Giuliano Iannaccone is a Partner in the Corporate and Securities Practice, Chair of the International and Retail Practice Groups and co-chair of the Italy Practice Group. He is a member of the firm’s Executive Committee.
Giuliano represents U.S. and non-U.S. companies in a broad spectrum of international and domestic transactions and acts as general counsel for many of his clients. He leads the firm’s practice with Italian clients, providing them with legal advice and services in both English and Italian, and also assists U.S. companies interested in doing business in Italy.
Giuliano has represented clients ranging from start-up ventures to large multinational companies in a variety of industries, including furniture, fashion, jewelry, toys, e-commerce, architecture and design, food and beverage, and kitchenware.
Giuliano is a member of the Association of the Bar of the City of New York and served on its Committee on Foreign and Comparative Law from 2004 to 2006. He is the co-author of L’esercizio d’impresa negli U.S.A., Profili legali e fiscali (Doing Business in the U.S.A., Legal and Tax Aspects), Data Ufficio, 2003. He is also the co-author of Stati Uniti d’America: guida al diritto e alla fiscalità d’impresa (United States of America: Business Law and Tax Guide), IPSOA/Wolters Kluwer, 2012.
Before joining Tarter Krinsky & Drogin, Giuliano was special counsel at a boutique international law firm in New York. Previously, he founded and managed the Iannaccone Law Firm, a boutique practice representing Italian companies and individuals.
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.
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.
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.