Pirola Pennuto Zei & Associati

The China-Italy Chamber of Commerce (CICC) is the only business organization recognised by both the Italian Government (Ministry of Economic Development, MiSE) and People’s Republic of China (Ministry of Civil Affairs, MoCA) that aims to boost the internationalization and settlement of Italian business and to promote the “Made in Italy” in the PRC.

Established in 1991, CICC has now offices in Beijing, Chongqing, Guangzhou, Shanghai and Suzhou. The CICC Members (575 in 2016) represent the Italian business community such as public-invested and multinational corporations, small and medium-sized enterprises (both manufacturing and commercial), service companies etc.

To companies settled in China and those with on-going business within the Chinese market, the CICC offers informative, training and business networking opportunities. Besides, the CICC qualifies itself as a voicing platform for them to share topics of common interest. To companies interested in strengthening their business in China, the CICC offers consultancy, assistance and marketing services.

The established network together with the institutional endorsement provided the CICC with the opportunities to organise several activities boosting private businesses. b2b, institutional and business missions, participation to fairs both in China and in Italy, networking events, gala dinners, awarding ceremonies, culinary events, concerts, career days, etc.

The CICC’s work is about: deep understanding of the Chinese market, thanks to CICC rooted relationship with the business community and the local institutions; open dialogue and interaction with companies, being CICC itself a network of professionals; efficacy and efficiency, a must-have for a no-profit organization facing competition in providing qualified and affordable services.


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Event Details

The China-Italy Chamber of Commerce (CICC) is pleased to inform you that on December 15th 2021 from 6 pm to 8 pm our member Pirola Advisor China will organize the seminar "Italian Tax Incentives for Neo Residents and the Impact of Covid on International Mobility in China", which will be held both online and offline at the JingAn Kerry Centre (KINETIC SPACE, Tower 1, Floor 3 East Area, 1515 West Nanjing Rd - 200040 Jing'an Disctrict / KINETIC SPACE 1座3楼东区 南京西路1515号 - 200040静安区).

Registration starts at 5:30 pm.

Topics of discussion

Italian tax incentives for neo residents (inpatriates, "brain return", pensioners and flat tax). Italy offers up to 90% tax relief to individuals willing to relocate. Are you eligible?

Covid and international mobility with China:

• Travel restrictions (PU letters, family member's visa, quarantine, etc.) and tax implications for Expats working in and out of China.

• Remote working, prolonged uncertainty and tax implications - how to best handle international assignments in the age of Covid-19.

The event is free of charge, but registration is required.

Event Language: English


Luca Valdameri, Partner at Pirola Pennuto Zei & Associati - Milan

Mr. Valdameri specializes in providing tax and corporate consultancy in Italian, cross-border and international tax law; He is mainly involved in providing tax planning and assistance to families, individuals and employees of multinational companies (expatriates). Has significant experience in double taxation conventions, stock options and equity plans, trusts, personal service companies and social security agreements.

Member of the Board of Statutory Auditors of major national and international companies.

Antimo Cappuccio, Partner at Pirola Advisory China - Shanghai

Mr. Cappuccio has over 15 years' experience in China and practices in the areas of M&A, foreign direct investment and corporate transactions, corporate restructuring and Chinese and International tax planning. He has an extensive experience in cross border transactions involving Chinese and foreign legislations. He regularly advises some of the largest Italian and European corporations on their China related matters.

Member of the Board of Directors and Supervisory Board of major international companies in China.

Daniela Xue, Associate Partner at Pirola Advisory China - Shanghai

Ms. Xue is a Chinese qualified lawyer and has two master degrees respectively in Corporate law and Society and Institutions of Contemporary China, from the University of Roma Tre. Her professional expertise include Foreign Direct Investments, M&A, Chinese Corporate and Commercial Law, Chinese Labor Law, corporate restructuring and legal regulatory compliance. Mrs. Xue is fluent in Italian and English and regularly advises some of the largest European and Italian companies on their China related matters.

Jonathan Qiao, Senior Associate at Pirola Advisory China - Shanghai

Mr. QIAO is a qualified Chinese CPA and qualified Chinese tax advisor. Prior to joining Pirola Advisory China in 2018, Mr. QIAO has worked for PwC Shanghai, Nokia China and Mazars. Mr. QIAO professional expertise includes tax compliance, international taxation, transfer pricing, financial and tax due diligence in merger and acquisitions. He regularly advises international companies based in various counties in Europe, North America and Asia on their financial and tax matters.

Claudia Schiavone, Immigration Consultant at Pirola Pennuto Zei & Associati - Turin

Ms. Schiavone is providing tax and immigration assistance to inbound expats. She has over 15 years' experience in handling the work permit, visa and stay permit issue processes for individuals, including workers under assignment and their family members, as well as guaranteeing the proper processing of any related formality. She has worked with some of the major Italian companies and assisted their assignees/new hired employees. Ms. Schiavone is fluent in English and French.

Pirola Pennuto Zei & Associati

Pirola Pennuto Zei & Associati, with over 550 professionals, is one of the largest Italian advisory firms providing tax and legal service to mid-size companies and multinational groups.

The Firm's services cover tax matters such as domestic and international tax compliance and planning, transfer pricing, VAT and tax advisory to expatriates as well as legal matters in Mergers and Acquisition, Private Equity transactions, Banking and Financial matters, including regulatory aspects, Corporate and Commercial Law, Aviation Law, Labour Law, IT Law, Copyright and Litigation. The Firm also provides financial services to businesses.

Recognizing China's strategic role in the global market, Pirola Pennuto Zei & Associati operates in China through its associated companies Pirola Advisory China and Pirola Advisory Hong Kong (Pirola Advisory China) to help international companies succeed in this fast-growing economy.

With offices in Beijing, Shanghai and Hong Kong, Pirola Advisory China is dedicated to provide advice and assistance with respect to the development of business in the Greater China region and in the Far East area, assisting clients and investors in the areas of tax, legal, administrative and accounting consultancy.

Email: info.china@studiopirola.com

Link: http://www.pirolapennutozei.cn.com/

The CICC Staff


December 15, 2021

Main Schedule

5:30 PM - 6:00 PM
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM


Luca Valdameri (Partner at Pirola Pennuto Zei & Associati - Milan)

Luca Valdameri

Partner at Pirola Pennuto Zei & Associati - Milan

Antimo Cappuccio (Partner at Pirola Advisory China – Shanghai)

Antimo Cappuccio

Partner at Pirola Advisory China – Shanghai

Daniela Xue (Associate Partner at Pirola Advisory China - Shanghai)

Daniela Xue

Associate Partner at Pirola Advisory China - Shanghai

Jonathan Qiao (Senior Associate at Pirola Advisory China – Shanghai)

Jonathan Qiao

Senior Associate at Pirola Advisory China – Shanghai

Claudia Schiavone (Immigration Consultant at Pirola Pennuto Zei & Associati - Turin)

Claudia Schiavone

Immigration Consultant at Pirola Pennuto Zei & Associati - Turin

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