We the Italians March 21, 2016 - 77 - Page 68

st # 77 MARCH 21 , 2016 read more about #Italian Good News ITALIAN GOOD NEWS: Living and Doing Business in Italy - part 3 By Italian Notariat The Guide entitled "Living and Doing Business in Italy" was created by the Italian Notariat to meet the needs of Italy's new economic scenarios and to inform foreign citizens about operations that in Italy by law require the intervention of a notary, who is a public official of the Italian Republic. To learn more, download the guide from www.notariato.it STARTING A BUSINESS IN ITALY In Italy, especially in recent years, it has become much easier and faster to start a business. This is made possible thanks to the simple, fast, consistent and effective procedures that can be completed by a notary acting as a “one-stop-shop”, providing all the checks dictated by law for the establishment of companies and then forwarding all necessary documentation to the Registrar of Companies online. Italy has recently made starting a business easier and quicker, both by reducing the minimum capital requirement and by streamlining the registration procedures. A corporation, which until 2000 required a time estimated at about 150 68 | WE THE ITALIANS www.wetheitalians.com