Fulvia Astolfi

Fulvia Astolfi

Partner
Rome

Email fulvia.astolfi@​hoganlovells.com

Phone +39 06 6758 23 1

Fax +39 06 67582323

LanguagesEnglish, Italian

Practice groupCorporate

"Fulvia Astolfi assists with a variety of compliance matters such as the Law 231 framework, and also helps with investigations. "She is very smart, practical and has a lot of experience," report clients"

Chambers Europe 2019

With over 25 years' experience, Fulvia is the proud founder of the Italian Hogan Lovells offices, which she opened in 2000. Fulvia represents the unique combination of a multi-focused lawyer, with solid experience in tax law, corporate law/M&A and asset finance and of a leader with astounding managing capabilities accrued as Managing Partner of the firm's Rome office from 2000 to 2016. She leads the Italian Tax practice, and has led the International Tax practice worldwide at Hogan Lovells from 2005 to 2014.

Whenever a client is looking for tax assistance in the framework of cross-practice deals such as M&A transactions, including international asset deals, mergers, reorganizations and restructuring, or of financial and asset finance transactions of any sorts (such as loans, securitization, transfer of NPL, asset finance or leases, financing and tax optimization of aircraft, rolling stock, ships and cranes), Fulvia's broad experience and multi-practice outlook will provide them not only with the most appropriate tax solution, but also with the added value of her support in the project management.

Her long standing experience, fairness and problem solving approach provide clients with the best ally in case of tax inspections and tax assessments. Over the years Fulvia successfully assisted clients both in pre-litigation procedures, discussing possible settlements with Tax Authorities and in litigations before the Tax Courts.

Fulvia lectures at post-graduated course at Il Sole 24 Ore Business School and regularly contributes to publication on tax and corporate governance issues.

She is very active in Citizenship activities and pro bono legal assistance.

Awards and recognitions

2019

Best Lawyer of the Year for Advice
Legalcommunity Tax Awards

2018-2019

Tax, Leading Individual
Legal 500 EMEA

2018-2019

Compliance
Legal 500 EMEA

2016

Standout Women Award
conferred at the Italian House of Parliament

2016

Always on top of things; she covers all angles and is able to explain things in a way that is very easy to understand
Chambers Europe

2015

Very good on financial operations.
Chambers Europe

2015

Rome-based practice head Fulvia Astolfi provides ‘an outstanding service’.
Legal 500 EMEA

2014-2015

Fulvia Astolfi Shortlisted for Best in Tax and Tax Dispute Resolution for European Women
Business Law Awards

2014

Fulvia Astolfi wins praise for her ability to understand the complexities of international tax laws.
Chambers Europe

2010-2011

The Italian Tax team led by Fulvia won the International Tax Law award as Best Italian Tax Firm

Education and admissions

Education

Attendance at Courses in Taxation, Queen Mary University of London, 1994

Diploma, Summer School of the Columbia University of New York University of Amsterdam, 1992

Business and Tax Law Diploma, 1990

Bar admissions and qualifications

Italy

Representative experience

FMS on tax structuring in relation to the transfer of risk assets and non-strategic business units and the subsequent refinancing.

CNP Assurance Group on the tax analysis of the various options available to restructure their presence in Italy and Spain.

All tax issues related to Kuwait Petroleum International affiliates on their acquisition of Shell's downstream businesses in Italy.

Sorgente Group on the acquisition, executed through one of its real estate funds, of Queensbury House in Mayfair containing office, commercial and residential space.

FMS on several follow-up projects for the legal transfer of assets and/or the restructuring of transferred assets, including request of formal ruling to the tax.

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