Business opportunities in foreign markets are abundant. Do you have the support you need to seize them? Whether you’re based overseas and want to expand in the U.S., or an American entity entering overseas markets, our international group can help you navigate new-market challenges, meet local requirements and take the most direct path to global growth.
Tarter Krinsky & Drogin’s International practice provides full cross-border transactional services to both U.S. and non-U.S. clients. Our advice springs from experience across industries and a thorough understanding of international business operations and market trends.
Fluent in Italian, German, Chinese, French
Our clients—from individuals to small businesses to multinational corporations—operate in a variety of industries, including real estate, banking, shipping, advertising, insurance, software, pharmaceuticals, fashion
Representation of Domestic Clients Abroad
We help U.S. companies successfully navigate the laws and regulations of foreign countries through close relationships with a worldwide network of trusted legal advisors. Transactions include:
Representation of Overseas Clients
Gaining a foothold in the U.S. and strategically expanding operations can dramatically enhance business performance. We have helped many non-U.S. clients and their U.S. subsidiaries establish and expand operations in the U.S. Our attorneys provide expert guidance on:
Our immigration expertise includes working with leaders in the energy and finance fields who qualify for Extraordinary Ability and National Interest Waivers.
We also counsel individual investors in U.S. securities transactions.
The International Practice has an established network of foreign associates. We are also a member of Lawyers Associated Worldwide (LAW), a global association of 100 independent law firms located in over 50 countries.
|Braginsky, Philip Partner and Co-Chair of Biologics Practice and China Practice||Partner and Co-Chair of Biologics Practice and China Practice||212.216.8065|
|Checchinato, Serena Associate||Associate||12122161189|
|Galante, Victoria Associate||Associate||12122161196|
|Giovine, Marco Counsel||Counsel||12122161150|
|Iannaccone, Giuliano Partner and Chair of International and Retail Groups and Co-Chair of Italy Practice||Partner and Chair of International and Retail Groups and Co-Chair of Italy Practice||12122161110|
|Ilic, Maja Counsel||Counsel||212.216.8071|
|Levine, Roxanne H. Partner||Partner||212.216.1122|
|Lin, Rachel J. Counsel||Counsel||212.216.1152|
|Ostertag, Juergen R. Partner and Chair of German Practice||Partner and Chair of German Practice||12122161170|
|Piazza, Gina M. Partner and Co-Chair of Italy Practice||Partner and Co-Chair of Italy Practice||12122161129|
|Rigato, Federica Associate||Associate||12122161194|
|Skerst, Félicienne von Associate*||Associate*||12122161154|
|Steer, Richard L. Partner and Chair of Employment Practices Liability Insurance Practice||Partner and Chair of Employment Practices Liability Insurance Practice||212.216.8070|
|Taruschio, Anna Counsel||Counsel||12122161126|
|Xia, Jing Partner and Co-Chair of Pharmaceutical and Biologics Practice and China Practice||Partner and Co-Chair of Pharmaceutical and Biologics Practice and China Practice||212.216.1158|
|Zagorsky, Arthur Partner||Partner||212.216.8030|
Marco Giovine, Counsel in the Firm’s Italy Practice, has been appointed as Treasurer in the Italy Chamber of Commerce West (IACCW).
Thirty-three lawyers from Tarter Krinsky & Drogin have been named to the 2021 New York Metro Super Lawyers and Rising Stars lists.
NEW YORK — August 2021 — Tarter Krinsky & Drogin LLP is pleased to announce that Félicienne von Skerst has joined the Firm as an associate in the German Practice.
On May 24, 2021, Chair of International and Retail Practice Groups and Co-Chair of Italy Practice, Giuliano Iannaccone, was interviewed by Italia Oggi regarding the changes to the international markets due to COVID-19 and their way to recovery.
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.
In the latest episode of Law Brief, “Do Gift Cards Keep on Giving? How the Law Affects the Consumer, the Retailer and the State,” International and Retail partner Gina Piazza sat down with Litigation partner and host Rich Schoenstein to delve into all things gift cards.
Gina and Rich discuss whether and when gift cards expire, the related obligations of retailers and how unused balances might constitute “abandoned property” that must be turned over to the state.
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.
International, Retail and Corporate & Securities associate Serena Checchinato was recently named to the New York City Bar Association’s 2019 Art Law Committee, which addresses developments and issues impacting the not-for-profit and commercial art worlds, including the authenticity of art, copyright, moral rights, title, business transactions, insurance and nonprofit law.
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.
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.
On May 3, Tarter Krinsky & Drogin managing partner Alan Tarter partner Gina Piazza were featured in a SHRM Online (Society for Human Resource Management) article discussing how on-the-job language training leads to improved business results.
Real Estate Weekly featured the recent promotions of Gina Piazza and Christopher Tumulty in its Deals and Dealmakers section.
Tarter Krinsky & Drogin recently announced the promotions of three lawyers, David Kleinmann and Gina Piazza to partner, and Chris Tumulty to counsel.
TKD continues to grow with the addition of two associates to the firm.
Tarter Krinsky & Drogin is pleased to announce the promotions of three lawyers, two to partner and one to counsel.
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."
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.
Over the last few years, restaurants, retailers and other businesses have been inundated with lawsuits regarding the accessibility of their websites and mobile applications and the need to comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Now, they may have another issue to contend with: the requirement that store gift cards include Braille.
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.