005
“How to register a trademark in the United States of America: part one”, in Newsmercati, N.2

03/11/2005
“How to register a trademark in the United States of America: part two”, in Newsmercati, N.3

17/11/2005
“Law governing sales representative agreements in the United States of America”, in Newsmercati, N.4

01/12/2005
“Law governing product liability in the United States of America”, in Newsmercati, N. 5

16/12/2005
“U.S. corporate tax law”, in Newsmercati, N. 6

2005
“Bankruptcy law in the United States of America”, www.i-italy.org

2005
“An overview of non immigrant U.S. visas”, www.i-italy.org

2006
“Looking to invest in the United States of America? Here’s some advice”, in èItalia for USA N.37/38

30/11/2006
“Distributing products in China”, in Commercio Internazionale N.18

December 2009
“Buying a house in New York”, in Capital N.4

12/2009
“Buying a house in New York”, on Capital N.4

27/09/2011
“Purchasing a house in New York: all you need to know”, www.solofinanza.it

07/11/2011
“Obtaining US permanent residence by purchasing a $500,000 house in the United States?The US Government is considering this option!” www.solofinanza.it

07/02/2012
“Investing in New York: guide to home buying process” www.immobiliaremagazine.it

January-March 2012
“Recognition and enforcement of foreign money judgments in the United States”, in Milan Bar Association Law Review

January-March 2012
“An overview of recognition and enforcement of foreign money judgments in the United States”, in Rivista del Diritto del Commercio Internazionale, N. 26.1

22/11/2012
Investing in the United States: is Delaware the right choice?”, in Newsmercati N. 145, www.newsmercati.com

07/02/2013
Selling goods in the United States ”, in Newsmercati N. 148, www.newsmercati.com

21/03/2013
Sales representative agreements in the United States”, in Newsmercati N. 151, www.newsmercati.com

18/04/2013
The correct approach to international commercial distribution of products”, in Newsmercati N.153, www.newsmercati.com

09/05/2013
Investing in Vietnam”, in Newsmercati N.154, www.newsmercati.com

06/06/2013
Laws governing sales represenative agreements in the State of New York and California”, in Newsmercati N.156

20/06/2013
Investing in South Africa”, in Newsmercati N.157

18/07/2013
Appointing a sales representative in Brazil”, N.159

14/11/2013
Investing in Malaysia”, N.164

19/12/2013
Investire in Turkey”, N.166

17/3/2014
“Manhattan: the real estate market close to the 2008 numbers”, in Il Sole 24 Ore

April/2014
“Manhattan: the real estate market sets new records in 2014”, on Osservatorio Immobiliare della Camera di Commercio di Milano

August/September, 2014
“Investing in Senegal”, in Fiscalità e Commercio Internazionale, Ipsoa, N. 8/9, 2014

Ottobre, 2014
“Investing in Morocco”, in Fiscalità e Commercio Internazionale, Ipsoa, N. 10, 2014

January, 2015
“Protecting your brand in China”, in Fiscalità e Commercio Internazionale, Ipsoa, N.1, 2015

5 February, 2015
Tassazione zero per dieci anni per le imprese, che investono nello Stato di New York, on www.diritto24.ilsole24ore.com

9 February, 2015
New York State launched the new Ten Years Zero Taxes program”, on www.diritto24.ilsole24ore.com

27 February, 2015
Investing in Pennsylvania, U.S.A.: what incentives to foreign companies?”, on www.diritto24.ilsole24ore.com

14 April, 2015
“Incentives to foreign companies investing in the State of Florida”, on www.diritto24.ilsole24ore.com

3 May, 2015
“What incentives to foreign companies interested in expanding their international presence to the State of New York”, in Trusts & Wealth Management Journal, N.3

July 2015
Purchasing a house in the United States of America: a closer look at the real estate market in the U.S.A.. First part”, in Immobili & proprietà, Ipsoa, N.7/2015

July 2015
Investing in Pennsylvania: what opportunities available to foreign companies?”, in Trusts & Wealth Management Journal, N.4

July 2015
Incentives to foreign companies investing in Florida”, in Trusts & Wealth Management Journal, N.4

October 2015
“An overview of the home buying process in the United States of America and in the city of New York, in particular”, Immobili & proprietà, Ipsoa, N.11/2015

 

 

Seminars

05/2003
Association of entrepreneurs in Monza & Brianza, Italy
“How to sell your products in the United States of America”

06/2003
Association of entrepreneurs in Monza & Brianza, Italy
“Overview of product liability law in the United States of America”

19/01/2004
EcoNomos, Economy and Environmental Law, Milan, Italy
“Bioterrorism Act”

10/06/2006
Varese Chamber of Commerce, Italy
“Legal assistance to Italian companies interested in selling and/or distributing their products in the USA”

11/07/2006
New York, U.S.A., in cooperation with The Consulate General of Italy in New York, The Italian Trade Commission in New York and The Italian-American Chamber of Commerce in New York for the 52nd Edition of the Fancy Food & Confection Show
“Access to and protection of Italian products and trademarks in the U.S. market”

23/05/2007
Ferrara Chamber of Commerce, Italy
“Specific legal assistance on the U.S. market”

24/09/2007
Varese Chamber of Commerce, Italy
“Distributing products in the United States of America” with emphasis on:

i) Sales representative and agency law in USA;
ii) Product distribution law of the United States of America;
iii) Exporting products into the United States of America and customs regulations;
iv) Establishing a subsidiary in the United States of America.

09/11/2017
Confindustria Alto Milanese, located in Legnano, in cooperation with the Chamber of Commerce Milan, MonzaBrianza and Lodi
“Sale of goods in the United States of America and its practical implications: sales contract, agency and distributoriship agreements. Setting up a company in the United States and relevant taxation”