Giuliano Iannaccone is a highly experienced and resourceful legal counselor, author and industry spokesperson who represents large multinational companies, emerging businesses
Giuliano also co-chairs the firm’s renowned Italy Practice, providing Italian clients with legal advice and services in both English and Italian, and also guides U.S. companies interested in doing business in Italy. He has helped many non-U.S. clients and their U.S. subsidiaries successfully establish and expand their operations in the United States.
Giuliano is proactive, results-driven and intensely client-focused, ensuring that their needs are met and that matters are staffed as efficiently and effectively as possible. Giuliano thrives in high-pressure situations and is able to step into highly complex matters at any stage. His clients value his ability to manage multiple matters with complicated moving parts, and the confidence and sense of calm he brings to the resolution of their issues. As a native Italian, Giuliano literally speaks the language of many of his international clients and understands their culture. Together with his extensive business experience, these qualities enable him to quickly and seamlessly enter a legal situation and represent his clients in a manner that is outcome-focused, reflects their values and honors their brands. Giuliano enjoys what he does, and his clients can feel it.
Giuliano has represented clients in industries spanning luxury, fashion, footwear, lingerie and legwear, beauty and cosmetics, furniture and lighting, houseware, art, jewelry, toys, sporting goods, hi-fi, architecture and design, photography, public relations, food and beverage, wine and spirits, hospitality, publishing, e-commerce, logistics services and technology, real estate and construction, alternative energy, industrial machinery, equipment and tools, and not-for-profit.
Leading media outlets such as Reuters, Forbes, Women’s Wear Daily, among others, often turn to Giuliano for analysis on a range of issues that are making headlines, particularly in the retail and luxury goods sectors. He is the co-author of Stati Uniti d'America: Diritto e Fiscalità d'Impresa (United States of America: Business Law and Taxation)
International and Retail Practice Groups chair and Italy Practice co-chair Giuliano Iannaccone and Associate Federica Rigato represented acclaimed wine producer Masi Agricola in the negotiation of a distribution agreement with Santa Margherita USA.
Giuliano Iannaccone, chair of the International and Retail Groups and Rich Schoenstein, Litigation partner and podcast host, discuss The Concession Model in Department Stores on the latest episode of Law Brief. Giuliano and Rich talk about how retail brands and department stores are utilizing a concession model to attract shoppers, the benefits for both the brands and the stores entering into concession agreements and the legal challenges associated with such a model.
Thirty-two lawyers from Tarter Krinsky & Drogin have been named to the 2019 New York Super Lawyers and Rising Stars lists, a rise in Tarter Krinsky & Drogin attorneys awarded as top lawyers in New York. The annual Super Lawyers list recognizes the top five percent of lawyers in New York for their professional achievements. Lawyers are selected through a process that includes independent research, peer nominations and peer evaluations.
Thirty lawyers from Tarter Krinsky & Drogin have been named to the 2018 New York Super Lawyers and Rising Stars lists as top lawyers in New York. The annual Super Lawyers list recognizes the top five percent of lawyers in New York for their professional achievements. Lawyers are selected through a process that includes independent research, peer nominations
International and Retail Group Chair, and Italy practice Co-Chair Giuliano Iannaccone was featured in an Am Law Mid-Market Report article, "A Broad Path For Midsize Firms Making it Abroad.” The article focused on how some mid-size firms are serving their international client base.
Tarter Krinsky & Drogin once again partnered with Università Bocconi to host a program at our offices in New York City for 16 Bocconi law students as part of its In-Company Training Program. The Bocconi In-Company Training Program is a global academic program that provides its students the opportunity to learn more about select companies in the United States.
This year, 28 lawyers from Tarter Krinsky & Drogin have been named to the 2017 New York Super Lawyers and Rising Stars lists as top lawyers in the state. The annual Super Lawyers list recognizes the top five percent of lawyers in New York for their professional achievements. Attorneys are selected through a process that includes independent research, peer nominations and peer evaluations.
Four Tarter Krinsky & Drogin attorneys were ranked on the Rising Stars list, which recognizes the top 2.5 percent of lawyers who either are under the age of 40 or have been in practice for 10 years or less.
New York Metro Super Lawyers has named 21 Tarter Krinsky & Drogin lawyers in 10 practices to its 2016 list.
Giuliano Iannaccone was quoted in “Analysis: The State of the Majors” for National Jeweler.
Giuliano Iannaccone spoke with Women's Wear Daily in an exclusive Q&A titled “Retail’s Next Chapter: Re-Imagining the In-Store Experience."
Giuliano Iannaccone was interviewed by Women’s Wear Daily for the article "Retail Outlook 2016: Apparel Drags While Experiential Thrives."
Giuliano Iannaccone was quoted in the FierceRetail article "From Virtual to Physical: A New Path for Retailers."
Giuliano Iannaccone was interviewed on CCTV America for Karina Huber's segment, "Chinese Yuan Devaluation Leads to Lower Prices for US Consumers."
The 2015 New York Super Lawyers recognized 22 of Tarter Krinsky & Drogin’s attorneys.
Giuliano Iannaccone was quoted in Home Accents Today's article "Retail Report: Clicks to Bricks."
Giuliano Iannaconne was quoted in The Journal of Commerce article, "Devalued Yuan Gets US Retailers Re-Negotiating With Chinese Suppliers."
Giuliano Iannaccone was quoted in the Reuters article "U.S. Retailers Prod China For Lower Prices After Devaluation" on August 28, 2015.
Giuliano Iannaccone was interviewed by Forbes on the challenges and opportunities for online brands expanding into bricks & mortar stores.
Giuliano Iannaccone was among the professionals interviewed by Women's Wear Daily for an analysis of the consequences of a strong dollar on global businesses, published in the article “Hefty Loot” in the May edition of the fashion magazine.
Giuliano Iannaccone’s work within Tarter Krinsky & Drogin’s Italian practice was highlighted in the articles published on Milano Finanza on May 30.
Giuliano Iannaccone’s was interviewed by the leading Italian newspaper Corriere della Sera for the article “Gli Stati Uniti sempre più spesso alla ricerca di novità Made in Italy” published on April 27.
Giuliano Iannaccone received a special recognition at the 2013 Legal Community IP Awards on June 17, 2013, for his work with companies in the design industry.
Giuliano Iannaccone was interviewed by Radio24, the Italian national all-news radio station, owned by IlSole24Ore, the Italian financial and legal newspaper.
Giuliano Iannaccone was interviewed in La Stampa, a prestigious Italian newspaper. The interview is part of a larger article on the removal of non-tariff barriers for certain Italian cold cut products that now can be imported in the US.
Giuliano Iannaccone, Partner, Chair of the International and Retail Groups and Co-Chair of the Italy Practice will participate in a webinar co-hosted by GEN USA and ANIMA - Confindustria Meccanica Varia (the Italian Mechanical Engineering Industry Association).
Tarter Krinsky & Drogin partnered with Università Bocconi to host a virtual educational program for Bocconi law students as part of its In-Company Training Program for the sixth consecutive year. The Bocconi In-Company Training Program is a global academic program that provides its students the opportunity to learn more about select companies in the United States and other countries worldwide.
Giuliano Iannaccone, Partner, Chair of the International and Retail Groups and Co-Chair of the Italy Practice at Tarter Krinsky & Drogin LLP, will speak at "USA-Italy Food Incubator" on January 14, 2020, in Treviso, Italy.
The event will announce the new food incubator project in New York, designed for small and mid-size businesses and start-up companies interested in entering the U.S. market. The program is hosted by the Italian Chamber of Commerce - Treviso and Belluno Chapters and co-sponsored by the Italy-America Chamber of Commerce of New York.
On June 7, Giuliano Iannaccone, Chair of the International and Retail Practice Groups, will be a faculty member on the Practising Law Institute’s (PLI) Fashion and Retail Law 2019: Trends and Developments program. The program will be held live in person in New York City and will also be available online as a webinar.
Giuliano will speak about, "The New Model of Retail Real Estate,” which will cover the disruption of traditional models of real estate, the rise of non-brand specific retailers and their business models, and the new era shopping center, among other topics.
Giuliano Iannaccone, Partner and Chair of Tarter Krinsky & Drogin's International and Retail Groups and Co-Chair of Italy practice; and Alex Spizz, Partner and Co-Chair of Bankruptcy and Corporate Restructuring practice will be attending the 2019 LAW Worldwide Europe, Africa & Middle East Regional Meeting later this week as representatives of Tarter Krinsky & Drogin, the New York member firm in LAW.
On April 29, International and Retail chair Giuliano Iannaccone and associate Federica Rigato once again hosted a group of students from Bocconi University, a private university in Milan, Italy, at our office in New York City to learn more about legal opportunities in the United States.
On May 14, Giuliano Iannaccone, Chair of the International and Retail Practice Groups, will be a featured speaker at the Luxury Law Summit’s New Luxury: The Masterclass for Fast Growth Luxury Companies – The Luxpreneurs seminar, which will be held in London. Giuliano will speak about, "The American Dream: Challenges, Risks and Opportunities for Luxury Companies in the USA.”
On June 14, International and Retail Practice Group chair Giuliano Iannaccone will be a featured panelist at a Luxury Marketing Council event at the Pierre Hotel in New York City. At the program, Giuliano will discuss key legal issues facing the luxury retail sector and how 2017 is shaping up in terms of regulations for the area. Giuliano will also offer his thoughts on the implications of potential legal challenges for companies who do business in the fashion and luxury goods market.
On April 25, International and Retail Practice Group chair Giuliano Iannaccone and associate Federica Rigato participated in a Confindustria Udine event for Italian entrepreneurs interested in expanding and conducting their businesses in the United States.
On April 24, International and Retail Practice Group chair Giuliano Iannaccone and associate Federica Rigato met with a group of law students from Bocconi University at our offices in New York City to learn more about the U.S. legal sector. Giuliano and Federica, who are both originally from Italy, discussed their personal experiences building their careers in the United States and offered the students helpful advice in pursuing an international career and opportunities working in the United States.
Tarter Krinsky & Drogin partnered with Università Bocconi to host a full-day program as part of its In-Company Training Program. The presentation, titled “Setting up Shop: Key Legal Issues for the Retail Industry” focused on the key legal challenges for retail clients entering the U.S. market.
Tarter Krinsky & Drogin Partner Giuliano Iannaccone spoke at two Italian conferences in October on the “Internationalization of Italian Companies in the American Market”. His presentation addressed corporation and limited liability companies, foreign entity and Delaware corporations, director and officer’s liability, as well as commercial contracts.
Giuliano Iannaccone presented “Internationalization of Italian Companies in the American Market” seminar organized by the Bar Association and the Accountants Association of Verona, Italy.
Amy Goldsmith and Giuliano Iannaccone will speak at "Fashion Law: the IP and Distribution Issues Facing the Industry Today" on February 15, 2013. This conference is co-sponsored by the International Association of Lawyers and the International Association of Young Lawyers.
Giuliano Iannaccone will speak at Confindustria in Verona, Italy on “Doing Business in the U.S.: Corporate, Tax and Legal Aspects,” to address corporate issues, commercial contracts, employment and real estate investments.
Giuliano Iannaccone and Luigi Perin recently co-authored Stati Uniti d'America: Diritto e Fiscalità d'Impresa (United States of America: Business Law and Taxation), a comprehensive resource to navigating the complicated business and tax issues facing Italian companies interested in doing business in the United States.
International and Retail Group chair and Italy practice co-chair Giuliano Iannaccone and Italy practice co-chair and International and Retail Group partner Gina Piazza co-authored an article in Women’s Wear Daily titled, "Litigation Trends Brands Need to Know Now to Mitigate Risk.” The article noted that doing business in the United States comes with increased risk and exposure, and highlighted several litigation and enforcement trends that are impacting the U.S. retail sector.
International and Retail Practice Chair Giuliano Iannaccone wrote the article, "Think Tank: Buying Into the Concession Model” for Women’s Wear Daily (WWD). The article addresses how retailers are reintroducing the concession model to attract shoppers. Giuliano discusses the benefits for both brands and department stores entering into a concession agreement and explains the legal challenges of the concession model.
Giuliano Iannaccone co-authored the article "Urban Outfitters is on-trend with acquisition of fast-casual dining brand" in the Retail Times. The article provides insight on the legal and business issues retailers should consider when coupling the fast-casual dining with retail strategy.
Giuliano Iannaccone article, "For Quick-Service Restaurants, It’s Location, Location and Lease" was featured in the Upstart Business Journal.
Giuliano Iannaccone co-authored the article, "For Quick-Service Restaurants, It’s Location, Location and Lease," which was featured in the New York Business Journal. The article covers the importance of site selection and lease negotiations in QSR business development and expansion models.
Giuliano Iannaccone’s article, “E-commerce in USA, attenti alle norme fiscali,” was published in MF Fashion. The article addresses e-commerce and its legal and financial issues in the American market.