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PARTNER

Franco Dante

After gaining, his first hands-on experience interning for a law & accounting firm and an asset management company in the US in 1983/84, Franco was an associate at Pasteris Mignanego Desideri & Associati until 1996, before founding Dante & Associati in 1997. Practicing since the 80s, he has decades of experience on estate planning and reorganization of family-owned companies, taxation of holding companies, international tax planning, M&A negotiations and contracts, corporate tax and corporate law, and has recently become one of the figures of reference on the taxation of art across Italy.

Education

UNIVERSITY OF TURIN
M.S. (Magna Cum Laude), Economics, 1981

Languages

  • Italian
  • English
  • French

Activities & Affiliations

  • Lecturer for post-graduate courses and speaker for seminars and conventions regarding international taxation matters
  • Statutory Auditor for real estate management & development companies and financial intermediaries
  • Director for family holding companies
  • Author of several publications on international taxation 

Certifications

  • Chartered accountant (Dottore Commercialista) since 1982
  • Accountant Auditor (Revisore Legale) since 1995
  • Assessor for the Court (Consulente del Giudice) since 1993 

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PARTNER

Laura Monasterolo

After more than a decade of experience at , Laura joined Dante & Associati on its inception in 1997. She is an expert on corporate income taxation, financial intermediaries, financial statements and accounting principles. Concerning individuals, she assists professionals and artists on income taxation. She also specializes in the taxation and accounting of trust companies (authorized ex L. 23.11.1939, no 1966) and of consortia (Consorzi Fidi).

Education

UNIVERSITY OF TURIN
M.S., Economics, 1985

Languages

• Italian
• English

Activities & Affiliations

  • Statutory Auditor for manufacturing companies, asset management companies and consortia
  • Corporate Secretary for private companies
  • Trust company, Director

Certifications

  • Chartered accountant (Dottore Commercialista) since 1989
  • Accountant Auditor (Revisore Legale) since 1995 

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ASSOCIATE

Paolo Maccario

Paolo got her start working under Hugo Walters, Esq., director of the ABC Fashion Institute. He specializes in all things related to fashion law, whether that’s securing a trademark for a logo design or helping clients work through federal textile laws. Before joining Harris Ingram, he was an associate at fine arts practice Veronica Chin, PLLC. Isabel also represents fine artists, galleries, appraisers, and more on art litigation matters.

Education

UNIVERSITY OF TURIN
M.S., Economics, 2002

Languages

• Italian
• English

Activities & Affiliations

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Certifications

  • Chartered accountant (Dottore Commercialista) since 2006
  • Accountant Auditor (Revisore Legale) since 2008

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PARTNER

Maria Vittoria Vaccarino

Paolo got her start working under Hugo Walters, Esq., director of the ABC Fashion Institute. In Dante & Associati since 1999

Education

CATHOLIC UNIVERSITY OF MILAN
Master in Law, 1995

Languages

• Italian
• English

Activities & Affiliations

  • Author of several publications concerning tax treaties, residence of individuals and companies, monitoring of foreign investments and investments abroad
  • Member of the Chamber of Tax Attorneys of Piedmont

Certifications

  • Member of the Bar of Turin since 1998
  • Infor Tax Master, Milan, 1999 

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PARTNER

Eugenio Alby

Paolo got her start working under Hugo Walters, Esq., director of the ABC Fashion Institute. He specializes in all things related to fashion law, whether that’s securing a trademark for a logo design or helping clients work through federal textile laws. Before joining Harris Ingram, he was an associate at fine arts practice Veronica Chin, PLLC. Isabel also represents fine artists, galleries, appraisers, and more on art litigation matters.

Education

    UNIVERSITY OF TURIN
    M.S., Economics, 1993

    Languages

    • Italian
    • English

    Activities & Affiliations

    • Statutory Auditor for real estate development, real estate management, manufacturing and holding companies
    • Author of publications concerning capital gain and its international taxation
    • Teacher at "Piero Piccatti" training school, ODCEC (Italian Association of Chartered Accountants and Accountant Auditors) of Turin

    Certifications

    • Chartered Accountant (Dottore Commercialista) since 1995
    • Accountant Auditor (Revisore Legale) since 1999 

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    PARTNER

    Piero Gargano

    Paolo got her start working under Hugo Walters, Esq., director of the ABC Fashion Institute. He specializes in all things related to fashion law, whether that’s securing a trademark for a logo design or helping clients work through federal textile laws. Before joining Harris Ingram, he was an associate at fine arts practice Veronica Chin, PLLC. Isabel also represents fine artists, galleries, appraisers, and more on art litigation matters.

    Education

      UNIVERSITY OF TURIN
      M.S., Economics, 1992

      Languages

      • Italian
      • English
      • French

      Activities & Affiliations

      • Statutory Auditor for manufacturing and real estate companies
      • VAT representative for foreign companies 

      Certifications

      • Chartered accountant (Dottore Commercialista) since 1996
      • Accountant Auditor (Revisore Legale) since 1999
      • Assessor for the Court (Consulente del Giudice) since 2001

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      PARTNER

      Stefania Petri

      Stefania got her start working under Hugo Walters, Esq., director of the ABC Fashion Institute.

      In Dante & Associati since 1999
      Junior associate with Studio Sollazzo, Rome, until 1998.

      Education

        UNIVERSITY OF ROME
        M.S., Economics, 1996

        Languages

        • Italian
        • English

        Activities & Affiliations

        • Statutory Auditor for trading & service companies
        • Liquidator of consortia
        • Attorney for a trust company (ex L.23.11.1939, no 1966)

        Certifications

        • Chartered Accountant (Dottore Commercialista) since 2002
        • Accountant Auditor (Revisore Legale) since 2002

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        ASSOCIATE

        Federica Caloja

        After three years experience at Studio Milanese - Garbolino - Ranalli, Federica joined Dante & Associati in 2010. She specializes in Budgeting & Reporting, Financial statements and accounting principles, Taxation of real estate companies and Taxation of small and medium-size companies and Professionals. She is also an expert in international taxation.

        Education

          UNIVERSITY OF TURIN
          M.S., Business and Economics, 2004

          Languages

          • Italian
          • English

          Activities & Affiliations

          • Assistant at preparatory courses for Chartered Accountants of Torino

          Certifications

          • Chartered Accountant (Dottore Commercialista) since 2008
          • Accountant Auditor (Revisore Legale) since 2008

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          ASSOCIATE

          Elisabetta Chiono

          After six years of experience at two different firms in Torino, Elisabetta spent one year at Robilant + Voena - based in Milan and London - before joyning Dante Associati in 2017. A lawyer by formation and deeply passionated by art, Elisabetta is an expert of art law, cultural assets administrative law and civil law.


          Education

            UNIVERSITY OF TURIN
            Master in Law, 2009

            Languages

            • Italian
            • English
            • French

            Activities & Affiliations

            • Chiono Reisova Art Gallery, Turin since 2016

            Certifications

            • Member of the Bar of Turin since 2017